Year of Music
The National Year of Music, a new initiative that will run throughout the 2009/10 academic year, was launched in September 2009 by Ed Balls, Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families. The ambition is to bring together and showcase the wide range of music-related experiences available to children and young people across England, and to encourage each one of them – whatever their talent – to get involved in music. Taking part in music and associated cultural activity can positively
UK Child Poverty
Save the Children reports that the number of children living in severe poverty in the UK has increased to 1.7 million, which is an increase of 260,000 since 2004. One fifth of these children live in London. This claim is based on a policy briefing, "Measuring severe child poverty in the UK", commissioned by them from the New Policy Institute. According to Save the Children, 4 million children live in poverty in the UK. They claim that 55% of families earning less than £12,000 or less a year wil
14-19 Diploma ITT Strand 2 “with experience” programme: Evaluation of 2008/09 provision
The Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA) Quality and Inspection team were asked to undertake an evaluation of the Diploma ITT Strand 2 “with experience” programme in the first year of delivery (2008/09).
Preparing for Transfer
This is a 30 minute Teachers TV programme, which follows the work of two junior schools in Brighton and Hove as they prepare their Year 6 pupils for transfer to secondary school. The programme sets out to address some of the problems associated with the transfer of pupils from KS2 to KS3. These issues are explored through interviews with parents, children and teachers, and given a broader context by comments from Professors Barbara McGilchrist and Maurice Galton.
Language Learning at Key Stage 3: The impact of the Key Stage 3 Modern Foreign Language Framework an
This resource is a report on a two year study into language learning at Key Stage 3 in England, carried out at Cambridge University at the behest of the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF). The study was commissioned to investigate both provision and practice, and was to look particularly at the impact of the Key Stage 3 Framework for Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) and other recent initiatives with respect to languages, such as the impact of language entitlement in Key Stage 2 a
Young people’s decision-making in 14-19 education and training: a review of the literature
This briefing paper reviews a specific range of the empirical research literature on the decisions that 14 to 19 year olds make about education and training. There is a section on studies which focus on demographic factors which will appeal to those interested in the relationship between macro and micro level factors; there is a section on school level studies which will appeal to those interested in what they can do in their own context to address inequalities; the third section looks at key fe
Evaluation of the Making Good Progress Pilot
The resource is the final evaluation report of the Making Good Progress Pilot. Commissioned by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF), the pilot was launched in June 2007 to respond to the continuing challenge of raising educational achievement. This is an independent evaluation completed by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP which reports on the two year project and assesses the effectiveness of the approaches used by the participating Local Authorities in raising attainment.
Learning Gender in Primary School Playgrounds: Findings from the Tomboy Identities Project
This paper was presented at Exeter University in 2006, as part of Seminar Four (Cultures, values, identities and power) of the ESRC Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP) Thematic Seminar Series, Contexts, communities, networks: Mobilising learners’ resources and relationships in different domains. The study followed two classes from Year 5 through to Year 6 in two contrasting primary schools, exploring primary pupils’ outdoor play in relation to the construction of gender identitie
Micro-organs to shape the future of personalised medicine
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Apr. 17 - Researchers at Vanderbilt University are developing an artificial liver as part of a larger system of synthetic organs being built to test drugs. If successful, the technology will not only change the way drugs are developed and tested, but also provide doctors with a way to personalise treatment for patients with conditions like heart disease and cancer. Ben Gruber has more More Innovations: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Subscribe: htt
Calculus: Derivatives 3
Suitable for high school students. Seasoned math instructor demonstrates on white board. Uses colored markers for clarification.
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
Chem 201: Organic Reactions Mechanisms I
Advanced treatment of basic mechanistic principles of modern organic chemistry. Topics include molecular orbital theory, orbital symmetry control of organic reactions, aromaticity, carbonium ion chemistry, free radical chemistr Up Close with Heather Hancock, Lead Partner, London 2012 and Managing Partner for Innovation and Bra Stanislavsky- The Hamlet Project Lesson 01 - One Minute Romanian File photograph of one of the two detained U.S. citizens in North Korea More Women Can Run: why women remain underrepresented in politics [Audio] Pectus Excavatum Surgery- Sam's Story A systematic review of how theories explain learning behaviour in school contexts Grammar Lesson 14: Absence of Direct Object Pronouns, Mobile Homes
Find out why Heather Hancock's insights and career advice are still relevant today, even after the success of London 2012.
The Hamlet project re-created scenes from Stanislavsky/Gordon Craig's 1912 production. Tom Cornford is a freelance theatre director and Artist in-Residence (2008/9) at The CAPITAL Centre, The Hamlet team was co-ordinated by third year undergraduates.
In lesson 1 of One Minute Romanian you will learn how to say 'hello' and 'goodbye' in Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com.Author(s):
Still photograph of U.S. citizen Jeffrey Fowle, one of two tourists North Korea says they will put on trial for committing crimes against the isolated state. Rough Cut. (No Reporter Narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, finan
Speaker(s): Professor Susan J Carroll, Professor Sarah Childs, Orlanda Ward | Susan Carroll will present the 2014 Political Studies Association (PSA) annual lecture to highlight an impressive data span to argue convincingly that women's pathways to elected office are varied and sometimes unique. Carroll will also talk about the problems that Hillary Clinton faced the last time she ran for President and what she might encounter in 2016, if she decides to run as expected. Susan J Carroll is Profes
12 year old Sam Lemon is getting ready to undergo minimally invasive surgery for pectus excavatum, also known as the Nuss operation. Follow his patient story and see him before, during and after the procedure.
This systematic EPPI review focused on the theoretical underpinnings of learning behaviour in school contexts (3-16 year olds) to inform initial teacher education (ITE) programmes.
Advanced treatment of basic mechanistic principles of modern organic chemistry. Topics include molecular orbital theory, orbital symmetry control of organic reactions, aromaticity, carbonium ion chemistry, free radical chemistr
Up Close with Heather Hancock, Lead Partner, London 2012 and Managing Partner for Innovation and Bra
Stanislavsky- The Hamlet Project
Lesson 01 - One Minute Romanian
File photograph of one of the two detained U.S. citizens in North Korea
More Women Can Run: why women remain underrepresented in politics [Audio]
Pectus Excavatum Surgery- Sam's Story
A systematic review of how theories explain learning behaviour in school contexts
Grammar Lesson 14: Absence of Direct Object Pronouns, Mobile Homes