10 university flashpoints over free speech

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Free speech – too much of it or too little of it – has become one of the thorniest and most emotive subjects for universities.
At what point do strongly held views become extremism or hate speech?
There have been violent flashpoints, particularly in ..

#threequestionsEDU with Alicia Bankhofer @aliciabankhofer

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Thanks to everyone who has checked out the responses to the #threequestionsEDU series so far. Today’s response comes from Alicia Bankhofer. We’ve had some great responses so far from educators all over the world. Alicia writes her response from Austria and you can find her blog here.
Join in! If you’d like to respond to the questions please read this post first. I am still taking responses and would love to hear from you!
Name: Alicia Bankhofer

Twitter handle: @aliciabankhofer
A bit about yourself: I teach English and Information Technology at Middle School level in Vienna, Austria and I’m also the ICT coordinator for my school, helping teachers and students integrate educational technology into learning. I lead teacher seminars and workshops and collaborate regularly with educators around Europe on various online projects eg. http://www.bildungspunks.de #EduPnx #ADE2017
What do you think are the biggest issues facing education right now? From my vantage point in Austria, I think..

How to find out which apps will no longer work in iOS 11

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In September 2013, Apple introduced the iPhone 5s with its first 64-bit processor, the A7 and they launched iOS 7, the first 64-bit iDevice from Apple. In 2015 Apple announce that all new apps on the App Store must have 64-bit support. From iOS 11, only 64-bit apps will be allowed on the App Store and will no longer work on your iOS device.
You may have noticed on some of your older, not recently updated apps, such as Yakit Kids come up with a warning:

To find out which of your apps will be affected is relatively easy:
Go to Settings Tap on ‘General’ Tap on ‘About’ Tap on ‘Apps’
Advice? It is my strong advice that you check which apps on your school or personal iPads are going to be incompatible with iOS 11 so that you don’t have any nasty shocks.
iOS 11 launches globally on September 19 so you will want to do this before you update your iPads. You may feel aggrieved if this is the first you have heard of this, however Apple to be fair to them, have given prior warning and it is..

What kind of learning for what kind of future?

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Alex Galvin, Senior Education Lead, SSAT writes a preview to the exclusive member publication SSAT on Future Learning.
None of us knows the future – we live in turbulent and unpredictable times. But we do have a pretty good idea about how certain as..

Horrid or hero?

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Emmerdale actor Adam Thomas has banned his three-year-old son from watching Horrid Henry because he says Teddy has “literally turned into” the fictional character. But should parents be banishing him from their children's lives?
Henry is a naugh..