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international politics, racism

Racism’s impact on International Politics can no longer be ignored

Sarah Coolican, Project Coordinator, explains how the new Racism and International Politics programme at LSE IDEAS hopes to facilitate urgent, ongoing conversations of global racial disparity.
national teaching programme, pandemic

Rapid and successful adaptation of a national teaching programme to COVID-19

Dr Andrew McIndoe MBE & Dr Ed Hammond MBE chart the rapid and successful adaptation of delivery of a national teaching programme to the COVID-19 pandemic.
disparities in STEM, racial

New data examines the racial disparities in STEM education

The University of Illinois found that disparities in STEM could be linked to student experiences of racial microaggressions, making it difficult to continue a STEM education.
LGBTQ people in STEM, research

New data examines presence of LGBTQ people in STEM

While US researchers are rightfully examining ethnicity and gender in their fields, the data for LGBTQ people in STEM fields has been notoriously lacking, until now
contemporary medical education,

Disruptive change in contemporary medical education

Here, L. Maximilian Buja, MD, describes a disruptive change in contemporary medical education and explains the unintended consequences of that change.
COVID-19 school closures, spring

Have COVID-19 school closures impacted academic achievement?

The American Education Research Association discusses initial insights onto how COVID-19 school closures in Spring 2020 impacted student learning.
IT teams

Proactive IT and the flexible future of higher education 

Matt Hall, Assistant Director of IT at Bournemouth University, explores the challenges that university IT teams are facing as they support an increase in remote learning.
knowledge and education

Portugal: “The development of a country requires knowledge and education”

Open Access Government investigates Portugal’s current strategies for improving research and innovation post COVID-19, and finds that knowledge and education are key.
Washington Space Grant Consortium & the Northwest Earth & Space Sciences Pipeline

Washington Space Grant Consortium and the Northwest Earth & Space Sciences Pipeline

Collaborative research between the Washington Space Grant Consortium and the Northwest Earth & Space Sciences Pipeline for a better understanding
black students, british schools

Black Students Matter: Can British schools learn anti-racism? 

Halima Jibril, History student and Founding Editor of Ashamed Magazine, discusses Black children in the British school system and calls for education outside of traditional schooling.
Examination results, England, Scotland

Downgraded exam results in Scotland cause anger

Exam results released in Scotland create waves of anger after a mass downgrading of teacher-assessed grades, likely to be similar for England in late August.
blended learning

What does higher education need to do to ensure successful blended learning?

Stewart Watts, Vice-President EMEA, D2L, explores how UK universities can best prepare themselves for blended learning, a mix of online curriculums and offline experiences.
virtual internships, bright network

Scheme provides virtual internships for over 45,000 young people

Bright Network received 100,000 applications for their virtual internships, which attempted to fill an experience gap left by COVID-19.
adopt online learning

Universities must adopt online learning in order to survive

Jon Faulkner, Managing Director, Domain7 UK, discusses the future of higher education and the inevitable move towards online learning in order to survive.
pro-diversity ideas. marginalised

Normalising pro-diversity ideas creates tolerant society

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison found that normalising pro-diversity feelings helped decrease racial discrimination.
family-based sexism, STEM

Does family-based sexism impact future academic decisions?

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) analysed family-based sexism in baccalaureate programmes at Spanish secondary schools.
higher education

Finland: Higher education and research policy priorities

Anita Lehikoinen, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education and Culture describes her policy priorities for higher education in Finland.
support students

Universities must prioritise support for students amid the COVID-19 crisis

Rachel Gowers, Director of Staffordshire University London, shares her insights on how they have responded to the coronavirus crisis and how the higher education sector must adapt to support their students in the months to come.
Adam Smith Business School

Economics at the Adam Smith Business School

Economics at the Adam Smith Business School continues a long-standing reputation, delivering education and research at the highest standard.
digital world, digital education

Students demand digital education in the wake of COVID-19

Peter Nikoletatos, Global Industry Director – Education at TechnologyOne, shares the findings from a recent report about student attitudes to the digital world and their expectations from their university.

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