One of the many hot topics in education today (and one that we are particularly interested in, here at Ambitious Minds) is the use of technology to support learning. There are a lot of incredibly exciting projects taking place all over the world right now, from the Khan Academy’s use of video to individual teachers using computer games as a way of bringing topics to life and making them relevant to their pupils, all of which are enhancing the educational experience and bringing it up-to-date for the 21st century.
Anyone involved in education will tell you that engagement is the one of the most essential aspects of learning. From the primary school teacher through… Read More »How games increase engagement in education
Education reform is all the rage at the moment and it seems that every day brings some new proposal (or protestation) about how that should… Read More »Britain needs education designed for the 21st century
This week, The London Evening Standard has been running a series of articles looking at the problems of youth unemployment in the capital. Today, it… Read More »Secondary education needs to deliver more practical skills
YESTERDAY’S announcement that Michael Gove intends to replace GCSE examinations with the English baccalaureate was met with predictable posturing and point-scoring from across the political… Read More »Why changing GCSEs won’t change a thing