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Schools becoming 'exam factories'

Schools becoming 'exam factories' | Stuffaliknows | Scoop.it
The head of a private school in Berkshire says education targets are turning schools into "exam factories". (Wise words from the private ed sector.

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Adult and Community Learning News

Adult and Community Learning News | Stuffaliknows | Scoop.it
This is a new paper, which will feature ACL-related news, please submit to me: mattewens@rsc-south-west.ac.uk and twitter feeds for consideration.  Please join our ACL group in our educational social network: http://jisc-rscsw.ning.com/group/adultcommunitylearning...
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Michael Wolf's Architecture of Density

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World Press Photo Award winner Michael Wolf captures Hong Kong high-rises in
his kaleidoscopic series Architecture of Density.

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Because in the modern world, technology learns you.-The Humanization of Tech

Because in the modern world, technology learns you.-The Humanization of Tech | Stuffaliknows | Scoop.it
Historically, most technology was created to serve one purpose: increase productivity. No matter how unwieldy or intricate new tools were, users had to invest a lot of time to learn how to use them to succeed.

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Affordances

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The concept of an affordance was coined by the perceptual psychologist James J. Gibson in his seminal book The Ecological Approach to Visual Perception.
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Tuition fees 'should be seen as a tax'

Tuition fees 'should be seen as a tax' | Stuffaliknows | Scoop.it
Money saving expert Martin Lewis, who is heading the Student Finance Taskforce to better educate prospective students, said "a lot of people have been scared off for very much the wrong reasons".
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How Hashtagging the Web Could Improve Our Collective Intelligence

How Hashtagging the Web Could Improve Our Collective Intelligence | Stuffaliknows | Scoop.it
While Twitter generates mass interest and curates collective thought, its trends cannot represent the true pulse of world conversation. That needs to change.

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What businesses really want from further education | FE Works

RT @JenniferGarrett: Stop #selling and start #listening http://t.co/EAXV0aFf...
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The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics (Routledge Philosophy Companions) – Berys Gaut; Dominic Lopes ebook | e-Books

The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics (Routledge Philosophy Companions) – Berys Gaut; Dominic Lopes ebook | e-Books | Stuffaliknows | Scoop.it
The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics (Routledge Philosophy Companions) – Berys Gaut; Dominic Lopes ebook http://t.co/I54C9AG6...
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social pedagogy

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The term social pedagogy has been used to describe a The term social pedagogy has been used to describe a range of work with children and young people straddling social work and education.
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Funding the Future: Challenges to the Further Education Sector

Funding the Future: Challenges to the Further Education Sector | Stuffaliknows | Scoop.it
In this article, Adam Tinson outlines the challenges for further education and particularly the unequal treatment between different HE establishments.
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Deleuze, Philosophy, Transdisciplinarity

Deleuze, Philosophy, Transdisciplinarity | Stuffaliknows | Scoop.it

Organised by Goldsmiths Centre for Cultural Studies and the University of Kent - Goldsmiths, 10th‐11th February

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How to turn a teen into an engineer (study)

How to turn a teen into an engineer (study) | Stuffaliknows | Scoop.it

A recent study shows that teens are much more interested in engineering when they're simply exposed to it.

Engineers do cool stuff. They build cities, save lives, create music and design compute...


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Free QRCode Maker Generator Create and get Custom Designs

Free QRCode Maker Generator Create and get Custom Designs | Stuffaliknows | Scoop.it
What is a QR Code ?Free QR code generator maker QR codes, Hi Resolution and Custom Made printed QR code stickers and decals .

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Voici une étude inédite sur les lecteurs de codes 2D pour le marketing mobile. Découvrez enfin quels sont les lecteurs les plus performants et les plus populaires : http://blog.ubleam.com/a-complete-survey-on-2d-barcodes-reading-performances-on-mobile/
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Digital Delights for Learners | Scoop.it

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Sites for learning & developing creativity...

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Consortium for Post Compulsory Education and Training

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Consortium for Post Compulsory Education and Training, Lifelong Learning...
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Superstructures 2.0

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If somebody from the 1800’s were transported to 2011 I suspect that they would be baffled by many of the things that we now take for granted - from the television to the internet to the mobile pho...
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Sir Ken Robinson on creativity and education

Sir Ken Robinson: creativity should be elevated in our schools to the same status as literacy.
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£20k bursaries for schools; nothing for FE - FE news - TES

£20k bursaries for schools; nothing for FE - FE news - TES | Stuffaliknows | Scoop.it
The end of fully funded training will deter candidates, research shows (RT @LeeMarkDavies: well done @FEFocus for picking up on the huge risk to the future of further education teacher training http://t.co/IIwnM899...
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Teacher training in further and higher education (only for the comments below).

"SO PUFFLES, WHEN ARE YOU GOING TO RESIGN OVER YOUR SHOCKINGLY IGNORANT AND QUITE FRANKLY OFFENSIVE OUTBURST?!?!"

*Puffles is a mute baby dragon fairy & thus can't talk*

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Training outstanding teachers - The Department for Education

Details of the Department's plans to reform initial teacher training.
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Rhizomatic and Privilege; Questions and Commentary #change11

Rhizomatic and Privilege; Questions and Commentary #change11 | Stuffaliknows | Scoop.it
The Rhizomatic Model of Education is one of the more interesting change11 topics for me so far, appealing as a discussion of the potential of educational design with respect to the nature of variou...
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