Transforming the young people's workforce: 3rd annual conference
"Aiming High for Young People", the Government's ten-year strategy for young people, emphasises the need for a young people's workforce of skilled, knowledgable and trusted adults. This conference focused on how this workforce is developing as a result of initiatives to strengthen leadership and management, developing a common platform of skills and building capacity in the third (charity and voluntary) sector. It aimed to provide commentaries and expert analysis on these changes, as well as per
The New Primary Curriculum live on the QCDA website
The new Primary Curriculum went live on the QCDA website on 31st January 2010. In addition to information on the components of the framework, the site includes a video tour of the website itself, plus an interactive guide to the new curriculum, and seven video case studies focusing on different aspects of curriculum provision. The curriculum design tools include the opportunity to compare up to three areas of learning, in terms of different aspects, such as key skills, curriculum progression an
Mapping Education Research in the United Kingdom/The Social Organisation of Education Research in En
These two articles are from a European peer-reviewed education journal, European Educational Research Journal (2007). This particular issue maps education research in the UK. The first, Mapping Education Research in the United Kingdom, provides an introduction to the issue, relating the educational research in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The second, The Social Organisation of Educational Research in England, considers the “structural, historical and educational factors” wh
The Team Around the Child (TAC) and the lead professional: A guide for practitioners
This resource is a practitioner guide for anyone adopting the role of a lead professional for a child or young person, or anyone working in a team around a child or family. The guide sets out to describe the role, its functions, the skills and knowledge required, line management responsibilities, and gives examples of practice throughout.
Music-ITE: The role of talk in the music classroom: a resource for teacher education
This resource on the Music-ITE website suggests that while all discussion is a valuable part of learning in lessons, the quality of pupil responses are also important. Carefully steered, the teacher could develop pupils' critical thinking skills and prevent pupils in giving stereotypical answers which they think the teacher wants to hear!
International perspectives on quality in initial teacher education: An exploratory review of selecte
The resource is an information document, written by the Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre), part of the Social Science Research Unit at the Institute of Education, University of London. The document presents an international overview of existing literature on the regulation and provision of initial teacher education (deriving mostly from three countries: the UK, USA and Australia), and detailing a comparative assessment of different approaches in
Peer- and Parent-Assisted Learning: in Reading, Writing, Spelling and Thinking Skills & in Maths, Sc
These articles were originally published as part of the Spotlights series of publications for practitioners by the Scottish Council for Research in Education (SCRE). They are provided as free downloads, by Practical Research for Education (PRE), the practitioner journal of the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER). The articles offer an overview of evidence on the effectiveness of parent- or peer-assisted learning (PAL), focusing on the areas of literacy and related thinking skills
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OER development depends on you, th
Harry Truman: Advancing the Revolution [Excerpted from "Harry S. Truman: Advancing the Revolution," in Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom] When Harry Truman left office in January 1953, he was intensely unpopular, even widely despised. Many
[Excerpted from "Harry S. Truman: Advancing the Revolution," in Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom]
When Harry Truman left office in January 1953, he was intensely unpopular, even widely despised. Many
Distributed web systems : past exam questions : level 3
This resource (B359 Distributed Web Systems Level 3) contains past examination questions from the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the University of Portsmouth. From mobile phones to the Internet, our lives depend increasingly on distributed systems linking computers and other devices together in a seamless and transparent way. This unit will provide the students with the basic knowledge of the principles and practice of distributed systems necessary to develop distributed
What is a fire resistance rating?
The term "fire-resistance" designates the ability of a laboratory-constructed assembly to contain a fire in a carefully controlled test setting for a specified period of time. This is a paper that discussed the implications and meaning of the tern for walls and builing membranes made with gypsum.
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
Guido Hülsmann: Inside the Mind of Mises The Story of Wakefield Noun Eater Song A Morning Alarm - Edison Motion Pictures 1896 Systems modelling 21W.732-5 Introduction to Technical Communication: Explorations in Scientific and Technical Writing Why Study Popular Religion in the Middle Ages with Rob Lutton Checklist - Work Placement
Jeff Deist and Guido Hülsmann discuss Hülsmann's years spent writing Mises's biography ('Mises: The Last Knight of Liberalism'), the serendipitous discovery of Mises's papers in Moscow that made the book possible, how Mises endured and kept working as Europe burned, and how Mises's personal sacrifices helped pave the way for Austrian academics working today.
A basic skills learning resource booklet with interactive activities designed to introduce the Wakefield Museum.
This simple music video sings about nouns while it shows pictures of simple nouns. (person, place or thing) Run time 02:01.
OTHER TITLES Title in Maguire & Baucus catalogues: Morning fire alarm CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1896. SUMMARY From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: This shows the Fire Department leaving headquarters for an early morning fire. The scene is remarkable for its natural effect. The opening of the engine house doors, the prancing of the horses, and even the startled expression upon the faces of the spectators, are all clearly depicted. From Edison films catal
Maps and plans, architects and engineers, drawings, graphs and tables: all are models we use in everyday life. This unit will introduce you to the modelling process enabling you to recognise that systems models may be used in different ways as part of a process for: improving understanding of a situation; identifying problems or formulating opportunities and supporting decision making.
This course is designed to help you develop skills that will enable you to produce clear and effective scientific and technical documents. We will focus on basic principles of good writing-which scientific and technical writing shares with other forms of writing-and on types of documents common in scientific and technical fields and organizations. While the emphasis will be on writing, oral communication of scientific and technical information will form an important component of the course, as w
Dr Rob Lutton introduces an important aspect of contemporary historical studies: the study of religion as a force that shapes lives. Religion, like it or loathe it, has not disappeared from the human landscape - as many thought it would in the late 20th century - and so it is an aspect of life that historians must engage with. Dr Lutton examines how we can gain understanding of ordinary life in the later Middle Ages by examining popular religion, keeping in mind two basic principles; 1) What do
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
The Story of Wakefield
Noun Eater Song
A Morning Alarm - Edison Motion Pictures 1896
21W.732-5 Introduction to Technical Communication: Explorations in Scientific and Technical Writing
Why Study Popular Religion in the Middle Ages with Rob Lutton
Checklist - Work Placement