Posts for Learning

NUS demands action for student renters

NUS has today (Friday 27 March 2020) written to the providers of student rented accommodation across the UK demanding action on behalf of student renters. National Union of Students (NUS) […]

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Research to gauge public attitudes into Coronavirus – have your say

One of the first research projects aimed at gauging the UK public’s attitude and responses to the coronavirus pandemic is being launched. Experts at Cardiff University and Cardiff Metropolitan University […]

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Student loans update during Covid-19

We have been working hard to continue providing our core student finance services for those applying for academic year 2020/21, for current students expecting summer term payments, for customers in […]

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What’s closed for at least the next month

Just so you know what is officially closed as of this morning: The Secretary of State has made new regulations under the emergency procedure, to protect the public. The Health […]

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Further details on exams published

From The Government: The exam regulator, Ofqual, and exam boards will work with teachers to provide grades to students whose exams have been cancelled this summer, following our actions to […]

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Schools to shut after close of play on Friday

After schools shut their gates on Friday afternoon, they will remain closed until further notice except for children of key workers and vulnerable children, as part of the country’s ongoing […]

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Not all young people are ‘digital natives’ – inequality hugely limits experiences of technology

SFIO CRACHO/Shutterstock Simeon Yates, University of Liverpool There is a belief that younger people are fully engaged with the digital world. But I am currently leading a project exploring people’s […]

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Government advises schools and colleges to cancel overseas trips

The Government, based on guidance from the DfE, has issued the advice as a safeguarding measure to address the specific challenges organisers of trips for under 18s would face should adult supervisors […]

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Why people take offence

Hands up if you have been offended on social media. pathdoc/shutterstock Tahmineh Tayebi, Aston University Most of us have felt offended at a remark made by a close friend or […]

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Children’s use of social media is creating a new type of digital native

Syda Productions/Shutterstock Shahla Ghobadi, University of Leeds The first generation of people who have grown up using social media such as Facebook and Instagram are entering the workforce. For as […]

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