Thousands of schoolchildren flock to Northumbria University for Big Bang event
Around 2,000 students from schools across the North East paid a visit to Northumbria University, Newcastle, to take part in one of the largest science events of its kind.
COMMENT: What is a coasting school?
Professor Michael Jopling, from Education and Lifelong Learning at Northumbria, discusses the concept of 'coasting schools'.
COMMENT: Does the food children eat for breakfast fuel exam grades?
Pam L Graham, Senior Research Assistant in Health and Life Sciences, discusses how a good breakfast influences how we think and learn.
COMMENT: Cameron forges on with academies revolution despite mounting concerns on oversight
Dr Michael Jopling, examines whether the Department of Education really can effectively take on schools formerly run by local government.
COMMENT: Trojan Horse ‘plot’ exposed a fragmented education system
Professor Michael Jopling, Professor in Education for Health and Life Sciences examines the issues around 'Islamising' children's education in the UK.
Top of the class for Northumbria’s Teacher Training
The Government’s regulator for assessing teaching standards across the UK has given Northumbria University’s Teacher Training programmes a resounding thumbs up for the twelfth year running – the only university to sustain this record in the UK.
Children with autism could miss out on non-verbal cues to social interaction
Children with autism might be missing “crucial” non-verbal gestures because they typically look away more than others when listening to parents, teachers and other professionals.
Reward for excellence in teaching and learning
A Northumbria University academic has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in recognition of excellent learning and teaching.