Category: Education

Chairs in a classroom

Senior education lecturers Dr Sarah Charles and Dr Alison Hardman talk about teacher retention rates and why quick fixes won't solve the problem.

Fine Art student painting

David McGravie, Head of the School of Arts at the University of Derby, explains why an arts education is important and how it can benefit students.

Teach on dice

Teaching is a rewarding profession. Follow our top tips on the right training path to get your teaching career off to the best start.

People in hi vis in hard hats

Denise Baker, Head of Pre-Qualification Healthcare talks about apprenticeships and how they are seemingly becoming unpopular to employers and why.

People walking in a street from above

When asked in a nationwide social mobility survey, four out of five people said there is a large gap between the social classes in Britain.

malcom todd

Amidst the political turmoil and shifting Higher Education landscape, the reputation and profile of the University of Derby has been steadily growing.

audio system

Drumsound and Bassline Smith artist, Benjamin Wiggett, explains why he chose to study BSc (Hons) Music Technology and Production at the University of Derby

Books in a library and a ladder

Lucy Ayre, Open Access Librarian at the University of Derby discusses Open Data and Researcher IDs as part of our series of blogs for Open Access Week.

Open 24 hours in neon writing

William Van Gordon, lecturer in Psychology at UDOL talks about open access publishing and tells us how he publishes research to maximise impact.

A pile of books in a whirlwind shape

Simon Peter Nadeem, Supply Chain Improvement PHD candidate, discusses whether access to academic research should be free and open access.