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Abertay Attributes; defining our values and distinctiveness?

This academic year is another very exciting and important one for Abertay. Our students who start first year next week will be the first to undertake our new interdisciplinary electives studying such diverse and contemporary challenges as “Defence against the dark arts”, Games for Change”, “Smart Cities” and “How big is infinity?” Getting to grips with how we know what know.” Also, our students who graduate next July will be the first cohort at Abertay to have their degree classification calculated on their performance during third and fourth year and to leave with a Grade Point Average (GPA) and a traditional honours classification. 642 more words


Why change the education system that has been ranked as top quality?

European Commission – Learning Week, 1-5.6. 2015

Why change the education system that has been ranked as top quality?

Finnish curriculum reform 2016

Why the Finns reform radically their world famous education system? 184 more words


How should economics be taught? A conversation with Vicenç Navarro

By Hugo Ferradans, current student in the Barcelona GSE Master in Economics of Public Policy. Follow him on Twitter @Hferradans.

“In my over 50 years of academic life, the 1% has never had as much influence in shaping the knowledge of economics as it does now.”

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Clarifying the Latest “Reforms” from Finland

Although recent reports in Finland have made a number of specific recommendations for improving student learning, the focus outside Finland has centered on Finland’s interest in promoting more of a focus in schools on interdisciplinary topics.   453 more words

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NetTLE site updates

We have a range of new updates on our NetTLE site available including:

A selection of news articles in the media.

Resources from recent TLE seminars including presentations from our very successful February TLE seminar on… 62 more words


BBC documentary sets Economics blogs ablaze with pluralism debate

As many of you will know, early December 2014 saw the release of the BBC Radio 4 documentary ‘Teaching Economics after the Crash’ which covered the student movement for pluralism in the teaching of economics of which CSEP has played… 756 more words


Curriculum reform in Australia

In 2010, Australia established its first national curriculum: the Australian Curriculum. The Australian Curriculum has defined content and achievement standards for the entire country. After a staged process of development, it is now being implemented. 1,078 more words

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