Category Archives: learning

Universities “obsessed over their research reputation”

Universities are obsessing over their research reputation instead of concentrating on good teaching ‘to the detriment of students’, a new report has found. The Institute of Economic Affairs warns allocation of resources is being ‘distorted’ away from helping students to learn … Continue reading

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Risk averse parents……….apparently not in Lisbon, Portugal

You knew it, didn’t you? Over the last 20 years, adults (both teachers and parents) have been on a track to eliminate failure and risk from our children’s lives. We are afraid our kids are too fragile, and may diminish … Continue reading

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