ExEdUK Newsletter May 2018: MAC forced to withdraw international student survey after backlash (and more)
Government and Policy Update
MAC forced to withdraw international student survey after backlash On 17 May, the MAC was forced to abandon a survey about the impact and experience of international students in the UK, after serious methodological concerns were … Read More >
Bishopstrow College & Cambridge University: research into development of students’ thinking and reasoning skills
The following research was conducted by the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education among international students at Bishopstrow College. The findings suggest that the ‘dialogic’ educational environment at the college develops higher order thinking skills in students.
Development of International … Read More >
A pupil remembers Stephen Hawking
Sixth-form pupil and aspiring astrophysicist Jaya C paid tribute to the late Prof Sir Stephen Hawking when she gave a presentation about him at the School Assembly. She met the great astrophysicist, who died in … Read More >
The next BAISIS meeting takes place on Tuesday 10 October 2018 at Bosworth College Northampton. Details will be circulated nearer the time.
Brooke House College, Leicestershire has introduced ‘Alexa’ – the virtual personal assistant – to the classroom. As Principal Mike Oliver reports, staff and pupils have it invaluable. My New TA is Called Alexa… Read More >
How can UK boarding schools and guardians help smooth the transition to university for international students?
How can UK Boarding schools & Guardians help smooth the transition to University for international students? Pat Moores of UK Education Guide has some suggestions:
With remote parents, often the responsibility for helping international students find the right UK University … Read More >
The Migration Advisory Committee is collecting evidence on the impact of international students in the UK. The deadline for this is 26th January 2018 and, if your school has not already done so, we urge you to write explaining … Read More >
Leighton Park School is delighted to announce the appointment of Matthew Judd as Head from 1st September 2018.
Matthew comes to the school with a very impressive track record of success from Haberdashers’ Aske’s School, where he is Second Master … Read More >
The Leys, Cambridge, has enjoyed a busy and varied Autumn term, with the following events being among the highlights:
Work experience with Financial Times leads to schools’ initiative
Enterprising sixth-former Krishan P used his work experience at the Financial Times… Read More >
Read the recent article in The PIE Blog: https://blog.thepienews.com/2017/11/how-can-uk-boarding-schools-help-smooth-the-transition-to-university-for-international-students/… Read More >