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Should we spend more time designing multiple choice questions? a) Yes b) No

I am the first to admit that when I plan my lesson resources, I spend far too long making them aesthetically pleasing. Of course, I try to ensure that my instructional design is efficient and the content is challenging, but I enjoy making the resources look great too. 1,314 more words

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#uklibchat Tuesday 4 October 2016, 18:30 – 20:30: Teens and Libraries

Our next #uklibchat will take place on Tuesday 4 Octobber from 18:30-20:30 UK time. The topic will be “Teens and Libraries”.  If you work in a school library, further education, a public library and any other sector that involves working with teenagers, or someone who is intrested in this area, this could be a good chat for you. 44 more words

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Emma Curtis shows in London Fashion Week

Huge congratulations to former DIFE Fashion graduate Emma Curtis who featured her collection with House of Ikons in London Fashion week.

Emma completed her Level 6 QQI award with us and went on to St. 29 more words


Angela Rayner - Future of Education

Angela Rayner MP is one of the youngest front-benchers in history. At just 36, she could be forgiven for taking time to settle into her role as Shadow Education Secretary, before tackling the Tories’ education policy. 524 more words

Learning New Tricks, the final reflection by Derek Webster

This week, exactly one year since I started training as a teacher on the UCLAN PGCE course at Burnley College, I found myself back there again with five of my former peers talking to this year’s new recruits, or ‘newbies’ as they were referred to by my former tutor. 662 more words

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New Academic Year...some changes!

There has been a few changes in the DIFE Art and Design department since we last wrote. Creative Design Portfolio Preparation has now amalgamated with the Art and Design group and we now have an Art and Design Group A and Art and Design Group B! 105 more words


The arguments for and against grammar schools both miss the point | David Willetts | Opinion | The Guardian

The education system is tilted against working-class teenagers. The narrow emphasis on academic selection needs to be completely reimagined if real social mobility is to become a reality… 17 more words