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Play-based learning to develop 21st Century Skills

Aaditya Tangri, Co-Founder & CEO of Kalebr Americas and Founder of STEAMathalon shares his thoughts on why play-based learning today is important for a brighter future tomorrow.
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How valuable are exams to employers?

With 81% of students admitting to feeling pressure to finding a job within six months of graduating, Fresh Student Living has looked at how valuable exams are to employers in the modern working world.
early years

Open Study College launches flexible early years educator qualification course

Aspiring nursery professionals can now become qualified to enter the nursery sector through the flexible Diploma for the Early Years Workforce; provided by leading distance learning provider, Open Study College.
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Empathetic technology to help teachers teach

More often than not we find technologies used to enhance pupils’ attention spans, build confidence and learn more effectively, rarely is the conversation centred around how innovation can also help teachers teach.
structure of gcse, gcse exams

Does the structure of GCSE exams matter?

Results of a research project on the impact of modular and linear structures of GCSE exams have been published.
Reconciliation

Reconciliation in a higher education context: Tensions and challenges

Dawn Zinga, Associate Professor and Chair at the Department of Child and Youth Studies at Brock University explores reconciliation in a higher education context, by detailing the tensions and challenges in this area
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Laying the foundations for a successful degree apprenticeship programme

Alasdair Poole, Apprenticeships Manager at Ashridge Executive Education details the importance of laying the foundations for a successful degree apprenticeship programme.

Centre for Doctoral Training in Prosthetics and Orthotics

The UK is set to train many more highly skilled engineers in prosthetics and orthotics following the announcement of a new global centre of excellence based at the University of Salford.
biomedical fields

Providing a path to advanced degrees in biomedical fields

The NYU Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences aims to train the next generation of scientists to make breakthroughs and advances in society at large, explains Naoko Tanese.
genomic medicine, NHS staff

NHS staff can now upskill in revolutionary Genomic medicine at Swansea University

Swansea University Medical School’s Master’s degree in genomic medicine has been designed to help NHS staff to understand and use the growing personalised medicine approach.
fake universities

Prospects shuts down 75 fake universities in UK

75 websites fraudulently offering UK degrees have been closed since Prospects was appointed by the government to investigate bogus institutions in 2015.
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Spring clean your school security

The Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) issues security guidance for school security ahead of the spring bank holidays.
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Report examines origins of ‘maths anxiety’

A recent report examines the origins of ‘maths anxiety’ among primary and secondary school students which disproportionately affects girls.

Why digital transformation in education matters

Peter Richardson, Senior Marketing Manager PFU (EMEA), explains why digital transformation in education plays a crucial role.
children with special educational needs

Is the UK education system equipped to look after children with special educational needs?

Where The Trade Buys conduct a study to explore how well equipped the UK education system is to look after children with special educational needs (SEN).
Specialist teachers

Specialist teachers for deaf children battling with stress, workload and long hours

Specialist teachers for deaf children are battling stress, spiralling workloads and excessive hours as the system falls into crisis, the National Deaf Children’s Society has warned.
gender-queer researcher, University of Salzburg

Ralph J. Poole: Becoming a gender-queer researcher

Professor Ralph J. Poole, University of Salzburg, opens up about his career as a gender-queer researcher, here.
language and communication needs

More action required to support young people with speech, language and communication needs

Leading organisations have come together to urge the Government to do more to improve support for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN).
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Parents lack confidence in helping their children with homework

According to new research by Oxford Home Schooling, only a third of parents feel confident helping their children with homework.
pressured to go to university

Students felt pressured to go to university by school teachers

New research looking into the benefit of apprenticeships has revealed that 64% of Britons felt pressured to go to university by teachers whilst they were at school, and a further 41% felt pressured by their parents.

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