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Councils receive funding boost to support childcare and early education

Councils across England will receive a funding boost to deliver free childcare places, enabling parents to work more flexibly and supporting children’s early development.
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65% of 15-year-olds worry about their future career

Future First polling shows 75% of 15 year olds feel it would be useful to hear from alumni in working life, especially about their own future career.
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UK divided over student loans for prisoners

The UK is narrowly divided over whether prisoners should be able to take out student loans to pay for degrees, according to an exclusive poll by LearnBonds.
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Why we need to talk more about hearing loss

Mark Hopkinson, Head of the Centre for Deaf Education, City Lit states why we need to talk more about hearing loss.
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Une stratégie commune à long terme pour 2025 en matière de formation, de recherche...

Frédérique Vidal, ministre de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l’Innovation au gouvernement français, explique comment les universités européennes vont définir une stratégie commune et à long terme pour 2025 en matière de formation, de recherche et d’innovation.
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Three ways EdTech will benefit this century’s learners

Felicity Parsisson, Learning Designer at FutureLearn, explains three ways in which EdTech will benefit this century’s learners.

Building an advanced computing ecosystem for 21st-century research and education

Here, four experts from the National Science Foundation reveal their thoughts about building an advanced computing ecosystem for 21st-century research and education.
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Promoting public health in the European Union Member States

Here, we take a look at some recent examples of how public health in European Union Member States has been supported by the outgoing European Commissioner for Health & Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis.
top talent

Science of attraction: How to source and retain top talent in STEM

Inez Cornell at Radleys identifies what companies and universities can be doing to not only attract top talent and encourage people to pursue a career within science but how to retain employees, as well.
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Achieving excellence in U.S. science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education

Here, we explore the mission of the Directorate for Education and Human Resources at the National Science Foundation to achieve excellence in U.S. science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education at all levels.
Global citizenship

Education: Global citizenship for human flourishing

Dr Anantha Duraiappah and Nandini Chatterjee Singh from UNESCO, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development, share their views on the importance of global citizenship for human flourishing.
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Swansea University Medical School’s Director of Research releases 100th cancer research paper

After a career spanning more than 20 years, a Swansea University Professor’s passion for research is as ‘strong as ever’, as he marks a very notable achievement – the release of his 100th cancer research paper.
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Implementing the Investigative Science Learning Environment

Eugenia Etkina, Distinguished Professor of Science Education at Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, continues to share her thoughts on the Implementing Investigative Science Learning Environment (ISLE), with a focus on the first aspect of the environment and how it can be implemented with students of all ages.
Open Access Government October 2019

Open Access Government October 2019

Open Access Government October 2019 has more content than ever before. I hope you enjoy reading about a wealth of government policy issues globally, such as health and social care, research and innovation, environment, agriculture, energy, transport, industry, ICT, legal affairs and HR & training.
EdTech

Revolutionising teacher workload: Unlocking the potential of EdTech

Research from University College London shows teachers work on average 47 hours a week, around 8 hours a week more than comparable OECD countries, here Shehzad Najib, CEO of Kinteract, discusses how EdTech can reduce teacher workload.
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Can mindfulness help your child’s education?

Here, Rachel Hall, Managing Director of Busy Things, discusses how mindfulness can benefit your child’s education and how you can try it with them at home.
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Academia: An important player in the drug discovery ecosystem

Dr Richard Angell and Dr Jane Kinghorn from the Drug Discovery Group (Translational Research Office), at University College London (UCL), explain the value of drug discovery in academia in bridging the “Valley of Death”.
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Blockchain: A magic wand to omnichannel retail challenges?

Associate Professors Joline Uichanco, Stefanus Jasin and Debjit Roy offer their expertise to discuss how blockchain can be used to solve traceability, trust, and transparency challenges faced by omnichannel retailers.
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Science and higher education for the future of Portugal

Here, we speak to Manuel Heitor, Portuguese Minister of Science, about how science and higher education in Portugal are helping to turn the country into a knowledge hub for future generations, amongst other things.
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Boosting University research funding in the UK

Megan Warrender, Writer, examines the work of Chris Skidmore MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, in particular, his endeavours to boost University research funding in the UK.

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