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Kevin is founder of the world.edu project. The past 28 years have been involved in publishing to the education sector in print and the internet. Kevin has a degree in Education and has a many years experience in developing companies and projects.
Could more online learning help fix Australia’s teacher shortage?

Could more online learning help fix Australia’s teacher shortage?

On Thursday, thousands of teachers went on strike in New South Wales, over pay and “unsustainable” workloads. This comes amid increasing concerns about teacher shortages around Australia. The federal government has suggested enticing high-performing students into teaching degrees with extra payments, while education experts say teachers need more time, more pay and more support to do their jobs. One option […] … learn more→

Nanotechnology and sustainability in the classroom: the small to the rescue of global problems

Nanotechnology and sustainability in the classroom: the small to the rescue of global problems

Suffocating temperatures, long-lasting droughts, energy problems, pollution… present and future sustainability challenges are increasingly present in our daily lives. Many of the solutions to these challenges will come from the hand of new technologies and the citizens of the future, our children, because they will be the adults who have to contribute new ideas and solutions. […] … learn more→

Struggling to learn a language? 6 tips on how pop songs can help

Struggling to learn a language? 6 tips on how pop songs can help

Traditional approaches to adult language teaching often use resources such as textbooks and generic learning materials that are less than inspiring for learners. New research shows using popular song, as well as films and TV series, for language learning can help connect with people’s interests and motivate them. Based on this research, we have developed six tips for using […] … learn more→

Are memorization exercises useful in school?

Are memorization exercises useful in school?

We usually refer to memory as if it were a unitary entity. However, we are clear that some people are terrible at recognizing familiar faces, but instead have an outstanding ability to acquire a language. Or that there are people with an extraordinary ability to remember events from the past, despite the fact that they are […] … learn more→

5 drawbacks to following your passion

5 drawbacks to following your passion

After earning bachelor’s degrees in engineering and sociology, I was determined to do what I love. I headed straight to graduate school to investigate the social problems that frightened and fascinated me. For almost a decade, I told everyone I encountered – students, cousins, baristas at the coffee shop I frequented – that they should […] … learn more→

Radiology: why AI has (still) not replaced the doctor

Radiology: why AI has (still) not replaced the doctor

“We should stop training radiologists now. It is quite obvious that in five years, “deep learning” will do better than radiologists. » Delivered in 2016 by computer scientist Geoffrey Hinton , co-recipient of the prestigious 2018 Turing Prize for his work on neural networks, the award strongly marked the collective imagination. Fueled by industrial promises and relayed by certain […] … learn more→

Student allowances in Denmark, a model to follow?

Student allowances in Denmark, a model to follow?

The health crisis we have just gone through leads us to collectively question the model for financing studies. The most precarious young people , especially those who have to work alongside their studies to finance them, are those who have potentially been the most affected by the health crisis. This situation concerns a large number of students, since […] … learn more→

Academic stress is especially prevalent in 'outstanding' students

Academic stress is especially prevalent in ‘outstanding’ students

More and more college students are experiencing stress related to their studies ; Some even state that they feel more stress from their academic performance than from other alarming situations such as the pandemic. In fact, in 2016 a university dropout rate of 13% was recorded in Spain and stress was cited as one of the triggers. Stress is a perception […] … learn more→

Dealing with unruly behaviour among schoolchildren in a tumultuous world

Dealing with unruly behaviour among schoolchildren in a tumultuous world

COVID has left a lasting impact on education in a number of ways. Deficits in learning may never be fully redressed; backlogs, delays and more complexity in university admission will continue to be felt down the line; anxiety and depression are more prevalent. But the pandemic has also given educators a chance to think about doing things differently. With […] … learn more→