The current crisis is changing the landscape of education. In the second of our series looking at the impact of Coronavirus on schools and teaching, Professor Amanda Kirby discusses how it could be a blessing in disguise for neurodiverse learners
Microsoft Education is one of the giants leading the tech revolution in education. Our editor caught up with Chris Rothwell, Director of Education for Microsoft in the UK during January’s Bett conference. In this interview, Chris talks about what he sees as the most important issues facing educators today and talks about some of the ways Microsoft is addressing these challenges.
The latest metrics show that many gaps remain in the education system. Sam Butters from the Fair Education Alliance asks what it would take to really create a fair education system.
Georgina Newton calls for an ethos of inclusion and tolerance in our education system.
James Bowen, Director of NAHT Edge, calls for a return to inclusion.
Joan Deslandes, OBE, shows how Kingsford Community School is helping children from deprived backgrounds reach for the top, achieving the distinction of becoming a Centre of Excellence for their approach to inclusivity.
Sonia Blandford looks at the role of education in producing social mobility.
The editorial for Digital Learning 1.1
A new approach helps teachers work with students with dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties. Dominic Griffiths and Liz Horobin show how by thinking of these learning differences as part of a neurodiverse system, the human equivalent of biodiversity, the needs of the whole learner can be addressed and solutions that move beyond labelling or identifying problems can be implemented.
The social mobility crisis is ongoing and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are suffering the most. Sam Butters explains how the Fair Education Alliance is acting to combat the achievement gap and pursue educational equality for all.