Category: Education

Gender (in)equality – engaging secondary school students to take action. By Dr Emma Jeanes.

In this post Dr Emma Jeanes discusses a recent workshop, ‘Achieving Gender Equality for Young Women’, that she held on November 10th as part of the ESRC’s Festival of Social Science. This event was attended by pupils from Torquay Boys Grammar School and Exeter College.  The event - inspiring students to take action The day-long event held at…

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InVEnTA discussions at the International Glaciology British Branch Meeting

  The InVEnTA project uses advances in geospatial and visualisation technology to develop free-roaming interactive virtual environments. The project is run by Steve, Anne, and myself who are all Geographers with expertise in spatial data and Glaciology. Before the start of term we hosted the International Glaciology Society British Branch meeting and so as part of the…

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What makes innovation successful?

Innovation in Higher Education Educational Innovation has become a hot topic in universities in recent years. Driven by a range of factors, including increasing marketisation of Higher Education, the wider appeal of degree courses, an upsurge in the use of technology, and a desire to move education beyond the lecture theatre in line with research…

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