Author Archives: UCL Institute of Education Library and Archives

Happy Christmas Viewing !

The double Christmas/ New Year issue of the TV. listing magazines are now on sale. If your heart sinks upon perusing them, do not despair. The Library has a variety of films for loan which can be found in the … Continue reading

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EID in Paris

Last week, I accompanied  Education and International Development (EID) MA students for three of their five-day, annual study trip to Paris.  On the 13th and 14th of November, we visited the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP), we had time to search for … Continue reading

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BBC archives for teaching and research

The British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC) is currently working with Jisc and the BBC to establish which programmes and other items (e.g. documentation, photographs and sheet music) from the BBC archives would be of greatest value for the … Continue reading

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Stories of conflict: Curriculum Resources display

Whilst selecting books to include in the current Conflict in Children’s Literature display I was struck by the prevalence of works by one author. The writer in question is Michael Morpurgo and I could find books by him to cover … Continue reading

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BBC’s Knowledge & Learning website

Arriving over the coming months is a new website from the BBC to support learning and teaching. Building on the already invaluable material available for classroom use, the refreshed site, currently in beta, will bring together factual and learning content … Continue reading

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European Day of Languages, Thursday 26th September

You might have seen an enticing array of language resources on the display shelves near the Level Four Library stairs. They include student textbooks, teacher’s books, audio CDs, DVDs and dual-language picture books. These are to give a flavour of … Continue reading

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Enid Blyton – the Beckenham years

Just added to our stock is a new DVD on the early life of children’s author Enid Blyton. Produced by Footprint Productions in Bromley, this production looks at the formative years of the woman who would later go on to … Continue reading

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