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Issue 0.64

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Student’s Education Supported By Assistive Technology

In the UK, there are approximately 1.5 million living with a learning disability, and almost 2 million people living with a visual impairment, and around 25,000 children living with sight loss, and 286,000 children who struggle with learning difficulties. Having those figures in mind, students with learning difficulties often require assistive or adaptable technology to support their education...

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06/12/2017
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How Oxford Wants To Reach Your Classroom

Oxford University is recognised across the world for the quality of its research and teaching, but it has been accused of not being as open as it could be. A new digital outreach project targeting 11-18 year olds seeks to change that with learning resources responding to ideas from young people. Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach, Dr Samina Khan, explains...

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06/12/2017
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Seeking Job Opportunity In A 'Robopocalypse'

We’ve heard it all before. Robots - those elusive job munchers - might be replacing you soon. And the message is clear: they are smarter than you, they are cheaper than you, and they won’t ask for a pay rise… like you. Be afraid, be very afraid of the imminent robopocalypse. After all, it’s not just the postmen and snow plowers and plumbers who face the dirge; the professionals in white coats and even the teachers in our schools have reason to steady their knees when pit against the innovative power and pace of artificial intelligence. Here’s a glimpse of the future by Brad McBean...

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06/12/2017
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