School Covid-19 lateral flow testing has been carried out on a significant scale during the pandemic, particularly in the UK, where many children are tested twice a week, and given free packets of tests to take home for use in the holidays. This has proved useful in mapping outbreaks and to some extent minimising the… Continue reading Are saliva-based Covid-19 tests likely to be better for children?
Latest UNICEF case studies on AI for children
Policy guidance on AI for children Should children be asked to report cyberbullying to an AI tool? What do adolescents with poor mental health think about being directed towards chatbots? Would it work if families are automatically assessed by an AI tool to see if they should receive child protection visits? Should young children learn… Continue reading Latest UNICEF case studies on AI for children
Moving from primary to secondary school in 2020 – new guidance for students and teachers
This year moving from primary to secondary school is pretty challenging. Many young people have not been in school since March, and others have had little opportunity to engage in home learning during that period either. Others have been able to pursue their personal interests in depth with help from parents, in ways that go… Continue reading Moving from primary to secondary school in 2020 – new guidance for students and teachers
Emergency Moodle – how to convert your face to face module to online in minimal time
This is a post for all of those colleagues attempting to convert face to face course to online without much time or training. It doesn't involve long discussion about appropriate pedagogies, debates about the merits of different tools, or nerdy explanations about how to use the technologies at 100% capacity. My colleagues in the UCL… Continue reading Emergency Moodle – how to convert your face to face module to online in minimal time