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The Department of Educational Research celebrated the tenth anniversary of the PhD programme in e-Research and Technology Enhanced Learning in April 2017. Much has changed in those ten years, both in advances in digital technologies and in the international context in which all the Department’s study programmes operate.
An academic, and parent at a Manchester school that has chosen to become an academy, says surely there is a better way.
Despite the many changes that have transformed higher education in the UK over recent decades, the belief in the potential of this experience for producing intense, transformative and often enduring friendships does not seem to have wavered.
This response to the Green Paper focuses primarily on the proposals in ‘Part A: Teaching Excellence, Quality and Social Mobility’. Written by members of the Department of Educational Research, led by Paul Ashwin.
The new computing curriculum in England: Why was it introduced? How will this affect school pupils? How will pupils develop these important computing skills? Will the initiative be effective?
With advances in technology and shifts in the demographics of people attending university, the campus experience is changing. We’re taking a look at how students have traditionally experienced university across the globe, and how that’s evolving in each region.
Details are still emerging of the scale of destruction on the heritage site of Palmyra in Syria. Now work is beginning by archaeologists at Oxford and Harvard, determined to create a digital record of the ancient sites that remain. They are planning to get thousands of 3D cameras into Syria and Iraq that can be used by people on the ground to take 3D images of the countries' cultural heritage.
Can’t remember the name of the two elements that scientist Marie Curie discovered? Or who won the 1945 UK general election? Or how many light years away the sun is from the earth? Ask Google.