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A brief introduction to the Chinese education system

This article outlines the structure of the Chinese education system and the study hours expected at a Chinese school. 

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Teaching mathematics

  This free course, Teaching mathematics, has been designed for non-specialist mathematics teachers of 8 to 14 year olds, teaching assistants, home schoolers and parents and draws on the established provision of mathematics education at the Open University. It can also be used as Continuing Professional Development by individuals or groups of teachers. The authors have many years’ experience of teaching mathematics in the classroom and in Initial and Continuing Teacher Education.    

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12 famous Confucius quotes on education and learning

What's your favourite Confucius quote on education and learning? Look at these examples and let us know what you think by voting in our poll. 

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Working with diversity in services for children and young people

This free course, Working with diversity in services for children and young people, will provide you with an understanding of the ways in which diverse and intersecting social identities structure the lives and experiences of children and young people, and the implications of those identities for professional practice. Although designed primarily for those working with or supporting children or young people, whether in a paid or voluntary role, it will also be of interest to those who wish to improve their understanding of services for children and young people.

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What is the national learning hub for volunteers?

The national learning hub for volunteers takes you on a journey with tools, resources and courses, to help you gain the confidence and recognition you deserve as a volunteer or someone working with volunteers.

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Student vlogs from Swansea University

The 'Student vlogs' YouTube channel gives you an insight into life as a student. 

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