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Goldsmiths students divided over event that excluded white men

Mér, 20/05/2015 - 17:11

Bahar Mustafa, union diversity officer at Goldsmiths, University of London, criticised for making students feel ‘intimidated’ but others support her

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Let the kids use their phones in class

Mér, 20/05/2015 - 17:06

Of course smartphones can be a distraction. But before we decide to ban them, consider how they can be harnessed for creative learning

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Lost for words to dreaming in French - one week of language immersion in Lyon

Mér, 20/05/2015 - 14:58

Despite many attempts, I had never quite got to grips with French. But by the end of a week-long immersion I learned more than in 15 years of false starts

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Three creative ways teachers can explore oceans in the classroom

Mér, 20/05/2015 - 13:00

Our lesson ideas will help you bring the world of the deep to life for your students without requiring a wetsuit

  • Share your favourite ocean lessons in the comments thread
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Out of Africa: e-learning makes further education a reality for tens of thousands

Mér, 20/05/2015 - 12:05

As the eLearning Africa conference gets underway in Addis Ababa, there is a growing recognition that online courses can boost further education access

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El Sistema Scotland: Positive outcomes across the board

Mér, 20/05/2015 - 10:34

The first report into the two Big Noise schemes in Scotland suggests long-term benefits across the communities, but assessing the real impact will take decades

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Cambridge students urge university to stop making their exam results public

Mér, 20/05/2015 - 10:10

A petition calling on the University of Cambridge to seek students’ permission before it publicly displays their results is gaining momentum

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Can you do the maths puzzle for Vietnamese eight-year-olds that has stumped parents and teachers?

Mér, 20/05/2015 - 09:37

All you need to do is place the digits from 1 to 9 in the the grid. Easy, right?

Stumped? Here’s the solution

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BBC's Ten Pieces extends classical music programme to teenagers

Mér, 20/05/2015 - 09:01

Nationwide scheme will play Wagner and Verdi in secondary school halls and classrooms to encourage pupils to embrace classical music

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Bullied children more likely to suffer from adult obesity and heart attacks

Mér, 20/05/2015 - 00:01

King’s College study finds victims of childhood school bullying grow up to face increased risk of obesity, cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes

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Girls like digital media while boys prefer print, finds study on reading habits

Mér, 20/05/2015 - 00:01

National Literacy Trust report also says girls continue to outpace boys in their enthusiasm for reading for pleasure

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UK heritage sites to receive £98m lottery cash boost

Mér, 20/05/2015 - 00:01

Lovell telescope and Lincoln Cathedral among recipients of bumper handout to preserve Britain’s scientific and technological history

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Utah school sparks anger after yearbook omits special education students

Mar, 19/05/2015 - 22:57

High school in Tooele shares building with job skills programme whose students are usually included, notes mother as district says no malice was meant

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Women's colleges should reinvent themselves as havens for trans women

Mar, 19/05/2015 - 17:30

Trans women have great potential to provide insight into male privilege that can enrich women’s colleges

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Poverty in Nicaragua drives children out of school and into the workplace

Mar, 19/05/2015 - 14:59

As the World Education Forum opens, Nicaragua, with its high figures for school dropout and child labour, offers an insight into the barriers to education

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Science on stage: should playwrights respect history and truth?

Mar, 19/05/2015 - 12:58

Critics of science plays cannot accept that playwrights are free to depict real historical events and people as they like

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Racist and anti-immigration views held by children revealed in schools study

Mar, 19/05/2015 - 12:35

Survey of 6,000 schoolchildren finds many have a wildly distorted view of the number of immigrants in Britain, negative attitudes about Muslims, and pessimism about their own future opportunities

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Mind the gap: why colleges have so many female leaders

Mar, 19/05/2015 - 11:01

There’s a higher proportion of female leaders in further education colleges than universities and schools. So what makes the sector so inclusive?

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