Imagine you have a group of 30 children who want to play soccer. You would like to divide them into two teams, so they can practice their skills and learn from their coaches to become better players.... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-07
Did you know that light is a factor that affects both learning and the psychological development in school children? The right kind of light can boost performance in reading, writing and math, and suppress restlessness and aggression.... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-07
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Published on: 2022-09-07
New research into gender pay equity in Aotearoa New Zealand universities from the University of Canterbury (UC) explores interventions that will improve representation of women at higher levels of academia and therefore address pay equity.... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-07
The first report to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the learning experiences of young people with disabilities has been published. Researchers at University College Cork (UCC) examined how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected young people with disabilities' experience of learning and vocational training, and what we can... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-02
Assessments of children as early as age three and five are powerful predictors of who will go on to fail to secure good GCSE results in English language and math, a major study has revealed. Just under a half (48%) of teenagers who fail to secure standard passes in these... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-01
As Braylon Price remembers it, he struggled with pretty much everything the first full school year of the pandemic. With minimal guidance and frequent disruptions, he had trouble staying on top of assignments and finishing homework on time.... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-01
Andrea Joseph-McCatty is an assistant professor at the College of Social Work at the University of Tennessee. Her research examines disproportional school suspensions and, in particular, the ways in which inequity impacts the experiences of students of color. Below are highlights from an interview with The Conversation. Answers have been... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-01
Math and reading scores for America's 9-year-olds fell dramatically during the first two years of the pandemic, according to a new federal study—offering an early glimpse of the sheer magnitude of the learning setbacks dealt to the nation's children.... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-01
The A-level results received by students in 2022 should be celebrated as an example of resilience and hard work. The achievements of this cohort have been made despite a global pandemic which affected both their GCSEs and A-levels. They have faced government U-turns over assessment, and knowledge gaps in their... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-31
Many teachers would attest they were called to the profession to educate students and prepare them for life, not just to provide an economic service. Yet, as education is increasingly politicized and monetized, many educators are pulled between providing an economic good and doing what they love. A new University... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-31
Some Black students dream of going to them, following in the footsteps of sisters, brothers, mothers, fathers and trailblazers whose names have been etched into history.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-30
The pandemic has affected many aspects of our lives, from health consequences to the collateral damage to restaurants and "mom and pop stores." Supply chain problems have created panic shopping among consumers and many entertainment venues have seen the number of patrons decimated.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-30
Last week, the United States announced an updated policy guidance on open access that will substantially expand public access to science not just in America, but worldwide.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-30
Many business schools and universities these days encourage their students to conduct consulting projects with local firms to provide real-life experience of analyzing business problems and recommending feasible solutions.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-29