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£14,000 tuition fees plan for two-year degree courses | BBC News

Universities in England will be able to charge more than £14,000 per year for a fast-track two year degree, under plans from the government. Students would be able to get … Continue reading

February 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Intelligence plus Character

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Thought For The Day: Education Provides

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Cyber security lessons offered to schools in England | BBC News

Schoolchildren in England will be offered lessons in cyber security in a bid to find the experts of the future to defend the UK from attacks. It is hoped 5,700 … Continue reading

February 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Leonardo da Vinci on Learning

February 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

South African e-learning to reach excluded | BBC News

Digital learning is helping to meet the demand for better education in South Africa. Tablets, laptops and digital learning are increasingly being used to reach students with little or no … Continue reading

February 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

Share the Love… The Kindness Game | Edutopia

Edutopia have created this bingo-style “Kindness Game” to encourage random acts of kindness in your classroom. Download a printable version to start spreading the love. ❤ Source: The Kindness Game … Continue reading

February 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

University applications fall with drop in nursing and EU students | BBC News

A drop in EU students and nursing candidates has driven the decline, figures show. Fees in England are rising again, and it is the first fall in UK applications since … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Go Whole-Heartedly

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What ‘Orwellian’ Really Means – Noah Tavlin | TED-Ed

If you’ve watched the news or followed politics, chances are you’ve heard the term Orwellian thrown around in one context or another. But have you ever stopped to think about … Continue reading

February 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why Creativity?

Originally posted on ace-d:
Is creativity important, and specifically is it so in teaching and learning? My short answer,  “Yes”. I would argue that without creativity there is the danger…

February 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Bitter Sweet

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Thought For The Day: Be Inspiring

January 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Schools cherry-picking pupils who apply mid-year, says report | BBC News

Vulnerable children can struggle to find a school place if they apply mid-year, with some schools “cherry-picking” pupils, according to the chief schools adjudicator for England. Some schools “unlawfully” interviewed … Continue reading

January 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Did You Know? Laughing and Learning

January 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Programming in the Early Days of the Computer Age

Everyone remembers the first computer they ever used. And Joyce Wheeler is no exception. But in her case the situation was a bit different. The first computer she used was … Continue reading

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Thought For The Day: No Contest

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Thought For The Day: Questions, Questions, Questions…

January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

21st Century Schools | Maes Y Llan Community Primary School, Wrexham

A Forest School ethos informs the outdoor teaching at Maes Y Llan Community Primary School, Wrexham and the way the grounds have been developed reflect this. Forest School leaders from … Continue reading

January 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Moderate screen use ‘boosts teen wellbeing’ | BBC News

A study of screen time and mental wellbeing among teenagers has suggested moderate use of devices may be beneficial in a connected world. The researchers collected self-reported data from 120,000 … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Making a Difference

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A Diagram of 21st Century Pedagogy | John Zermani | LinkedIn

Context matters, and the diagram from edorigami captures this, though not from the perspective of the student and content knowledge, but the teacher and various pedagogical components themselves, including Higher-Order … Continue reading

January 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Teacher New Year’s Resolution #13

See the full list here: New Year Resolutions for Teachers | The Pensive Sloth

January 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Grammars ‘will not boost poorest pupils’ science grades’ | BBC News

Top scientists fear plans for more grammar schools in England will not help disadvantaged pupils. Read the full story on the BBC website: Grammars ‘will not boost poorest pupils’ science … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Invest in Yourself

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Pisa tests – From American Dream to Asian ambition? | BBC News

While the ‘American dream’ of social mobility seems nothing more than a dream for many American students, it is emerging as a new reality in much of east Asia. The … Continue reading

January 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Happy Christmas

The Learning Renaissance would like to wish all our followers a happy and peaceful Christmas holiday. We hope 2017 will be a fruitful year for personal growth and enlightenment.

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