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Why early diagnosis of autism ...

Mar 28, 2017 by

Karola Dillenburger – Many children with autism are put on waiting lists and miss out on early behavioural interventions and...

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Students enjoy science at scho...

Mar 22, 2017 by

Pallavi Amitava Banerjee – STEM subjects, which include science, technology, engineering and mathematics, are often heralded as...

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Why teaching philosophy could ...

Mar 16, 2017 by

Young people today are constantly at risk of indoctrination – whether deliberate or inadvertent. This can be by advertisers,...

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Why British academics are guil...

Mar 11, 2017 by

Paul A Taylor – According to recent studies, the majority of British and American academics are to be found on the left wing of...

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We are losing sight of higher ...

Mar 9, 2017 by

Joshua Forstenzer  – Approximately two years ago, I was appointed as the vice-chancellor’s fellow for the public benefit of...

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Issue of children who sexually...

Mar 3, 2017 by

Simon Hackett – A recent string of high profile cases involving “celebrity perpetrators” along with a series of ongoing...

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Kindle vs books? Children just...

Mar 2, 2017 by

Natalia Kucirkova – A furious debate has been raging for some years now between adults. Are you a Kindle lover or a devotee of...

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How the humble comic book coul...

Mar 2, 2017 by

Paul Aleixo – You might think comics are just packed full of superheroes, funny animals and silly jokes, and you wouldn’t be...

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Why both teens and teachers co...

Feb 25, 2017 by

  James Williams – A typical school day in the UK starts around 8.30am. This is often even earlier elsewhere in the world,...

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How robots could help chronica...

Feb 23, 2017 by

Veronica Newhart Ph.D. and Irvine Mark Warschauer – Over the past century, American schools have integrated an...

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How music benefits children

Feb 21, 2017 by

Dawn Rose – Popular ideas, such as the “Mozart effect” – the idea that listening to classical music improves intelligence – has...

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Education behind bars: why uni...

Feb 16, 2017 by

Helen Nichols – With reports of increasing violence and drug use, along with high levels of suicide and a lack of staff,...

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Autistic academics give their ...

Feb 12, 2017 by

Margaret Prior – Around 3% of students in higher education are autistic and universities are working hard to listen, understand...

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Body cameras: coming to a scho...

Feb 3, 2017 by

Tom Ellis – The use of body cameras by front line police and other uniformed enforcement agencies is increasing at an...

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Latest school league tables sh...

Jan 30, 2017 by

Chris Rolph – The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by...

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Why universities can’t t...

Jan 28, 2017 by

Pathik Pathak – As many students have come to recognise, the degree qualifications can make weak currency in a labour market...

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What the government’s pl...

Jan 27, 2017 by

Simon Sweeney – Theresa May’s confirmation that Brexit means leaving the single market has been met with anxiety in many UK...

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The story of an Englishman in ...

Jan 26, 2017 by

Andy Pearce – On January 21 1943, an Englishman, his Dutch wife, and their two-year-old son, arrived at the so-called...

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Why we need to collaborate wit...

Jan 21, 2017 by

Let’s stop putting students down, and instead work together with them. University students have been called many things over...

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Teachers can use drama to brin...

Jan 16, 2017 by

Tom Dobson and Lisa Stephenson – With prescriptive teaching styles, a test-based culture and an obsession with attainment...

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