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Collaborative problem-solving and why it matters for learning

Rose Luckin.  The results of the 2015 PISA collaborative problem solving assessments are published in Paris this morning.[1] I was delighted to read 
In Andreas Schleicher’s editorial, his confirmation that solving problems with others (collaborative problem-solving) is a key skill

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Posted in ICT in education, International comparisons, Teaching, learning, curriculum & assessment

Students need support in order to build skills for the future

Mutlu Cukurova and Rose Luckin.  There is a growing interest globally in teaching approaches that allow university students to work independently, often in group activities. However, our research suggests that leaving students to do their own investigations without any support is

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Posted in Further higher and lifelong education, ICT in education, Teaching, learning, curriculum & assessment

Priorities for a new Government: advice from our academics part 3 – school leadership, ICT and educational psychologists

The IOE blog has asked colleagues from across the Institute what’s at the top of their wish list. We are publishing their replies during the run-up to the election.  School leaders and leadership    The new Secretary of State faces a potentially

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Posted in Evidence-based policy, ICT in education, Leadership and management, Special educational needs and psychology

Cyber attack: 7 tips to help you vanquish the Shadow Brokers

Rose Luckin.  Earlier this year I blogged about how our education system needs to be an important part of our defenses against a growing risk of cyber attack. I highlighted the fact that we all need to understand enough about computers and

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Hey mum, the fridge has just let the burglars in

Rose Luckin.  I was stopped in my tracks as I was leaving the house the other morning when I heard Donald Toon, Director of Cyber Security at the National Crime Agency, talking to John Humphrys on the BBC Today programme.

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