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Build a den, think of the future: Architecture ‘should be taught at primary school’, says new study

Future generations of young children should be taught about architecture at primary school, with lessons in den building to encourage an understanding of the world in which we live, a government-commissioned study has said.


    








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From secret school to Afghanistan’s future

From secret school to Afghanistan’s future
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Labour’s Tristram Hunt takes on Michael Gove in the battle over the future of education

The boy was from the Congo – he had witnessed the murder of his mother. Now he was in a foreign country, struggling to learn the language and form a bond with his foster parents. 


    








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Tristram Hunt vs Michael Gove: The battle for the future of education

The boy was from the Congo – he had witnessed the murder of his mother. Now he was in a foreign country, struggling to learn the language and form a bond with his foster parents. 


    








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Online learning is ‘the blackboard of the future’

Children in nurseries will soon be learning through Moocs (Massive Open Online Courses) as the internet revolution changes the face of learning, according to the man who first pioneered their use in higher education. Today’s two- and three-year-olds have been born with keyboards “pinned to their fingers”, Dr Anant Agarwal, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, insists. As a result, it makes sense to utilise the skills they had acquired and give them a basic start to literacy and numeracy through computer games in the kindergarten or nursery schools.


    








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Richard Garner: PISA test results are a disappointment but we should look to the future

There is no way that the results of this year’s international PISA test results can be summed up as anything other than a disappointment for the UK.


    








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‘High quality education is costly’: A C Grayling on the future of his £18,000-a-year New College of the Humanities

Just two years ago he was – to many people’s way of thinking -  one of the most hated men in the world of academia.


    








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Thousands ready to go back to their state school to offer career help to pupils with Future First

Thousands of people are waiting for the call to return to their old school to help pupils get started on a successful career.


    








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Zombie apocalypse: The future of universities?

e Is a TV show the future of higher education?
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Back to the future: How the iPad has recreated that 1950s feeling

The tablet device has become the electronic equivalent of a nanny and is helping families to come together in the living room like they did in the Fifties, the broadcasting regulator Ofcom claims.

    




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