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Coronavirus: How to look after your mental health during lockdown

07 Apr 2020
MOST OF US know we need five portions of fruit and vegetables a day to stay healthy, but did you know there’s also five-a-day for good mental health? read article

307 new free courses: Where to up-skill for free during the coronavirus crisis

06 Apr 2020
If you’re wondering where you can learn in-demand skills for free, or where to find resources to give your small business a bit of a boost, here’s where to look read article

The Tech Sector After COVID-19

02 Apr 2020
What will the tech sector look like after the COVID-19 crisis passes? Who will be the winners and losers? Silicon UK spoke with experts in their fields to gain their insights. read article

Universities help schools with online transition

31 Mar 2020
With a growing number of schools and universities shifting to online learning, the focus has turned to supporting this transition to ensure the system works as intended. read article

Students turn en masse to online learning resources

30 Mar 2020
There have been massive increases in the number of teachers, students and parents using online educational resources during the Covid-19 pandemic. read article

International Women’s Month 2020: Why Women Make Great Educators and What You Can Learn From Them

27 Mar 2020
What makes women excellent educators? Let’s break down the critical skills and attributes read article

The Simple Joy of Learning on the Job

27 Mar 2020
Let’s take an important moment — amidst the current gloom and grief — to appreciate the joy of learning. In fact, there are several activities associated with learning that can spark such joy. read article

COURSE YOU CAN The 6 best free online course providers

26 Mar 2020
ONLINE courses are a convenient and flexible way to learn new skills and subjects remotely. read article

From Masterclass to Duolingo: the digital learning apps to keep you busy in the lockdown

26 Mar 2020
FutureLearn launched in 2012 as an Open University-backed start-up offering free short courses in subjects including languages and business. The platform counts more than 10 million members globally, although it has seen a big surge from places including Italy, Spain and Iran, which have been badly hit by coronavirus. read article

Lockdown is opening the door to a new era of online learning

26 Mar 2020
Britons seems determined to cast off their reputation as monoglots — at least if Duolingo is anything to go by. The number of active users of the language learning app has jumped by 200 per cent since the UK went into lockdown on Monday. Who knows, maybe when the travel restrictions are lifted, Britons abroad... read article