Category: News

What academy finances can tell us about the future of the sector

By Matthew
February 26, 2021

Despite a slow-down in academy sector growth overall, some have clearly out-performed others. Who? How? And what can we learn from this? Pam Tuckett finds out. Decision-making during the pandemic […]

Coronavirus: Should university students get a refund?

By Matthew
February 26, 2021

It’s been a tough year for students. Almost all lectures and other teaching have moved online and the university experience, for many, has shrunk to staring at a laptop in […]

Covid: Pandemic ‘having crushing impact on young lives’

By Matthew
February 15, 2021

The pandemic is having a “crushing impact” on children and young people’s lives, the Children’s Commissioner for Wales has said. It comes as a report into the impact of the […]

Cheating on the rise in UK universities during Covid, say researchers

By Matthew
February 11, 2021

Call for student essay-writing services to be outlawed to preserve academic integrity UK researchers are warning of an alarming rise in cheating in universities since the Covid pandemic hit, after […]

Italy’s schools set to reopen as NGOs highlight risks of remote learning

By Matthew
February 11, 2021

After days of long and difficult talks, Italy has decided it will reopen its primary and middle schools on Thursday. Secondary schools are also expected to reopen from Monday, but […]

Coronavirus: How will ‘Generation Covid’ catch up?

By Matthew
February 11, 2021

How will young people catch up in areas where the pandemic has put their lives on hold? In jobs, education, getting a place of their own and mental health many […]

University Of Southern California and Amazon establish Center For Secure And Trusted Machine Learning

By Matthew
February 2, 2021

University of Southern California and Amazon have announced they are creating a joint research center focused on development of new approaches to machine learning (ML) privacy, security, and trustworthiness. The […]

Measuring the Impact of the Coronavirus on Teachers, Students and Schools

By Matthew
February 2, 2021

Education officials are assessing and untangling all the ways schools have been reporting data and making decisions and filtering them into common metrics and a usable format. THE BIDEN administration is […]

Chil­dren’s digital skills pos­it­ively af­fect learn­ing out­comes

By Matthew
January 21, 2021

Findings from 110 studies published in 64 countries point that digital skills play a key role for children’s and young people’s learning, participation and other opportunities. International research also reveals […]

Gaps in education systems will be exacerbated if education is not prioritized within pandemic response plans

By Matthew
January 21, 2021

“The region has an urgent need to plan and define priority actions to guarantee the safety of school operations and educational attention to the most vulnerable populations”. This is the […]

Schools should look for long-term solutions to digital divide

By Matthew
December 16, 2020

Dive Brief: New research released today shows technology access for remote students is better this fall than last spring, highlighting that schools responded swiftly to improve remote learning formats and […]

Pupils can learn more effectively through stories than activities

By Matthew
December 16, 2020

Storytelling — the oldest form of teaching — is the most effective way of teaching primary school children about evolution, say researchers at the Milner Centre for Evolution at the […]