Articles from University of Derby

Inspiration Rover project encouraging children into the world of #STEM

Twelve young people recently enjoyed a day at Leicester’s award-winning National Space Centre, celebrating their achievements as part of educational outreach project Inspiration Rover.

Maths skills provider agrees first academic UK deal with University of Derby

The University of Derby has become the UK’s first higher education body to add a new maths skills programme which has taken off in Europe and North America.

New film by University of Derby and Time for Geography wins prestigious education award

A series of films made by the University of Derby and Time for Geography has won a 2019 Highly Commended Publishers Award from the Geographical Association – the leading subject association for all teachers of geography.

DfE’s new Teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategy: Redemption for the teaching profession?

The Department for Education has launched a strategy for recruiting and retaining school teachers in state-funded schools, which is based around four key priorities:

What Works? Improving social mobility through educational partnership

As the Office for Students announces today (28 Feb) a new ‘What Works’ centre to help universities analyse evidence on the impact of different approaches to widening access and improving outcomes and progression for disadvantaged students, Dr Mohammed Jakhara at the University of Derby explains how working with schools to develop outstanding teachers can help promote social mobility, cut equality gaps and ensure children receive the high quality education they deserve: