University ‘not for people like us’

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Going to university was not on the cards for “people like us”, says a US academic who next month will receive a major education prize.
Growing up in a poor family in California, Professor Larry Hedges thought university was something that was out of ..

Catch up with day one of the #Edtech50 schools tour

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So we’ve been on tour now for two days so playing catch up a little bit. We had a fantastic first day on the tour yesterday. I’m currently writing this in the camper van in Fishguard having just visited the lovely Holy Name School in Fishguard. We are shortly off to go and meet up with ClassCharts founder, Duncan Wilson.
We started on Brighton beach yesterday morning meeting with Ed Barton, founder of Curiscope and our interview with him can be viewed below:
From Brighton we moved on to Portsmouth College where we met with colleagues, students and Principal, Simon Barrable. Our interview with him can be viewed here:
I loved our conversation with Simon, hearing the great things around vision, culture, relationships, teaching and learning.
From Portsmouth, we then headed to Bristol where we then met with Interactive Scientific discussing their NanoSimBox tool. Hear our interview with them here:
Following this meeting, we then met with Gary Henderson from Millfield School in Somerset..

Cultivating an entrepreneurial ethos

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As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Universities Scotland is highlighting how universities in Scotland are embedding entrepreneurship and enterprise in students and staff. Across eight blogs this week, we have experts the length and breadth of S..