Education

 
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/ Education, Technology

21 Jul 2015

 

Back in the 1980s the BBC introduced the Model B – a computer designed to inspire the tech innovations of the future. Now, it’s releasing the micro:bit, a handheld device that could turn Britain into a digital powerhouse

 
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/ Education, Environment, Health

08 Jul 2015

 

A new study has discovered that children’s mental health and wellbeing improves if they are exposed to green spaces at school

 
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/ #OwnTheMedia, Education, Media

21 May 2015

 

Journalism students are learning to create inspiring stories and take a constructive approach to reporting on problems, through workshops being delivered at universities across the UK

 
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/ Culture, Education, Environment, Youth

21 Jan 2015

 

As authors protest nature-related words being cut from the Oxford Junior Dictionary, a new breed of writers and publications are using language, and new perspectives, to reinvigorate our relationship with the natural world

 
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/ Education

12 Jan 2015

 

A pioneering Scottish scheme aims to help teachers better support the 27,000 pupils with a parent in prison

 
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/ Education

30 Dec 2014

 

Wellbeing and ‘peripheral’ subjects have long been sidelined in the UK education system. But as teachers and pupils struggle under increased pressure, calls for a radical rethink of the system are getting louder

 
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/ Education

13 Nov 2014

 

Chile’s president Michelle Bachelet has proposed plans to provide free tertiary education to 1.2 million students

 
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/ Education, Media

17 Oct 2014

 

A pioneering workshop in London next month aims to equip journalists to better serve society by creating content that is more engaging and empowering for their audiences

 
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/ Blogs, Education, Lifestyle, Sustainable Development, Youth

14 Oct 2014

 

Catalyst is a leading five-day residential course for young people aged 18-25, hosted at Embercombe, a educational centre for sustainable living in Devon. Catalyst alumni Jasmine Irving reflects on her experience

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Education, Youth

02 Sep 2014

 

Mainstream economics teaching fails to address 21st century issues, say students from 41 protest groups around the world

 
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/ Education

09 Jul 2014

 

In thousands of schools around the world, children between the ages of five and 12 take lessons from a newborn baby. The result? Increased emotional intelligence, understanding and empathy towards classmates, and less bullying and aggression

 
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/ Community, Education

15 May 2014

 

Think Project boasts a 90-95% success rate in changing racist views in young people

 
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/ Community, Education

13 May 2014

 

Girl Guides encouraged to break down damaging beauty ideals and boost self-esteem

 

Bedroom swap scheme cuts costs for university students

 
 

/ Community, Education, Youth

08 Jul 2013

 

A new enterprise helps cash-strapped students ‘bedroom swap’ to save money

 
 

/ Education

01 May 2013

 

Food growing and nutritional cooking classes could form part of the national curriculum from 2014, but the changes might be scrapped following criticism from industry

 
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/ Education

18 Apr 2013

 

A new breed of online courses offers in-depth learning for free, from anywhere in the world. Nicola Slawson tries one out and considers the effects Massive Open Online Courses will have on traditional education

 
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/ Education

21 Mar 2013

 

Bright young Scottish scientists now have the chance to visit CERN, the home of pioneering particle research

 
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/ Education

04 Mar 2013

 

A new initiative is offering homeless people the chance to learn vital skills for free

 
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/ Education

10 Jan 2013

 

The Nepalese government has launched an ambitious new programme which aims to eradicate illiteracy in the country by 2015

 
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/ Education

18 Oct 2012

 

A project aiming to provide free access to the UK's best university lectures has launched