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Teacher Abuse on Social Media: Moral Panic vs Common Sense

Posted on 2nd April 2015

The NASUWT (National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Woman Teachers), the largest teacher union in the UK, has reported that teachers are facing increasing amounts of abuse on social media (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-32145849). About 60% of the 1,500 union members questioned in an informal poll for the union said they had faced online abuse compared with 21% […]

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MSc students in final for US$1m. Hult Prize

Posted on 2nd April 2015

Two MSc Education students from the Department of Education are part of a team from the University who have won the regional round of the Hult Prize Challenge, the world’s largest student start-up competition for social enterprise ideas. Andrew Barnes (Learning and Technology, Exeter College) and David Jeffery (Comparative and International Education, St. Anne’s College) are joined by […]

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