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Bridging the story and children’s unique worlds: researching digital personalised books

Natalia Kucirkova.  Personalisation is a buzzword in the business world, especially now that adverts can follow us all over the Internet. But personalisation – or ‘personalised learning’ – has also been a recurring trend in education, with the aim of

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How risky is it to be a child?

  Sandra Leaton Gray.  Look at the website of any contemporary newspaper, and you would be forgiven for thinking that childhood was a very dangerous time of life. On rolling news services we see stories about things like toddlers being

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At the school gate: do parents make friends with those different to themselves?

Carol Vincent.  As primary schools round the country return from holiday, ‘school gate’ relationships are picking up where they left off. The importance of these relationships to adults delivering and picking up their children, can be gauged by their regular

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