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This report, published by the Science and Engineering Education Advisory Group in January 2012, addresses many of the challenges and opportunities arising in implementation of the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) as it affects the delivery of STEM education and engagement. It examines the ways in which STEM...
This report, from the University and College Union, evaluates the costs and benefits of higher and further education. Focusing on industrial strategy and innovation, the report argues that universities and colleges have a central role to play in the development of enterprise.
The UK’s future economic...
This activity, from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), introduces students to the ethical and moral issues of remote surgery.
It is intended that students will be able to:
• Understand what remote surgery is
• Appreciate that different groups of people may have different views on...
This video looks at the challenges of reducing global warming and carbon emissions. Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is a new boiler technology which has the potential to transform the way electricity is produced and distributed. This is currently used in industrial and commercial settings, but micro CHP could offer...
The materials in this National Strategies resource help teaching assistants to develop their role in supporting assessment for learning (AfL) in the classroom by promoting and embedding good practice in partnership with teachers.
Throughout the resource, teaching assistants reflect on and evaluate their role...
This edition of the Computing at School newsletter focuses broadly on computing in primary schools, and contains articles covering:
*The new National Curriculum Programme of Study for Computing
*Designing a new computing curriculum in your school; adapting previous curriculum models
This edition of the Computing at School newsletter focuses on teaching computing in primary schools, and contains articles covering:
*Pedagogy of computing in primary schools
*National curriculum programme of study
*Game design in the primary classroom
*Primary – secondary transition...
This edition of the Computing at School newsletter contains articles covering:
*Computing in the national curriculum
*Computational thinking in the classroom
*Learning algorithmic thinking through dance
*The Behind the Screen...
This resource helps students think about who the winners and losers are when making product choices.