• WISE 2017 - Learning to embrace technology in the classroom

    Former headteacher and author Tom Sherrington meets former principal and author Eric Sheninger at the World Innovation Summit for Education 2017, in Doha, Qatar, to discuss the power of technology to enhance education. Meeting Eric last week was a breath of fresh air.  He is more demanding when it comes to the impact that technology

    15.52 Nov. 24th, 2017 | Opinion

  • Screen time in the classroom must be shared, says tech expert at global summit

    Children should not use devices one-on-one in lessons but instead work in groups of two or more, according to one leading education writer speaking at the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) in Qatar today. Anya Kamenetz, author and lead digital education correspondent for America’s National Public Radio, said that working collaboratively on devices leads

    19.20 Nov. 15th, 2017 | News

  • Dads must engage more with children's education, research suggests

    National programmes that involve fathers in their children’s education can help tackle boys’ underachievement in schools, new research has found. Fathers who are actively involved boost to their children’s self-esteem, which leads to more positive outcomes, according to the research by Natasha Ridge, Susan Kippels and Brian Jaewon Chung of the Sheikh Saud bin Saqr

    16.40 Nov. 13th, 2017 | News

  • Improve teacher education to help SEND pupils, research says

    Teacher education must “urgently” be upgraded to improve learning for pupils with special education needs and disabilities (SEND), new research from the University of Cambridge has found. The report, Inclusive quality education for children with disabilities, found teachers commonly admitted to a “lack of preparation” when it comes to dealing with the range of needs in

    18.31 Nov. 9th, 2017 | News