Digitalisation has changed the ways of everyday living in the 21st century, and has impacted on the constructions of childhood.* Characterisations such as ‘techno babies’ (O’Connor 2014) or ‘digitods’ (Holloway et al 2015) are given to define the dig..
Main trends for quarter 2 2018
1.5 million certificates were awarded in 2018 Q2, an increase of 3.9% on the same quarter of 2017.
The rise is mostly due to an increase in the number of certificates in Vocationally-Related Qualifications. This incre..
Almost three quarters of university students from London will be from ethnic minorities by the end of the next decade, say researchers.
The analysis, based on demographic changes and university entry rates, shows 27% of students from London will be w..
A primary school in a deprived part of Bradford has gone from failing school to success story. The transformation, it says, is down to a decision to rebuild its curriculum around music.
Adyan, who is nearly five, can barely stand still in the school..
The story of two Mellanbys, some dogs, cats, mice, sheep, penguins…- Public Lecture
Interest in vitamin D has rapidly grown in recent years with numerous studies linking a lack of vitamin D to the development of a wide range of health problems in b..
I am very lucky to do what I do. People often say the loveliest things about the work that I do and it’s always very intrinsically rewarding to know that the work I’ve done has had an impact on a teacher, a school or an individual.
As I have shared before, I got into teaching to try and make a difference and it’s that mantra that stays with me today with what I do as I work freelance. As I leave Helsinki following the SETTFIN conference which had a particular focus upon pedagogically sound and research-informed ways in which edtech can support and enhance learning and teaching, I write this on my return flight looking out across the Baltic Sea and reflect upon my last two days at the event.
It is true to say that it isn’t very often that I leave an event feeling just as inspired as everyone else who has attended.
I shouldn’t be surprised though. As a country who is always near the top rankings in the PISA tables for having the best education system in the world, of course, I shou..
Dubbed Generation Sensible, the 18-year-olds of today are much more likely to be found in the university library than the local pub, research suggests.
The Office for National Statistics paper compares their habits with those of 18-year-olds around t..
What do we understand to be the real substance of education? That was the question I posed nearly a year ago, in a commentary on the initial findings of our research into the primary and secondary school curriculum. I argued that the vast, accumulate..
Reading time: 2 minutes. Relevant event: SSAT National Conference 2018
Tom Middlehurst, SSAT’s head of policy and public affairs, highlights some of the constructive and challenging contributions to come in December’s National Conference
A security analysis of cyber-attacks against universities and colleges in the UK has discovered staff or students could often be responsible, rather than organised crime or hacking groups.
A government-funded agency that provides cyber-security has e..