Have makers solved the Banksy shredding mystery?

As a piece of publicity, you’ve got to admire it. Sell a painting for £1m and as the auctioneer's gavel hits the mahogany woodwork of Sotheby’s, half shred it before the ...
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Celebrating women in STEM: Ada Lovelace Day

Back in 2009, technologist Suw Charman-Anderson realised that women were underrepresented on stage at tech events. This problem, she thought, wasn't caused by a lack of women ...
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What we've been reading, week 40

October's here, and so's our weekly best of the web reading list. Here are the education stories, subjects and news you need to know about.
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World Teachers' Day: the life of Joe Bower

October 5th marks World Teachers’ Day, where people celebrate the millions of teachers around the world. But we’ve chosen to celebrate just one…
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Is Pearson the Kodak of education?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) often makes the list of things that are ‘just around the corner’ in the forthcoming Fourth Industrial Revolution, swiftly followed by ubiquitous ...
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What we've been reading, week 39

So long September, you were a blast. To bring the month of mist and mellow fruitfulness to a close, here's this week's 'best of the web' round-up of articles, posts and content ...
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Learning by making: the pi-top desk tidy

It's no secret that we love maker spaces, and especially the fact that they allow you to get hands-on in an engaging and supportive environment. So when the opportunity to ...
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Case study: St Raymond School

At the St. Raymond school in Menlo Park, California, Ken Hawthorn has one goal: ensure that his school is a model for STEAM learning. Ken is a mechanical engineer turned ...
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What we've been reading, week 38

So how's the new term going? If you've had a manic week and haven't had time to stop and read interesting education stories from around the world, don't worry, we've done it ...
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Interview: Mitchel Resnick, MIT Media Lab

Mitchel Resnick is the Director of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab. Amongst his group’s many achievements is the programming language, called Scratch, that ...
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