Feedback should never shame students or make them fear trying. It should also not be used to admonish students or for teachers to grandstand. Feedback should be about helping students progress in their learning. It’s hard to imagine how a demotivated student can successfully achieve this!
Is it correct that the academic life at TVET institutions rarely reflects the culture of institutions of higher education like the universities? Is it practical work and the values in…
The role of the teacher is to provide a valuable, relevant learning environment in which students are fully engaged in their learning. Teachers at all levels should be facilitating that learning process and a significant part of that process is providing feedback to students about their learning to help them improve.
Artificial Intelligence is becoming more and more an integral part of Technical Vocational Education and Training. We experience that Artificial Intelligence is transforming people’s personal and professional lives worldwide.
In most European education systems, compulsory education starts at the beginning of primary education, often at 6. However, attending at least the last year of preprimary education is mandatory in many countries.
Students tend to loathe group assessment! Instructors tend towards ambivalence. Academic policy makers and employers see it as a crucial part of the higher education experience. Practically all higher education…
The digital era has transformed all aspects of our life. It defines how we live, work, travel, socialise, and, what’s more important, it changes the way we learn and educate.
When teachers work together to improve their practice, students learn more. This simple yet powerful idea is at the heart of effective schools.
You need both excellent technical and non-technical skills to perform well and give value to the salary your employer pays to you.
The managerial approach to higher education governance has been around for the last 20 years or so. One aspect of managerialism is the centralization of decision-making. In itself, centralization is not necessarily a bad thing. It can create efficiencies and result in more effective decision-making. However, when the structure results in a divide between the academic and administrative areas, the ones who can suffer most are the students.