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digitalisation

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
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
education

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
teaching unions

Teaching unions merge to form National Education Union

Two teaching unions, the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) have formed the National Education Union (NEU)
GCSE exams

New GCSE exams ‘toughest in 30 years’

As thousands of students await the results of their GCSE exams some experts are claiming tests taken over the summer were the 'toughest since O Levels'

Experts warn ‘thousands’ could receive incorrect GCSE results

A new grading system for GCSE results has lead to concerns that many students may receive incorrect grades and complaints of difficulty determining marks.

Specific language impairment: what do we know?

Mabel L Rice, University of Kansas details how the language of children with specific language impairment differs from typical children
University class sizes are falling

New study highlights wealth gap in UK universities

A new wealth gap study suggests that UK students from wealthy backgrounds are 18 times more likely to go to University

Poll shows students are satisfied with degree courses

A new poll by the National Student Survey (NSS) has found that the majority of university students in the UK are happy with their courses

Truth and Reconciliation: What strides have been made?

How are Canadian higher education institutions responding to the truth and reconciliation commission’s calls to action? Brock University’s Dawn Zinga shares

Why you can’t brand a university

Ian Allison, Strategic Creative Director, Instinctif Partners talks about creating an effective university brand and how traditional methods have changed

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