• 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

  • Apprenticeships a 'fragile' form of training, research warns

    Apprenticeships may have been tipped as the future of teacher training, but new research suggests their reliance on employer involvement makes them a “fragile” form of training. A new study by Oxford University’s Department for Education and the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) has reviewed apprenticeship participation on a global scale. It found relying

    16.28 Oct. 13th, 2017 | News