The Learning Renaissance

The Geo-Inquiry Process | National Geographic Society

The National Geographic Society has a five-step PBL model and resource library to foster deep learning The Geo-Inquiry Process relies on using a geographic perspective, offering a unique lens to … Continue reading

June 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

Lockdown Learning: BBC puts school materials on TV, iPlayer and online

The BBC is helping school children keep up with their studies amid the latest lockdown to control Covid-19 in the UK. Primary and secondary schools are closed to most pupils, … Continue reading

January 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

BBC delivers biggest Education offer in its history – including devoting significant airtime to Education on BBC Two | Media Centre

Education is absolutely vital – the BBC is here to play its part and I’m delighted that we have been able to bring this to audiences so swiftly.”— Tim Davie, … Continue reading

January 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

Autumn 2020 Resources for Primary and Secondary students | BBC Bitesize

BBC Bitesize have posted resources specially designed to help students catch-up and keep up this term. Access all the assets here: Autumn 2020 Resources for Primary and Secondary students | … Continue reading

September 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Online Courses for Creative, Technology, Business Skills | LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn has a useful compendium of learning design teaching and development resources to enable educators to keep up in course/learning design. You can access the full range of courses here: … Continue reading

February 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

2017 STEM Mission Discovery for school students launched by ISSET

Read more here: Mission Discovery 2017

December 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

STEM: ISSET Mission Discovery places on offer

From the ISSET Space & STEM Facebook page: To enter, visit the ISSET Facebook page: ISSET Space & STEM For more information: Mission Discovery – Space & STEM Summer Camp

May 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Guide to Grants and Resources (mostly US-based)

Edutopia have helpfully published a list of educational grants and resources. Although most of them are US-based, many allow for global applications… Find this useful and informative guide here: The … Continue reading

October 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

From STEM to Space for UK Students

Congratulations to the winning team at Mission Discovery #STEM summer school at King’s College London last week. Team Icarus won with their experiment idea to test if electricity generating bacteria, … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Mass Online Open Course (MOOC) Taster Course

I blogged some weeks ago about the phenomena known as MOOCs – Mass Online Open Courses. This is certainly an innovation worth following as it represents universities throughout the world … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

MOOCs (Mass Open Online Courses) – A New and Free Way to Study

In the Western world there seems to have been a polarisation of approach to the funding of University level education. In some countries there has been a decisive move to … Continue reading

January 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

BBC begins kids coding push with Bitesize and TV shows | BBC News

The BBC has published computer programming study guides, quizzes and other support materials on its Bitesize site to coincide with the new computing curriculum’s introduction in England. The broadcaster also … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

FutureLearn – Learning for Life

FutureLearn is the UK equivalent of Coursera, and puts the content of University courses free online for individual study… you don’t get the qualification at the end though… you still … Continue reading

May 17, 2014 · Leave a comment