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Reinforcing the foundations in Canadian teacher education

Both the Canadian Association of Foundations of Education and Canadian History of Education Association examine the fundamentals of teacher education in the country today The...
Higher Education and Research

Increasing the quality of higher education and research

Torbjørn Røe Isaksen, former Minister of Education and Research reveals his ambitions to increase the quality of higher education and research in Norway These are...

Adaptivity and Digitalisation Enables Learner Centred Learning

A couple of seasoned experts from TU Chemnitz explore digitalisation and individual learning progress, in this informative profile
paperless working

Education sector is furthest away from achieving paperless working

Organisations in the education sector rely the most on paper and have the largest amount of work to do to reduce their usage, new...
Evolution of Higher Education

The evolution of higher education in Macao

Two academics provide an expert perspective on the compelling story of higher education in Macao, China The evolution of higher education systems is a subject...
Speech, language and communication

Speech, language and communication skills

Director of Education at I CAN, Deirdre Fitzpatrick turns the spotlight on speech, language and communication skills (SLCN) As I CAN’s Director of Education I’m...
teacher recruitment

How can we reverse the teacher recruitment and retention crisis?

Emma Hollis, Executive Director of the National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers sheds light on the issues around teacher recruitment and retention With issues around...
university labels

Group mentality – is it time to move beyond broad brush university labels?

With many institutions still tied to the ‘former poly’ label, Jeremy Durrant at Instinctif Partners asks whether such groupings are still worthwhile A desire to...
cybersecurity in schools

Why it’s time for the UK education sector to prioritise cybersecurity in schools

Oliver Wells, Education Manager at Sophos, explains that the education in the UK must turn its focus to cybersecurity in schools
student experience

Can UK Higher Education maintain the ‘student experience’ in the age of Brexit?

Robert Stoneman from GlobalData looks at how the UK can offer a unique and sought-after student experience during Brexit uncertainty
blockchain courses

Ivy League colleges offer blockchain courses in the US

Ivy League universities including Yale are offering blockchain courses allowing students to study cryptocurrency technology
language impairment

What causes specific language impairment?

Mabel L Rice from the University of Kansas describes how nonverbal cognitive impairments are neither necessary nor sufficient
communication skills

Bercow: children’s communication skills ten years on

Mary Hartshorne, Head of Evidence at I CAN, the children’s communication charity writes about the importance of good language and communication skills
role of education

The role of education and educational research for a sustainable future

The European Educational Research Association stresses the important role of education in helping people to participate in a democratic society

The Education Policy Institute and education performance in England

Executive Director of the Education Policy Institute, Natalie Perera shares her reflections on education performance in England today
school funding

Parents being asked to contribute to school funding

New data shows that 40% of parents in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland are being asked to regularly contribute to school funding

Improving education in Scotland

Standardised assessments will help empower schools to tackle the attainment gap and drive improvements in education, the Scottish Government’s Deputy First Minister (DFM) John Swinney underlines
teach life skills

Public Health England launches programme to teach life skills in schools

Public Health England (PHE) has launched a new programme in schools set up to teach life skills to children, helping them deal with the modern world
teacher's pay

Teacher’s pay declining according to OECD figures

Teacher's pay in England and Scotland has declined over the past 2 years according to figures from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
student mental health

Study shows a decline in student mental health

A new study has revealed that student mental health has declined sharply, with fives times as many suffering from mental illness

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