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How have teacher workloads changed over the past 25 years? | Teacher Network

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theguardian.com - Talk to any teacher and they’ll tell you about their working week of 50 hours or more, deputy prime minister Nick Clegg said last month. His words came as he called for teachers to say what unneces...

Teacher recruitment falling short for third straight year | Education

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theguardian.com - The coalition is serially failing to match its own teacher recruitment goals, prompting critics to warn that there will be 27,000 fewer teachers in three years’ time than will be needed. For the th...

Abolishing tuition fees: lessons from Germany | News

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timeshighereducation.co.uk - Students must mobilise on the streets and build alliances to win free education, says Deborah Hermanns When I was growing up in Germany, the free education movement was happening all around me. The...

‘Potatoes goin’ to potate’: Nigel Piercy has a dig at critics | News

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timeshighereducation.co.uk - Dean of Swansea School of Management used ‘unsupportive’ language to dismiss student complaints The controversial dean of the University of Swansea’s School of Management has been rebuked for his h...

Teaching Resources | Top tips for essay writing from...

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teachers.theguardian.com - Staring in front of a blank page with a looming deadline is a daunting feeling that we’ve all gone through, but it needn’t be quite so unbearable. Follow these basic tips to improve your essay writ...

Revolt Of Connecticut Professors Follows Trend In Other States - Hartford Courant

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courant.com - The revolt of Connecticut state university professors against a transformative plan developed by a high-priced consultant and backed by the administration has grabbed headlines recently, but it's a...

WCET14 Student Panel: What do students think of online education? -e-Literate

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mfeldstein.com - Yesterday at the WCET14 conference in Portland I had the opportunity along with Pat James to moderate a student panel.[1] I have been trying to encourage conference organizers to include more oppor...

What makes a quality tutor?

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educationevangelist.com - My school experience was somewhat different to most. Attending a select boys school meant that things were all a bit traditional. Teachers desks were literally on pedestals and we were to be seen b...

A Review of Joel Klein’s Book, Posted on Gary Rubinstein’s Blog

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dianeravitch.net - Gary Rubinstein posted a review of Joel Klein’s book by someone who worked in Klein’s Department of Education central offices for many years. I have not read Joel Klein’s book. I have had calls fro...

The 'ideal' trial audio visual set up for 1-to-1 pilots - Educate 1 to 1

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educate1to1.org - The importance of the right Audio Visual (AV) set-up in a 1-to-1 environment is too often only thought about some way down the line. This is despite some of the most valuable things about 1-to-1 be...

edX at One Year Plus | BU Today

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bu.edu - I think that I shall never see a classroom lovely as a—MOOC? OK, apologies to poet Joyce Kilmer, and also to former three-time US poet laureate Robert Pinsky, whose ode to MOOCs (massive open onlin...

Los MOOCs. de la talla única, a la personalización de los aprendizajes!

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juandomingofarnos.wordpress.com - La Figura 1 ilustra los cuatro procesos iterativos que participan en un ciclo de aprendizaje adaptativo que convergen rápidamente al estilo de aprendizaje de un estudiante en particular . Los istem...

Which Country is Most Educated?

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interactyx.com - It is an important question: Which countries make education a priority? The focus a nation puts on education from an employment, cultural and even individual identity perspective can tell a lot abo...

¿ SISTEMAS EDUCATIVOS EFICACES ?

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miguelrosacastejon.wordpress.com - Hablar de Centros Finlandia se ha convertido en “Trending topic” en las redes sociales. Las pruebas PISA miden el desempeño educativo y la repercusión en la calidad de los Sistemas Educativos, most...

Free and Unequal

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jacobinmag.com - When the news came in early October that Germany had abolished its remaining tuition fees, responses ranged from jubilant to cautionary. Those familiar with German higher education were quick to po...

5 techniques for questioning in your classroom - ICTEvangelist

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ictevangelist.com - Published on December 15th, 2013 | by Mark Anderson I’m a big fan of Twitter – short messages, getting your point across succinctly… with that in mind, I’m going to keep this post short and sweet. ...

Ambientes de aprendizaje, la ponencia de Javier Bahón en #CIECH2014 | Fernando Trujillo | De estranjis

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fernandotrujillo.es - La segunda ponencia del día corresponde a Javier Bahón. Javier es CEO de TUinnovas y tiene una amplia experiencia profesional ligada al mundo de la educación y la formación. Hoy nos hablará, según ...

Sheila MacNeill

Senior Lecturer in Blended Learning at Glasgow Caledonian University, I am interested in all aspects of the development and use of technology in education.