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Neuroscience and education: How can we play, learn and be more creative?

Paul Howard-Jones
2015

SummaryA dialogue needs to take place between neuroscientists and educators particularly with regard to breaking neuromyths - theories that have become deep-rooted among teachers...

How can we build an engaged educational community? How can we fight disaffection with school?

Valerie Hannon
2014

Main ideasThe problem of disaffection with education that many students experience is a concern around the world, both in countries with good academic results and those with more...

Social Open Learning: Can Online Social Networks Transform Education?

Philipp Schmidt
2014

Main ideas“The best way to predict the future is to invent it”A look at the past and present of educationThe image of the lecturer at the front of an auditorium giving a master...

Is privatization the solution? Challenges and tensions in education funding

Henry Levin
2013

 Key ideas There are a number of forms of privatization of schools, depending on who owns the centre and where the funding comes from: Privately owned schools with...

The role of families in improving schools and the educational system

Annie Kidder
2013

How did People for Education begin?It has begun at a time of crisis in the educational system. The government does not believe in public education. There are cuts and school...

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