The Hampshire School Chelsea finalists in two important awards

The Hampshire School Chelsea finalists in two important awards

In a time that is difficult and challenging for education practitioners, students and institutions, The Hampshire School Chelsea has been selected as a finalist for two prestigious awards. The Hampshire School Chelsea has been announced as a finalist for the prestigious award of Junior Prep School of the Year in...

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A Word a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

A Word a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

  Noun: jouissance Physical or intellectual pleasure, delight, or ecstasy. Origin: French, from jouir ‘enjoy’. Used by Lacan in his Ethics of Psychoanalysis, he intentionally left it untranslated to avoid the ambiguities of the word, ‘pleasure’. On 2nd September 2020, 50,000 users learned this definition. Tomorrow, a new word will...

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Online Debating & Lectures

Online Debating & Lectures

The Great Courses Plus The Great Courses Plus makes lifelong learning and personal enrichment available to anyone, anywhere. The content-rich, unique courses provide you with a world of knowledge designed to expand your horizons, deepen your understanding, and foster epiphanies. Watch hundreds of courses & lectures when you start a...

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Outdoor play important for childhood development

Outdoor play important for childhood development

Children are spending more time indoors than ever before despite all evidence telling parents how beneficial it is for them to spend their time playing outside. Concerns about the dangers of climbing trees or getting lost makes parents hesitant to allow their child to engage in risky activities. But research...

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The National Theatre Adapts School Programmes

The National Theatre Adapts School Programmes

The National Theatre adapts programmes to support theatre in schools across the UK throughout 2020/21. Three unique courses (Connections, New Views, Let’s Play) offer high quality online workshops that are flexible with timings for both teachers and students. The theatre is ready to “embrace digital” so that Covid-19 is not...

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Time for a new industry benchmark? On reform in the tuition industry

Time for a new industry benchmark? On reform in the tuition industry

In an attempt to minimize the extent of the educational disruption caused by Covid-19, the government has announced funding for a new tutoring initiative. The National Tuition Programme is set to inject £350 million into the education kitty, and represents an effort by the government to support disadvantaged pupils, who...

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UK’s top universities slip in global rankings

UK’s top universities slip in global rankings

Nearly three-quarters of the UK’s top universities, including Oxford and UCL, have fallen in international league table rankings. 62 of the top 84 British institutions were downgraded for the fourth consecutive year according to a 2021 university guide from Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a publishing firm. Oxford dropped from fourth to...

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London takes the lead for tech students

London takes the lead for tech students

London has been ranked as the top city in the world to be a tech student outside the US. That’s according to Business Fibre which looked at ‘30 of the world’s greatest tech cities’ and measured them against a set criteria including research spending and total tech/STEM employees and employers.  ...

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Imperial College announce scholarship scheme in memory of professor Jackie de Belleroche

Imperial College announce scholarship scheme in memory of professor Jackie de Belleroche

Imperial college unveil new scholarships for neuroscience postgraduate students named after Professor Jackie de Belleroche, who passed away in 2019. Professor de Belleroche, was an pioneering figure who helped to shape the universities neuroscience department. Alongside her teaching work, she undertook significant work in the fight against Motor Neurones Disease...

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Fieldtrips in the Time of Coronavirus                                                                                                                                        

Fieldtrips in the Time of Coronavirus                                                                                                                                        

Fieldwork is an essential part of any Earth Sciences degree with the average geology graduate having spent weeks, if not months, of their time at university hammering rocks, collecting samples and gaining general experience outside of the classroom. At University College London, a two-week trip to Andalusia to study the...

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