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C- Live: Connect join with Institute of Education at Bath Spa University

Connect are delighted to announce they are working in association with the Institute for Education at Bath Spa University who...
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The Importance of Continued Professional Development for Teachers

Thanks to the growth of online training, Continued Professional Development comes in a variety of forms, ranging from traditional school training days to e-learning. However, the overriding purpose remains the same: to help teachers continually improve the quality of their teaching.

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The pitfalls of ineffective CPD

Continued Professional Development for teachers offers a multitude of benefits ranging from improving pupil interaction skills to ensuring that they stay up-to-date with industry developments. However, while CPD can increase teacher motivation, ineffective CPD can have the opposite effect. With teacher retention at the lowest level it has been in a decade, it is important … Continued

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Using virtual reality for experiential learning

Experiential learning, the process of learning through first-hand experience, is not a new concept, with Aristotle famously stating that “for the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.”   Studies have found that experiential learning is a particularly useful tool for preparing trainees for classroom management, with … Continued

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Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality has been used for training and education within the military, law enforcement and research labs for many years. Improvements in computer processing/graphics and a decline in cost has led to this technology now being accessible to a wider demographic of consumers. We are committed to changing the delivery method of education worldwide, by providing realistic simulations and learning experiences that are both educational and entertaining. Students are encouraged to take an active role in their learning, and schools can approach teaching from a new angle. This is also true for our educators – why should professionals and teaching staff miss out on all the boundaries that virtual reality can remove?

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