Tag Archives: education

Happy Birthday DERA!

DERA (the Digital Education Resource Archive) is one year old this month. At the time of my first blog post on DERA, on 28th February 2011 we were very proud that we had managed to get over 1000 full text … Continue reading

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Renate Simpson donation of books to IOE library

I was recently contacted by the daughter of Renate Simpson, the author of several books in our collection. Her mother has had to move from her London flat, and her family are sorting out good homes for her extensive and … Continue reading

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The IEE is now online and completely searchable

Back in October 2010, I attempted to get you excited about a new edition of the International Encyloclopedia of Education (IEE). Since then, I haven’t noticed a stampede in the Reference section, but I’m hoping our recent acquisition of the … Continue reading

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New British Library webpages for social scientists

The British Library (BL) has recently re-designed its webpages for research support, neatly bringing together all the resources and events likely to be of interest to researchers in the social sciences. As you might expect education features as one of … Continue reading

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Memory Lane

  I’m just back from a wee trip down memory lane, thanks to a folder of correspondence between the NUWT and the International Bureau of Education.  Where did I go? Back to fond memories of childhood reading.  It was fun … Continue reading

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Saunas and education?

Now that I’ve got your attention, this picture is a Google image and, unfortunately, not me or anyone here. The sauna with a view, however, is almost identical to the one I was in this week. After a long day … Continue reading

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Finnish education soup

Perhaps this is a sign I’ve been eating too much here in Finland, but I’d like to share my recipe for a tasty education soup. Add the following: a heaping measure of teacher education (MA quality) a healthy dose of teacher … Continue reading

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