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’

Portrait

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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Citizenship and media education in contested times: an interview with Shakuntala Banaji

Banaji profile mainIn the second of two posts looking at citizenship and media education, this is an interview with one of the most interesting thinkers and researchers in this area, Professor Shakuntala Banaji.

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Adult fans, children’s culture: the curious case of My Little Pony

amy-lombard-bronies-02@2x copy What’s going on for adult fans of children’s culture? Some thoughts about the bronies, and other adult fans of My Little Pony.

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