The Structure and Content of English Primary Education: international perspectives
Three further research surveys from the Primary Review were published on 8th February 2008. The reports, entitled ‘The Structure and Content of English Primary Education: international perspectives', focus on international comparison in order "to consider the structure of the national primary system and the content of the primary school curriculum".
The Gender Agenda: report from the first round of regional seminars – summer 2008
To facilitate the sharing of research and data on gender around the education system, the Department is organising a series of regional events, the first round of which took place in summer 2008 at the Universities of Leeds, Warwick and Institute of Education, London.
Workshop 6: Energy and Systems
Physicists use the concept of a system to trace and quantify the flow of energy. In this session, take a close look at a number of energy systems and see how this concept is closely linked to the Law of Conservation of Energy.
Excellence and Equity: Making England’s Schools System World Class
The resource is a four page research brief of an analysis developed by McKinsey and Company, who were commissioned by the DCSF to investigate the performance of England’s education system, along with that of high-performing systems overseas.
Leading Sustainable Schools
The research document produced for NCSL looks into sustainability in schools, how these schools are being lead in a successful sustainable manner and the barriers that can prevent success. This document attempts to consider the issue of leadership for sustainability within the context of the wide spread changes in the English education system including buildings and grounds, curriculum and assessment, the relationship between schools and their local communities, the merging of education and chi
Your child, your schools, our future: building a 21st century schools system
The latest education white paper, 'Your child, your schools, our future: building a 21st century schools system', was published on 30 June. Within this, the Government describes reforms to meet the ‘challenges and changes' facing schools, and how these build on the developments of the last 12 years; included within these are changes to the curriculum, school partnerships, leadership and responsibilities.
Lost in Transition: Three Years On
The report follows up on the 2005 document on the treatment of young adult offenders in relation to the criminal justice system, 'Lost in Transition'. It details each recommendation and analyses the specific changes that have been made in actual government policies and the action that has been taken to address each issue. It relates to what extent these policies have been effective in dealing with the identified issues and what still remains to be done for some of the most vulnerable groups in s
School Report Cards: Review of the use of school report cards internationally
One of the proposals within the recent white paper, 'Your child, your schools, our future: building a 21st century schools system', is the introduction of a School Report Card to measure school progress. This resource is a report of a small research project conducted by NFER into how these are used in other countries, and is intended to complement the work already undertaken in this area by the DCSF.
Your child, your schools, our future: building a 21st century school system
This is a government white paper which outlines new policies and proposed changes to legislation relating to many aspects of the English education system. It is a report aimed at all stakeholders involved in the school system, and seems to be particularly directed towards parents.
The Building of a New Academic Field: the case of French didactiques
This journal article traces the creation and development of French disciplinary didactiques, a cultural term coined by the French educational system. It may be of interest to those who are interested in drawing comparisons between English and French education systems and pedagogy.
Exploring the Solar System
The BBC has archived sections from its TV programmes about the solar system and embedded them in this truly magnificent website. The site is arranged over seven sets of topics (sun and planets (9 topics); moons (19); other bodies (5); ‘highlights’ (8); space missions (37); astronauts (8); scientists (10)). Each of these 'sets' has its own page with hot links to the individual topics and a brief overview with photographs (mostly from NASA). Each topic (many are double referenced so there are
The Rhetoric of ICT and the New Language of Learning: a critical analysis of the use of ICT in the c
This academic paper, published in the European Educational Research Journal, is a study of how information and communication technologies (ICT) are perceived in educational settings. It seeks to establish a critical link between the political rhetoric of ICT within the Norwegian education system and what the authors refer to as a new 'language of learning' that ICT can help to facilitate.
An illustrated guide to Armageddon: Britain's Cold War
Speaker Bob Clarke looks at the changes in the Soviet system over the last 20 years.
O desenho anal?gico e o desenho digital: a representa??o do projeto arquitet?nico influenciado pelo
The use of specific computer softwares for architecture design have been analyzed and allowed researchers in this matter to consider a change in architectural creation method realizing new possibilities in the way they project. Based on our experience as architectural project teacher we can observe that more and more students project and present projects with their drawings produced by computer. This tools changing envolves other changings in the project manners as we can notice in some architec
Cognition and the Immune System: Mind/Body Interaction Looks at mind/body interactions and their relationships to disease and the immune system.
Looks at mind/body interactions and their relationships to disease and the immune system.
That Catholic Show - Charity and Mercy
The fourth episode of That Catholic Show, the brand new video podcast from Rosary Army and SQPN! You don't have to be a superhero or supersaint to show charity and mercy - but a cape might help. (5:58)
Assessment learning and teaching journal , Leeds Metropolitan University
This edition showcases key areas of work catalysed by the Institute for Enterprise and comprises a range of articles research papers, case studies and reflections by staff, students and stakeholders.
Systems engineering: Challenging complexity
This unit examines system engineering and why it is important. You will learn to identify and evaluate the importance of relationships within the process and assess the relative importance of stakeholders. You will also be able to classify a systems engineering project in terms of the balance of demands, choice and constraints.
Space Station Live: CBS News Interviews Reid Wiseman
During an interview with CBS News, Expedition 40 mission specialist Reid Wiseman shared his thoughts about the growing popularity of his Twitter postings from the International Space Station. You can follow Wiseman during his mission on Twitter (@astro_reid). This segment aired during Space Station Live on June 10, 2014.
How People Learn: Introduction to Learning Theory -Session 1
This program introduces the main themes of the course. Teacher
interviews and classroom footage illustrate why learning theory is at
the core of good classroom instruction and demonstrate the broad
spectrum of theoretical knowledge available for use in classroom