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If You Think Your Pupils Are Googling Their Way To Success, Think Again

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One of the more tiresome aspects of classroom teaching over the past decade has been the mandatory insertion of ICT (Information Communications Technology) into every lesson, regardless of any educational rationale. For the gradually disempowered teacher the option of saying: ‘I’m not’, to the question: ‘How are you incorporating ICT… Read more »

Are UK Universities Scuppering Our Chances Of Creating The Next Zuckerberg?

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Starting a tech company, for young people today, is the new rock n’ roll. Many would rather be the next Mark Zuckerberg than Led Zep. After all, launch a Facebook, Instagram or Uber and mega wealth and stardom are all but guaranteed. Now in the US, everything is geared up… Read more »

Why Online Piracy Should Be A Topic For The Classroom

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As somebody who has worked in the film industry, and failed in the music industry, I’ve always felt sympathy towards modern creatives contending with the digital age. I came from the tail end of what you could call the “traditional market” and still have a firm attachment to physical products,… Read more »