[32] Helping your child to choose their A levels | Lucy Parsons

If your child is currently going through the process of choosing their A Level subjects they might be agonising over the different options. They want to keep their options open and do what they enjoy at the same time. In this week’s episode of The School Success Formula I’m going to give you some pointers […]

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5 tips for getting up for school on a cold morning | Emily Marbaix

Ease the transition from your soft, warm bed to the busy classroom with these top tips for getting up on a cold morning. 1 – Warm up Setting the central heating to come on half an hour before you have…
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The university of the future will be interdisciplinary | admin

Traditional departmental structures are preventing research and education from evolving. It’s time for something new

Structures and labels are important for bringing order to confusion, providing a sense of direction and purpose. But they can lose their value as the world changes around them. In a world where interdisciplinary research is of growing importance, dividing universities by academic departments creates barriers not benefits.

As academics, we’re used to departments. We cling to them for our sense of identity. They provide stability as a store of resources and a physical home….

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The Australian state of Victoria’s opposition proposes a reform to the school curriculum | Greg Ashman

The Australian is reporting that the Victorian opposition Liberal Party have proposed a reform to the school curriculum. I am uncomfortable about the framing of this reform and I believe it carries potential risks as well as some opportunities. The politics I am concerned that the way the report in The Australian is written represents […]

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Forward Planning Notice – Education/Careers/Schools/Parenting | edducan

I’ll just pop this here…

The Literally Public Relations Blog

5th-10th March – National Careers Week (UK)

26th April – Take your child to work day (US and UK)

 **Expert available for interview (live and pre-rec), editorial commission and comment**

Edd Williams is the author of ‘Is Your School Lying To You? Get The Career You Want. Get The Life You Deserve.’ (January 30 2018, Ortus Press, £11.99) Edd spent years as a successful recruitment consultant and now works as an academic and careers consultant (Duart Consultants), school governor, parent and writer. Press copies of ‘Is…

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Instructed SLA: what kind of research is needed? | Shona Whyte

What kind of research can inform second or foreign language teaching? One paper that tackles these issues is by Mike Long (2017), a leading figure in second language acquisition (SLA) research, which appeared in the first issue of the new, open-access journal Instructed Second Language Acquisition (ISLA). Long argues that geopolitical factors make language learning an important concern for many, and thus increase the need for effective teaching based on SLA (and indeed for better SLA). He reviews some methodological innovations (eye-tracking studies, L2 repositories) and argues for a…

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Digimap Resources Now Easy To Find | devongeography

I hope by now all geographers reading this blog have taken advantage of the ‘Digimap’ service provided by the EDINA national data centre for UK academia.

It is a tremendously versatile tool that is affordable for all geography departments and for me, it is an essential support resource for so many aspects of classroom practice.       If you haven’t explored it yet – give it a try!

For current users, Digimap has recently added a new section of resources pages, containing loads of resources for Primary and Secondary geography….

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