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Five key takeaways from the 2021 BESA Curriculum Conference

Here we round-up our main takeaways from this year’s Curriculum Conference. Look out for part two of our curriculum change blog series for detailed coverage of the day and what it means for educational publishing.

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EdTech Strategy Team Pieces Training

Hybrid collaboration in the workplace and the classroom

Whether for educational purposes, work, art, culture or social life, a period of experimentation with hybrid collaboration approaches.

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EdTech Research Strategy Team Pieces

Investment in EdTech

One year into an unprecedented mass experiment on using technology to deliver teaching, investment in EdTech continues to grow strongly. Oriel Square Director, Sam Derby, looks at EdTech’s trajectory and gives his top tips for navigating the world of EdTech investment.

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Guest blogs Research

What’s the purpose of school?

School closures and the widespread need for homeschooling brought about a newfound appreciation for the people who do the job day in, day out. But did it change parents’ ideas about why children should go to school? Parent Ping has been asking just that.

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Exams 2020: What have we learnt?

The exams process is an emotionally charged experience for families and education professionals at the best of times, but 2020 really has to take the cake. Watching the drama play out, with a host of unexpected plot twists, has truly tested the nerves of all involved and led to terrible heartache for many.

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EdTech Publishing Research Team Pieces

Highlights from CMC 2020: Storytelling and creativity are as important as ever

In this blog mini-series, Hannie gives her top takeaways from the Children’s Media Conference, including insights from the BBC, Black Lives Matter, Changemakers, Waterstones’ Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell, and the Moomins.