Comments on social networks also reinforce socialisation during adolescence

Cybergossiping occurs when two or more people make evaluative comments on a digital device about a third person who is not present. This kind of online behaviour is common among adolescents when they are instant messaging and on…

News

Warning follows report into online child sexual abuse risk

If the public are serious about wanting to protect children from online sexual abuse more investment in skilled professionals is needed now If the public are serious about wanting to protect children…

Access to high performing schools in England has become more geographically unequal finds @EduPolicyInst

A new report by the Education Policy Institute, Access to high performing schools in England, looked at the density of high-quality secondary school places across England, comparing high-quality places in 2015 with 2010 in…

World’s 1st Testicular Cancer App is launched & it’s achingly simple

The first, simple to use, step-by-step “check yourself” testicular cancer app has been launched today by testicular cancer charity The Oddballs Foundation. Patron of the Foundation and former Premier League footballer, Stephen…

Politics

Men willing to punish more than women to get ahead

New research from Chapman University evaluates gender differences in cooperation Chapman University has published research measuring gender differences in cooperation and punishment behaviour.…

Access to high performing schools in England has become more geographically unequal finds @EduPolicyInst

A new report by the Education Policy Institute, Access to high performing schools in England, looked at the density of high-quality secondary school places across…

Features

Make a Dementor From Harry Potter

We really struggled to agree on what category to file this resource feature under, so we bottled it and filed it under 'features'.…

Do intelligent robots threaten millions of jobs? What could this mean for our students?

Advances in artificial intelligence will soon lead to robots that are capable of nearly everything humans do, threatening tens of millions of jobs…

Research

Men willing to punish more than women to get ahead

New research from Chapman University evaluates gender differences in cooperation…

Transgender youth more often diagnosed with mental health conditions

Transgender and gender-nonconforming youth are diagnosed with mental health conditions…

People use emotion to persuade, even when it could backfire

We intuitively use more emotional language to enhance our powers…

Health & Wellbeing

Potential for sun damage should be carefully balanced with need for vitamin D in children

Scientists at King's College London are encouraging parents and carers to ensure even more rigorous…

Mental breaks after work improve sleep

Repetitive thoughts on rude behaviour at work results in insomnia, study says   If you've…

Raw fruit and vegetables provide better mental health outcomes

Seeking the feel good factor? Go natural. That is the simple message from University of…

EdTech

Thousands of mobile apps for children might be violating their privacy

Thousands of the most popular apps and games available, mostly free of charge, in the Google Play Store, make potentially…

Harnessing the potential of blockchain to transform education

Blockchain technology can help improve old models of data management and bring benefits to learners and educational institutions in the…

Machine learning will change jobs

Machine learning computer systems, which get better with experience, are poised to transform the economy much as steam engines and…

Features

Make a Dementor From Harry Potter

We really struggled to agree on what category to file this resource feature under, so…

Entertainment

Girls More Likely to Be Interested in Computer Science Careers After Watching YouTube Red Original Series ‘Hyperlinked’

Based on a new study released today, young girls who have seen season one of YouTube Red's original series Hyperlinked are now 11 percent…

Leisure & Travel

A guide to: Barcelona by @digicoled

From the UK, Barcelona is one of the most accessible cities, with many airports and airlines flying out to the Catalonian city, offering…