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Digital assessment could be the answer to closing the digital skills gap

Peter Collison, Head of Formative Assessment and School Platforms at RM, explores what the education sector can do to help reduce the gap between digital skills and demand.
DIAL

Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course: structures and processes

Existing and rising inequalities pose fundamental challenges to European societies and economies, including wealth and COVID-19.
youth skills

World Youth Skills Day: How has the pandemic affected the future of the tech...

In recognition of World Youth Skills Day, a group of technology industry leaders discuss the impact of the pandemic on young people, and in particular what this is going to hold for the future of the technology industry.
interactive touchscreen

Interactive touchscreen technology can improve student engagement

Nadav Avni, Chief Marketing Officer at Radix Technologies, discusses the benefits of interactive touchscreens for students including improving learning results and encouraging inclusivity.
doctoral training

MRC invests £79 million to support doctoral training

The Medical Research Council (MRC) has announced that it will invest £79 million to support doctoral training for the next three years, through its Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) competition.
contemporary medical education, healthcare

Disruptive Change in Contemporary Medical Education

Here, L. Maximilian Buja, MD, explains the nuances of disruptive change in contemporary medical education and proposes solutions.
adverse childhood experience, child trauma

Adverse Childhood Experiences project given £3.8 million funding

The Adverse Childhood Experiences project, led by Professor Kam Bhui and Professor Eunice Ma, aims to create interventions for children who suffer from life-shaping trauma.
people and innovation

Europe invests in people and innovation

Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, illustrates how education, research and innovation are essential for transformations that can lead us to a sustainable economy.
inclusivity in science

Science should be for everyone

Open Access Government take a look at the British Science Association’s work to foster inclusivity in science, creating community cohesion and engagement.
biological pigments, crayfish

An impact of biological pigments as teaching material

Here, Professor Kouji Takeda and others discuss the NODAI A-STEM Education project, which looks at the impact of biological pigments as teaching material.
the digital divide

Universities bridging the digital divide through social mobility

Sean Lowry, Group Chief Technology Officer at Glide, explores the widening digital divide in the UK and how the end of lockdown will see increased social mobility, especially amongst young people who are applying for universities.
AI-powered EdTech

Why AI-powered EdTech is the future of life-long learning

Aliki Constantinou, Educational Consultant, Soffos.ai, delves into the importance of debate in education and how AI-powered EdTech can enhance discursive learning.
reading development

Assessing children’s post-lockdown reading development

Pamela Hanigan and Rachel Gelder, founders of Lancashire Dyslexia Information Guidance and Support (LDIGS), explain how teachers and SENDCos can assess children's post-lockdown reading development to give the best support to their learning back in the classroom.
undergraduate medical education, medical

Challenges for undergraduate and graduate medical education

Maximilian Buja, MD from McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, highlights challenges in imparting clinical skills in contemporary undergraduate medical education & graduate medical education.
Japan HR, higher education

What kind of HR does Japan need?

This article summarises what has been done so far in Japanese higher education to develop advanced human resources (HR), which highlights the lack of programmes and teaching materials, and argues for the need to develop advanced learning support personnel (LSP).
growth of online education, digital education

Online education to support digital skills training for economic growth 

Digitalisation continues to grow in many sectors, resulting in significant demand for skills-based education and training - Here, Professor Neil Morris argues for growth of online education.
mental health of teenage girls, mental

Scientists say COVID has worst impact on mental health of teenage girls

Scientists analysed 59,000 Icelandic adolescents to understand the psychological impact of COVID-19 - now, they say the pandemic has significantly harmed the mental health of teenage girls.
NextGeneration EU

Closing education gaps with the NextGeneration EU recovery plan

Salvatore Nigro, CEO of JA Europe and Andzelika Rusteikienė CEO of JA Lithuania, discuss why the NextGeneration EU recovery plan must close the gaps in education that the COVID-19 crisis has exposed.
value from research data

Why collaboration is the key to generating value from research data

Enzo Brienza, sales manager, InterSystems, discusses why higher education institutions need to consider collaboration with other organisations to generate value from research data.
careers advice

How can VR help students make career decisions?

BTEC Quality Nominee, careers co-ordinator and music teacher, Emma Gaukroger from Greenwood Academy discusses how technology can help students with careers guidance.

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