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Award for University project that teaches the world to sign

A University of Dundee project has been honoured for using Makaton signs and music to bring youngsters together throughout lockdown. Children and student teachers from more than 30 countries have taken part in Hands of the World, using hand signals and modern technology to allow them to share their love of music. Its success has seen the initiative honoured with the top prize at the British Council’s eTwinning Awards Cer...

Review shows benefits of online and blended learning

Girls perform better than boys and “low ability” children make the biggest achievement gains when taught using online and blended learning techniques, according to research led by the University of Dundee. Online learning became commonplace during lockdown and will play an increasing role in curricula in future as teachers seek to harness digital technology to deliver an efficient and effective 21st century ed...