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PISA: are teenagers in England addicted to social media (And does it matter)?

Looking into whether evidence from PISA supports recent claims

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Social media and screen-time: To ban or not to ban – that’s probably not the question

Rob Davies, CLOSER. Informed by evidence from academics, royal societies, health officials, social media companies, young people, teachers, government ministers, research funders and more, the Science and Technology Committee report on the impact of social media and screen-use on young

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

A tale for today: how much is a free lunch at the ‘Koob Café’?

Rose Luckin.  Chris walked into a London cafe. It had a strange name: ‘Koob Cafe’, but Chris had been attracted by the sign over the door saying “Free Lunch here all day every day.” The cafe staff explained that all

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