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Dominic Collard

One day like this a year…

By Dominic Collard | 15th Jan 2015
If you follow education, you might have increasingly heard the word 'efficacy' crop up. It might not be a word that trips off the tongues of teachers, or parents congregating at the school gates. It …
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Jodie Lopez

A story of education before technology

By Jodie Lopez | 14th Jan 2015
I don’t feel I was at school too long ago. I finished in 1997, after sixth-form. But this week I was reminded that people born in 1997 are now legally adults. As I was leaving …
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How competition can unlock education outcomes

By Kristen Moree | 8th Jan 2015
In developed regions of the world, social needs and challenges can seem to exist primarily from a vantage point of the macro. From here, the cracks within economic, political and educational structures can be seen, …
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Dominic Collard

Star teachers?

By Dominic Collard | 8th Jan 2015
A new survey has revealed which celebrities people use to help them learn English.
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Dominic Collard

Delivering Peter Rabbit

By Dominic Collard | 7th Jan 2015
Through our Booktime initiative with The Asia Foundation, we've been travelling around Indonesia to put 100,000 books in the hands of children there. In the words of Simon, who joined the trip, "Kids in these communities …
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Jodie Lopez

Is education revolutionising technology?

By Jodie Lopez | 7th Jan 2015
I recently watched this video which highlights something I, both as an ex teacher and now in my current role as Pearson Champion Schools Coordinator, have long felt. A lot of claims are made about how …
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College to career – Ready or not, here we come.

By Adrian Thompson | 5th Jan 2015
As I speed headfirst into 2015, I can’t help but think forward to later in the year when my life will (hopefully) be completely different than where it’s at now. In a short five months, …
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Dominic Collard

Adventures in learning – 2014

By Dominic Collard | 19th Dec 2014
As 2014 draws to a close, we thought we'd recap your most popular pieces from the blog this year. We've been sharing stories from all across the world; from the children in Africa getting their …
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Don Kilburn

Predictions for K-12 Education in 2015

By Don Kilburn | 18th Dec 2014
It is tough to think about what is on the horizon for K-12 education in 2015 without thinking about the changes that have occurred in the last few decades and the challenges that have remained …
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Dominic Collard

Assessing students – the old vs the new

By Dominic Collard | 12th Dec 2014
Infographic: Why the way we assess students needs to change, and how that new way might look.  
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Amar Kumar

Are you ready for a renaissance in assessment?

By Amar Kumar | 12th Dec 2014
I was recently having coffee with my friend, Jodie, a teacher in England. She was telling me a story about an English test she had once given her class. The scores from the test showed …
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Rod Bristow

Saving a world to build a world

By Rod Bristow | 10th Dec 2014
If you are passionate about better education, you must also be passionate about wanting to live in a better world. The latter is entirely dependent on, and a direct result of, the former. It’s a passion …
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