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Global education pioneer Professor Bob Moon awarded CBE

This article, written by Maria Tennant, was originally posted on the Open University website on 9th June 2018. The OU’s Emeritus Professor of Education Bob Moon has been awarded a CBE in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his pioneering work in teacher education in developing countries. Lead role in teacher education Formerly a headteacher, Professor Moon […]

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How do we stop language screwing up learning?

Language of instruction can be frustrating. The evidence says children learn based on what’s familiar to them. This ideally means teaching in children’s mother tongue, and at worst teaching in a language frequently used in children’s lives. Poor rural children, exposed mainly to local language, need to be taught through local language. However, an estimated […]

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