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Pupil disruption in the classroom: what is the real picture?

Andrew Jenkins.  A favourable classroom climate – essentially one in which there is a well-ordered and calm environment – is likely to be conducive to learning and therefore important for pupil progress. Conversely, disruption in the classroom will hamper student

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Posted in International comparisons, Teachers, Teaching, learning, curriculum & assessment

Why government should provide more funding for older learners

Andrew Jenkins, IOE, and Tarani Chandola, University of Manchester Health in Britain, including life expectancy, has continued to improve in recent years, yet health inequalities have not only persisted, but widened. Those who are best off financially have the best health

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Posted in Further higher and lifelong education

Learning: a cost effective intervention for a healthier old age

Andrew Jenkins We live in an ageing society.  On current estimates the European population aged over 60 will continue to grow by about 2 million people a year over the next couple of decades and by 2060 over 65s will

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Posted in Further higher and lifelong education, Social sciences and social policy
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