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Never has there been such an urgent need for educational research that tackles our understanding of global forces

Douglas Bourn. The impact of Globalisation on societies, economies and political systems has never been greater than it is today. Brexit, the rise of xenophobia and extreme forms of nationalism in Europe and the Trump phenomenon are in part due

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Education neuroscience: giving teachers smarter information – not just tomorrow but today

Michael Thomas. I could perhaps have been forgiven for viewing with some trepidation the invitation to address a gathering of artificial intelligence researchers at this week’s London Festival of Learning. At their last conference, they told me, they’d discussed my

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Posted in ICT in education, Special educational needs and psychology, Teaching, learning, curriculum & assessment

How can we get more kids to not hate maths?

IOE Events. Thanks to everyone who has contributed to our ‘What if…?’ debates series this year, whether as speakers, attendees, livestream viewers, or colleagues behind the scenes. We couldn’t have done it without you – literally, as they say far

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The future is Super Intelligent, not Artificially Intelligent and education must respond

Rose Luckin.  I love teaching and I love learning and I hope that I will be doing both of these things for many years to come. I know that learning is something I need to do every day to keep

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The moving image: a new journal explores how young people watch it and create it

Andrew Burn.  The media arts, including film, are more important than ever before in the media-rich world of the twenty-first century. Just as we believe young people should be educated in the fine arts, music, literature and theatre, so they

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