Category: Education

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Dr Mohammed Jakhara at the University of Derby explains how working with schools to develop outstanding teachers can help promote social mobility.

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Tim Howell details how the Derby approach to youth work training prepares students for a long and successful career working alongside young people and helping them to design a life that works in a diverse range of contexts. 

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Professor Keith McLay, Pro Vice-Chancellor Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities & Education, discusses his recent trip to Athens to attend the graduation ceremonies of our Greek partner colleges.

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Dr Pauline Green, Academic Lead for Social Work/Care, discusses social media and the role emotional resilience can play for children and young people.

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Melanie Welaratne explores why TED and TEDx have provided inspiration, education and knowledge throughout her life and shares plans for her TEDxUniversityofDerby event on the topic "What if?".

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Professor Judith Lamie, Pro Vice-Chancellor - External Affairs at the University of Derby, higher education institutions are crucial to a place's identity and vital in playing an active role within the communities they serve.

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Paula Shaw, Academic Manager at University of Derby Online Learning, discusses the teaching philosophy that she has pioneered and which helped her to achieve the title of National Teaching Fellow.

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Dr Larissa Allwork, Researcher at the University of Derby, examines how powerful the message of Holocaust remembrance is in today's society.

Dana Abu Omar, PhD research student at the University of Derby, discusses the debate around the scientific value of dyslexia as a diagnosis.

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Dr Stuart Archer, Researcher Developer at the University of Derby, looks at why academics need to communicate their research and why academic writing is so important.