Category: Education

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Dr Tom Hunt, Associate Professor of Psychology, and Steve Chinn, Visiting Professor, both at the University of Derby, explore  'quick maths' and its role in the world of mathematics.

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In recent times, the concept of curriculum and what type of curriculum is best for learners has come under much scrutiny. Dr Sarah Charles discusses the importance of an inclusive curriculum.

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Third-year Events Management student Maria Taneva shares her top tips of how to complete assignments while studying remotely and using online resources.

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Weronika describes how her postgraduate course in Marketing Management at the University of Derby helped develop her confidence and learn new skills.

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With many parents and carers faced with the challenge of teaching their children maths during the current lockdown, Dr Tom Hunt, Associate Professor in Psychology at the University of Derby, discusses top tips for parents on how to ensure they are supporting their children’s maths learning without the stress.

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As we enter an extended period of lockdown many of us are looking for ways to entertain ourselves and our families at home. Dr Ian Turner, Professor at the University of Derby, explores the benefits of boardgames and provides 10 top tips for making your own.  

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With many people taking to home schooling their children for the first time at the moment, Dr Ian Turner, Professor at the University of Derby, shares his top online learning resources for children.

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Dr Sarah Charles explores how difficult and stressful it can be to structure and resource home schooling whilst trying to juggle working from home.

A mother home schooling her child with a laptop

Dr Sarah Charles, Head of the University of Derby's Institute of Education, offers advice to help parents and carers with home schooling during school closures prompted by the coronavirus outbreak.

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Inter-Professional Learning (IPL) co-lead Tim Howell, Senior Lecturer in Youth Work, gives an insight of what the IPL can give to our students.