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Breaking down classroom barriers: new MOOC launched for May 2017

Recent research from the University of Northampton found that learning outdoors greatly impacts on young children’s development and can, as a result, boost their future attainment. As part of a European funded project the University of Northampton has launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) exploring the use of technology outdoors for education. The MOOC, [...]

By | 2017-02-13T15:40:49+00:00 February 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Education gets wild at the University of Northampton – January 2017

Twenty-six local primary school children, from Standens Barn and Rowan Gate Primary Schools experienced wild education at the University of Northampton this week. The pupils had a wild time exploring indoor and outdoor learning with technology. Fourteen pupils, aged five and six, from Standens Barn Primary School spent a morning working within the Forest School [...]

By | 2017-01-19T15:58:18+00:00 January 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments

There’s an app for that! How educators are embracing digital technologies

The University of Northampton hosted an exploratory digital meet for educators from Denmark, Norway, Belgium and England this week (11th October 2016). The Digital Learning across Boundaries’ (DLaB) project, which received over £380,000 through the Erasmus+ scheme, will explore ways to integrate technology within education over the next three years.  The project’s recent UK meeting [...]

By | 2016-12-05T13:57:13+00:00 December 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Get out of the classroom and learn: Erasmus+ project to benefit education across Europe

Learning within our environment will be at the heart of the upcoming digital PLAYDATE (People Learning and Asking ‘Y’) hosted by the University as part of a new Erasmus+ project. Technology is transforming the way our everyday lives operate, and is increasingly being used as a tool for education. The Erasmus+ project, ‘Digital Learning across [...]

By | 2016-12-05T13:40:59+00:00 December 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments