Monthly Archives: May 2014

New Computing Curriculum

New Computing Curriculum

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theconversation.com/the-computing-curriculum-what-every-child-should-know-26470 We join with the authors in welcoming the introduction of a new curriculum. The previous emphasis, on what they so aptly term ‘Digital Literacy’, produced students who were mere consumers of technology rather than the creators; servants rather than...

The Need for Excellent Careers Staff

The Need for Excellent Careers Staff

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It is a matter of concern that Universities Minister, David Willetts, has identified the level of competition among sixth-formers for medical courses as “one of the most dysfunctional features” of the education system. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/universityeducation/10834466/Willetts-warns-over-surge-in-demand-for-medicine-degrees.html His insistence that bright school leavers,...

Study Leave Advice

Study Leave Advice

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Some advice for using your study leave well. • Plan your revision (if you have not already!) so that you have much energy and focus on the last day as you do on the first. If your work becomes stale...