Monthly Archives: April 2018

Schools that foster and harness staff commitment perform better

Alex Bryson, Lucy Stokes and David Wilkinson.  There are two things that people think they know about teachers.  One is that they are dedicated to their profession, motivated by a sense of “mission” rather than money.  The other is that

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Posted in Leadership and management, Teachers and teaching assistants

What is schooling for in the age of AI?

IOE Events. Although estimates of the impact of automation on the labour market vary widely, it is generally agreed that the ‘fourth industrial revolution’, and especially the advance of AI, is set to transform how we live and work. The

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Posted in Education policy, IOE debates, Schools, Uncategorized

How does it feel to be in the bottom group? A new project investigates

Eleanore Hargreaves with Denise Buchanan and Laura Quick.  Children are not often asked to voice their true opinions at school, especially not about school. In my own previous research, I found that primary school pupils could voice valuable and sometimes

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Posted in Teaching, learning, curriculum & assessment

The taste of Mandarin is sweeter when the teaching methods are informed by research

  Katharine Carruthers.  It is now possible to do predictive texting in Chinese. British Ambassador to China, Dame Barbara Woodward said:  “I can bash things into my phone and know I’m broadly getting it right. So it (Chinese) has become

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Educators: are you ready, willing and able to meet the ‘perfect storm’ of AI?

Rose Luckin.  Today the House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence launched their report with a question: AI in the UK:  ready, willing and able? Their answer is a classic cocktail of yes, but not really. We are certainly

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Posted in Education policy, ICT in education, Uncategorized
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