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Could edtech be the shared language for EAL pupils in the classroom?

Helen Abell, Principal, reflects on how edtech solutions have helped teachers who support EAL pupils in their progress.
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Collaborative narrative: a cultural mould of intergenerational engagement

Elin Eriksen Ødegaard, Director and Professor in Early Childhood Pedagogy from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, describes a collaborative narrative as a speech genre tailored to early years pedagogy.
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A focus on communication and language skills

Rachael Amin, Educational Copywriter at Pentagon Play, explains how to develop communication and language skills in the early years and beyond.
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Supporting student-led learning with data-informed decisions

As student-led learning behaviours become more varied, engaging students with a one-size-fits-all approach will no longer be effective in fostering the best learning and belonging.
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Freckle Maths: Maintaining momentum in maths

Catherine Magee, teacher of the Year 2021, discusses online learning platform Freckle Maths, maintaining momentum in maths and top tips for bringing joy to the classroom.
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Science education reform in the U.S.

Sierra Morandi, Jennifer Schellinger and Sherry A. Southerland from Florida State University, shed light on science education reform efforts in the U.S.
Right to education

The failed promises of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on the right to...

Anantha Duraiappah, Director at UNESCO, MGIEP, details failed promises of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on the right to education.
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Closing the literacy gap via catch-up programmes in education

Andrea Welter, assistant head teacher from Pheasey Park Primary School, explains why successful catch-up programmes in education need to focus on closing the literacy gap.
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Study: Boosting childhood literacy skills through Naptime

According to new research, early literacy skills in children aged between four and five can be boosted by daytime naps
academic breaks, disadvantaged backgrounds

People who take academic breaks less likely to continue studying

People who take academic breaks after high school are less likely to enrol in higher education – especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
girls education covid-19, teachers covid-19

85% of teachers in the Global South provided extra care for girls in education

Many teachers took on ‘humanitarian roles’ during COVID-19 school closures, aiming to improve girls’ education - as well as providing healthcare and safeguarding.
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Students retain information even when watching lectures at double-speed

Students can still retain information when watching their lectures at up to twice the speed, as recorded lectures have expanded during the pandemic.
co2 ventilation, covid-19 schools

CO2 ventilation monitors to control COVID-19 in schools

In a new UK Government initiative to reduce the spread of COVID, schools across the UK have received CO2 monitors for better ventilation.
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‘Guided’ play better for teaching children than direct instruction

Researchers find that play-based ‘guided’ learning through educational activities could be more beneficial for children’s development and skills.
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Addressing diversity in UK secondary school history classes

Issues with diversity have occurred in school curriculums across the UK, but a national survey of teachers has noted history classes are incorporating more representation into their lessons.
student-centred design

Elevating the HE digital experience through student-centred design

Mark Picken, Managing Director of Content Design London, discusses how student-centred design can enhance universities digital offerings.
apprenticeships and training

How COVID-19 is changing perceptions on apprenticeships and training

Jackie Denyer, MD and Founder, Professional Training Solutions, discusses why attitudes towards apprenticeships and training need to change after organisations realised that the UK workforce is ill-equipped to handle shortages, during the pandemic.
attainment gaps

Mind the attainment gaps: What should “good” assessment look like?

Peter Collison, Head of Formative Assessment and School Platforms at RM, discusses what the education sector, and particularly the way in which the assess UK pupils, can do to eliminate attainment gaps in the UK.
technical and vocational education and training

Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Online learning revolution

Stewart Watts, VP EMEA at D2L, explores the current Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) revolution and how technology can support the education sector’s post-COVID recovery.
outdoor education

Breathing new life into outdoor education again

Nigel Miller, Group Managing Director at Active Learning Group, explores the importance of bringing outdoor education back after a long year indoors.

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