Posts for Learning

Rare map gives glimpse into 18th century Exeter life

  From Exeter University: A rare map found in an attic gives an extraordinary glimpse into 18th-century life in Exeter before radical changes to the landscape and industry transformed the city. […]

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Inside Hartland’s remarkable new Resurgence Centre

Following the first event at the new Resurgence Centre last week, an interesting talk on the North Devon biosphere by Andy Bell, I was invited to tour the new building. […]

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North Devon: World Class By Nature – a talk by Andy Bell

North Devon is one of just 6 UNESCO-designated Biosphere Reserves in the UK. What exactly does that mean? What makes our region so important on a global scale? Join Andy […]

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Learn Devon is to open a new adult learning space in Okehampton.

From Devon Council:     Located inside the Okehampton Library, the ‘hub’ will provide adults in Okehampton and the surrounding villages with a dedicated space for improving English and maths […]

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Exeter Uni climate change experts on TV

World-leading climate change experts from the University of Exeter will give a fascinating insight into the impacts of global warming when they appear on a hard-hitting BBC documentary. Professors Catherine […]

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Just because our ancestors had bows and arrows they were not necessarily sophisticated

From Exeter University: Artefacts such as bows and arrows do not necessarily prove our ancestors had sophisticated reasoning and understanding of how these tools worked, new research suggests. Instead, such items […]

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Should we ban vehicles outside school gates?

Nearly two thirds (63%) of teachers would support a ban on motor vehicles outside the school gates during school drop off and pick up times, new figures reveal, as 29 […]

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Exeter Uni identifies possible insomnia genes

A large-scale genomic study at Exeter University, in Devon,  has identified which genes could be responsible for keeping you awake at night – which in turn could cause depression or […]

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