News

30 Oct 2018

 

Job Purpose:

This post focuses on partner building and market research for a novel early learning technology design: The Magic Cloud. The Magic Cloud is an Internet of Things platform linking soft toys to digital animations. Key to this project is building partnerships with local education focused organisations, such as Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh Zoo, or Glasgow Science Centre.

19 Oct 2018

 

'Teach Computing Science: A Guide for Early Years and Primary Practitioners' delivered across Scotland

Primary school teachers across Scotland will be getting a free printed copy of Teach Computing Science: A Guide for Early Years and Primary Practitioners this week. It's a guide to teaching the new Computing Education aspects of the Technologies curriculum in Curriculum for Excellence to help teachers who need an in depth introduction to the new expectations and outcomes.

02 Oct 2018

 

Job Purpose:

14 Aug 2018

Pling Ltd – UoE spin out developing novel early learning technologies

We take a broad view of industry engagement that includes both public service delivery and policy advocacy along with the work of third sector organisations and private companies in a range of sectors.  The benefits of researcher-industry collaboration can include service and policy improvement, developing skills and the development of new products. 

14 Aug 2018

 

'The science behind science learning', Dr Zayba Ghazali-Mohammed

You can watch Zayba's seminar via Media Hopper : https://media.ed.ac.uk/media/1_y0nnvhat

This seminar was held on Friday 27th July at Moray House School of Education

Abstract

10 Aug 2018

Science Charades: communicating science through gesture at the Glasgow Science Centre

11 Jun 2018

 

'Data Education for All', Professor Judy Robertson (inaugural lecture)

The Media Hopper recording of the above lecture, which took place on 15th May, is now available via this link.

23 May 2018

The Move2Learn project video is one of nine short films (out of 214) to win the 'Presenter Choice' in the 2018 STEM for ALL Video Showcase

14th-21st May saw 713 presenters and co-presenters share 214 videos of their projects exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science education.  

02 May 2018

 

The Centre for Research in Digital Education launched in November 2015, bringing together research within the Moray House School of Education that spanned digital pedagogy, computational and data cultures within education and the impact of digital technology on children and childhood.

The Centre now brings together this work under three themes: Digital Cultures; Children & Technology; and Data Society.  

27 Apr 2018

 

Improving Numeracy in Scotland event

Andrew Manches presented on the subject of 'Hands-on Technology' at Improving Numeracy in Scotland on 26th April 2018.  The event was organised by Holyrood events.  

Link to Andrew's slides: https://www.eventsforce.net/DODS/media/uploaded/EVDODS/event_6623/Andrew...