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A Forest For Every School? 2016 May 26

In March 2016, the United Nations held its first annual International Day of Forests, a worldwide celebration and recognition of the important of forests in the world’s eco system. One third of the Earth’s land mass is covered by forests, with an estimated 1.6 billion people depending on forests for ... more

Collaborative Learning Versus “Chalk and Talk” 2016 Apr 26

For as long as we have had schools and universities, there has been a debate raging about the most effective ways of learning. Educational styles fall in and out of fashion, and one of the most common complaints by parents is that they don’t recognise the ways in which their children are being taught ... more

Is Using Real Bodies The Only Way to Teach Anatomy? 2016 Apr 08

In recent years, newspapers in the UK, Germany and North America have been reporting an unexpected problem for medical schools. The rising cost of a funeral, which can run to as much as $10,000 US, is prompting more people than ever to consider donating their bodies to medical science after they die ... more