Adult learning is in crisis across the UK. While demand appears to be as high as ever, and the wider public case is as strong as ever, all four governments are busily cutting direct and indirect funding for provision. 644 more words
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How does technology in the classroom affect the role of teachers and their relationships with students?
At the London Festival of Education, Bryn, a secondary school teacher of science, wanted to know how technology might impact on the role of teachers. Will computers take over some of the delivery of content so that teachers can focus on building learning relationships with their students? 75 more words
Marlene Campbell and her lawyers have smashed the government’s case in triumphant style.
The initial impetus for the Salford disgrace came from Anne Tolley’s office and her secretary in some association with Cameron Slater; all this at the height of the battle over national standards. 2,169 more words
By Holly Korbey
KQED Mind/Shift June 30, 2015
The transition from middle school to high school is a big one, perhaps bigger than appears at first blush: Not only do students’ academic workloads increase, but simultaneously, so does their independence and responsibility. 1,415 more words