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Dialogue & interactive whiteboards

Classroom Dialogue supported by the Interactive Whiteboard - improving quality collaboratively with teachers. Full resources and a CPD workshop programme are now online, accompanying a publication by the Open University Press (2014). More.

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[Spotlight for Faculty News]

The Department of Education (DofE) supports the University of Cambridge's development of the first University Training School at primary level - for local families. 'The University of Cambridge Primary School' admissions begin in September 2015.

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Thinking Together

Thinking Together is a dialogue-based approach to the development of children's thinking and learning. It promotes children's awareness and use of talk as a tool for thinking. More.

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Childrens literature

The Cambridge/Homerton Centre for Children's Literature's members have unique expertise in poetry, film and multimedial texts, including picturebooks, as well as in teaching and promoting writing for children. More.

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Journal of Teacher Traininee Educational REsearch

JoTTER is a web-based journal which publishes reports of research undertaken by graduate students in the Faculty as part of their PGCE course. The studies offer interesting insights worth sharing with other teachers, both new and more experienced. More.

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Talking points group talk task, video 3 – Silver minus performance

This shows a Silver minus performance.

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Academic Research Groups

Education, Equality and Development

EED specialises in the economics, history, philosophy and sociology of education and psycho-social research on aspects of education


African Students

Leadership for Learning

LfL have diverse research interests, and many international projects, particularly of interest is...



Psychology and Education

We bring the perspectives of cognitive psychology and socio-cultural theory to key issues in Education...


Child writing

Pedagogy, Language, Arts and Culture in Education

PLACE has a wide range of expertise in a diverse yet overlapping set...


Students with camera

Science, Technology and
Mathematics Education

STEM researches the teaching and learning of mathematics and...


African juniors at computer

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Visiting Cambridge Fellowship at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Z...

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'The Sonic Pi: Live and Coding - The Summit', showed how a Rasperry Pi computer can be transformed into a fully customisable musical ...