Who needs data literacy?

Big data and artificial intelligence concept.

Is ‘data literacy’ a useful response to the datafication of contemporary life – not least of education itself? It all depends, not only on how it’s defined but also on how it is practically implemented.

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A suburban scene: youth and music in sixties London

MickIn the late 1950s and 1960s, the south-west London suburbs of Richmond and Twickenham were a hotbed for innovation in popular music. What can the history of this very local music scene tell us about youth culture more broadly?

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Wizz for Molesworth: British private schools and the making of ‘character’


How might a series of children’s books published in the 1950s provide insights into the character of today’s privately educated political leaders?

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