Ex Curricula Ex Curricula

Today the think tank Demos has published Ex Curricula , described as "a major report on educational disengagement in the early years&qu...

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2:55 AM

Children, Young People & Alcohol Children, Young People & Alcohol

New research from the DCSF investigates the links between the drinking habits of parents and their children. Among the conclusions are the s...

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2:35 AM

Online Workshops Online Workshops

Now that the new semester has started, the times and venues for Online Workshops have altered. These are sessions which students can attend ...

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7:50 AM

Cognitive Development in the Early Years Cognitive Development in the Early Years

The latest report from the Millennium Cohort Study (see previous post for details) has just been released, with a focus on cognitive develo...

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6:46 AM

The History of Education in England The History of Education in England

It's been mentioned on the blog before, but The History of Education in England is a website which all students with an interest in sch...

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6:38 AM

Classroom Management Classroom Management

If you've been out on placement or are shortly starting one, then you may want to take a look at an article in yesterday's Guardian ...

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6:30 AM

Healthy Kids Learn More! Healthy Kids Learn More!

It is a known fact that healthy children are able to be better learners in a classroom setting. Recently, an Ultra Healthy Blog titled, “ To...

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11:02 AM

Safer Internet Day Safer Internet Day

24 hours late, but yesterday was Safer Internet Day , an event aimed at promoting "safer and more responsible use of online technology ...

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5:48 AM

Kidulthood Kidulthood

The Action for Children charity has been busy lately, with the publication of several research projects. A couple should be of particular i...

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4:14 AM

New DCSF Research New DCSF Research

The latest batch of research reports from the DCSF have just been published; here are two which may interest our readers: If you're inte...

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4:02 AM

Being Kids Being Kids

I sometimes worry that children in this century are not allowed to really be kids. They are constantly surrounded by adult commentary and mu...

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4:18 PM

Disadvantage and Childcare Disadvantage and Childcare

New research from the DCSF has found that disadvantaged families in the UK are failing to access childcare even when it is offered to them ...

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7:04 AM