learning

Should Google be allowed in examinations?

Posted in Online on 30th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

It is inevitable search engines such as Google will be allowed in public examinations, including GCSEs and A-Levels, the head of an exam board says.

Finlands Latest Educational Move Will Produce a Generation of Entrepreneurs

Posted in Business on 5th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

The new approach aims to encourage different kinds of learning, shifting from facts to problem solving, individual work to collaboration.

Brain has strong points at different ages

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

While some thinking skills begin to decline as one ages, researchers found that others don't peak until middle age or even later.

The future of homework is: video games

Posted in Games on 22nd Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

The snowball effect of stress among teachers, students and parents over homework seems to be increasing with no end in sight.

Ian Livingstone applies to create 'gaming' school

Posted in Online on 9th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

British games industry veteran Ian Livingstone has formally applied to launch a free school with lessons built using video gaming.