Online learning

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The big idea: Should we leave the classroom behind?
The pandemic has driven a great leap forward in digital learning. Is there any point in looking back?

Laura Spinney

08, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Online-only learning not worth £9K tuition, OECD warns UK universities
Organisation says permanent shift to online lessons could see students turning to alternative digital providers

Richard Adams Education editor

16, Sep, 2021 @3:25 PM

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How has the pandemic changed the way you’ll learn?
As students gradually return to campus, many universities will be offering blended learning – mixing face-to-face lectures with the best of digital teaching

Rachel Hall

11, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Universities in England favour cancel culture over quality, says Williamson
Education secretary tells vice-chancellors they risk undermining public confidence in higher education

Richard Adams Education editor

09, Sep, 2021 @2:43 PM

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By accident, lockdown has shown English schools the secret of closing the achievement gap | Laura McInerney
Many children have benefited from working at their own pace online. Now Gavin Williamson must give every pupil the tools to do so

Laura McInerney

13, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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England’s ‘catch-up’ tutors are being short-changed by private employers
Scheme to remedy Covid education loss sees teachers paid a fraction of hourly rate charged

Donna Ferguson

28, Feb, 2021 @7:45 AM

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Bad beer, gigs and Gitanes: students have been denied memories they deserve | Jonathan Wolff
This year’s graduates may never even know what they have missed – and it’s not the lectures

Jonathan Wolff

27, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Gongbang videos: why the world has gone wild for 12-hour films of people studying
These recordings are going viral. While some find them relaxing, others say they provide motivation and camaraderie

16, Feb, 2021 @2:26 PM

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Class cancelled: how Covid school closures blocked routes out of poverty
Oxford University project reveals devastating impact on prospects for world’s poorest students, especially girls

Peter Beaumont

04, Feb, 2021 @10:30 AM

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How to help your children make the most of their screen time
Child development experts on how best to reap the benefits of being online while staying healthy

Linda Geddes

22, Jan, 2021 @12:33 PM

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Gaps in remote learning need to be closed urgently | Letters
Letters: Hayley Brocklehurst says the fact that the government left state school parents to home school was a disgrace, Joseph Palley thinks schools and universities should remain closed in January, while Frances Kelly says laptops should be provided to every child whose parents cannot afford them

Letters

28, Dec, 2020 @4:15 PM

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'Students feel vulnerable': how Covid-19 has put a strain on mental health
Students need more support from their universities than ever before as they grapple with online learning and self-isolation

Rachel Hall

18, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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