Digital Education Resource Archive (DERA) Digital Education Resource Archive (DERA)

One of the most frustrating things about being an education librarian (or any kind of Web user for that matter...) is finding that valuable ...

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8:40 AM

Young Carers Young Carers

A new report from the Department of Education examines how different local authorities have developed systems and support to address the ne...

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5:34 AM

State of the World's Children 2011 State of the World's Children 2011

UNICEF have just published their annual State of the World's Children report, which examines the conditions of children around the glob...

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4:58 AM

Online Support Online Support

Just a reminder that this semester all UCB students have access to a new service from the library. Connect@UCB is an online help desk which...

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7:04 AM

Severe Child Poverty Severe Child Poverty

A new set of figures from Save the Children UK suggests that as many as 1.6m children in the UK are living in severe poverty . Now the char...

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5:41 AM

Children's Songs Children's Songs

Something a little light-hearted for Friday... every week the Guardian newspaper has a column called Readers Recommend... , where readers a...

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2:40 AM

Multiple Intelligences Multiple Intelligences

In 1983 Howard Gardner introduced his theory of multiple intelligences. The intelligences include: Linguistic ("word smart") Logic...

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2:37 PM

Transitions Information Transitions Information

For those of you who have been enquiring about information on transitions in recent days, today's post should be very useful. For links ...

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8:15 AM

Guardian Teaching Network Guardian Teaching Network

A major new free resource has become available to teachers today, with the launch of the Guardian Teacher Network . The site contains materi...

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3:13 AM

Connect@UCB Connect@UCB

This semester all UCB students have access to a new service from the library. Connect@UCB is an online help desk which you can visit to get ...

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3:45 AM

Impact of the Early Years Foundation Stage Impact of the Early Years Foundation Stage

New research from Ofsted has examined the impact that the introduction of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) has had on provision and ...

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5:53 AM

Childcare Costs Childcare Costs

The tenth annual childcare costs survey from the Daycare Trust has found that the cost of a nursery place for a child over two has risen tw...

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4:33 AM

Washing a Baby Washing a Baby

The silent film clip below shows a nurse from 1905 demonstrating how to wash, change and feed a baby girl. It seems that they were less gent...

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4:33 AM

Manifestations Manifestations

I began teaching children's literature to college students in 1997. As the years have passed, I became convinced about how important it ...

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3:44 PM

BERA Insights BERA Insights

The British Educational Research Association (BERA) has launched a new series called Insights; these are reports which gather together rese...

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6:25 AM

Behaviour and Discipline in Schools Behaviour and Discipline in Schools

Another post for those of you who have been asking about behaviour management in recent weeks... The House of Commons Education Committee h...

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6:33 AM

Hello! Hello!

Hello is a campaign to make 2011 the National Year of Communication . The idea behind the campaign is to increase understanding of how impor...

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4:41 AM

Munro Review of Child Protection Munro Review of Child Protection

Today sees the publication of the latest report - click here to read - from the Munro Review of Child Protection. The Munro Review was comm...

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