A team of University of Edinburgh researchers is launching a series of events addressing major issues around the funding and future of higher education in Scotland, beginning with a one-day seminar this Wednesday (22 May) in the Scottish capital.
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Recent research into how we learn is set to help people in their efforts to read a second or foreign language (SFL) more effectively. This will be good news for those struggling to develop linguistic skills in preparation for a move abroad, or to help in understanding foreign language forms, reports, contracts and instructions.
Schools can promote social inclusion by helping children to discover a version of British history that acknowledges how people from a range of ethnic backgrounds have contributed to contemporary British society, according to new research.
A unique approach to early literacy work with families where children develop their language skills and their ability to read and write from an early age has had a huge success.
Schools and college maths courses are paying little attention to preparing students to use maths in other areas of study according to a project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
Researchers from the UK and Hong Kong will be researching themes that arise in our everyday lives including parenting styles, education and management practices as well as global issues including sustainability and migration.
Teaching and learning in the 21st century needs to be 'turbo-charged' by educational technology rather than using technologies designed for other purposes, according to a new TEL report.
Understanding linguistic diversity among London’s schoolchildren is key for the city’s future as a ‘global player’, according to research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
A small minority of today's university students don't use email and others are confused by the array of technologies available at universities. Yet many students couldn’t bear to be without their mobile phones and find themselves distracted by social networking sites during study.
In April 1947 the Labour Government raised the school leaving age from 14 to 15. It was raised to 16 in 1972. As the UK prepares to raise the 'education participation age' to 17 in 2013 and to 18 in 2015, new research reveals that the 1947 and 1972 transitions met with more controversy and difficulty than previously thought.