2.3 Vice-chair
How does the board of governors of a school work? This unit looks at the roles of Chair of Governors, Vice-chair and Clerk to the board and examines how the workload can be shared between the members. The governing body should focus on the quality and delivery of education provided by the school, not on daily management.
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Impact Conference 2011 - 16:00 - Session C: Knowledge transfer and the role of research mediators
Investigating Academic Impact. A conference at the London School of Economics on Monday 13 June 2011. Academics are increasingly being pressed to provide evidence of impact from their research on the world outside academia. And universities will have to provide evidence of impact as part of the new Research Excellence Framework. But there is confusion about the different definitions of impact that exist amongst funding bodies and research councils, and also about methods of measuring impact. Thi
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Icons -- religious images from the eastern Churches -- are far more than religious images as seen in western churches: they enable an encounter between the observer and the mystery. In this video, Mary Cunningham, an expert on Orthodoxy, introduces them.
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Lucky, A Dog and Her Doctors
A golden retriever named Lucky lived up to her name when she conquered a dangerous form of cancer and went on to win the title Master Hunter from the American Kennel Club, thanks to state-of-the-art oncology treatment at Oregon State University's College of Veterinary Medicine.
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This RLO describes the characteristics of eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells.
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June 20 - Brazil's top fashion designers showcase their spring-summer collections at Latin America's top fashion event. Alicia Powell reports.
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Montage expérimental dans lequel est visualisé le spectre d'une image au niveau du plan de Fourier. Deux exemples de traitements d'images sont présentés : le floutage et le démultiplexage.

Vidéo issue du projet VideoManip dont l'objectif est la réalisation de courtes séquences filmées, montrant des expériences réelles, qui seraient à la fois trop complexes pour être montées et montrées en amphi, et pas assez riches d'enseignement pour justifier un TP de plusieurs heu
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At the completion of this lesson you will be able to understand a Italian talking about his family. You will first listen to a dialogue and answer questions with yes or no. Based on the same dialogue you will be given multiple choice questions. You will then choose how a certain idea is worded in a dialogue. Lastly, you will put the sentence in the correct order.
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In this activity, mitochondria are isolated from the California blackworm, Lumbriculus variegatus, by homogenization and differential centrifugation. A modified plasmid miniprep procedure (alkaline lysis) is then used to isolate DNA from these mitochondria. Single and double enzyme restriction digests of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) are analyzed by agarose gel electrophoresis. Sizes of mtDNA restriction fragments are estimated from gel results and are used to determine the total size of the L. vari
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Armstrong Atlantic State University students take full advantage the coastal lifestyle. In this edition, Rachel, Alfred and Anna tour Tybee Island. But not before Rachel is schooled in the ways of scootering at Mogos Scooters.
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The 2011 Employability Conference from the Lewis-Jones suite at Leeds Metropolitan University.
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Students will be able to differentiate between different types of essays.
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