In the wake of government reforms, it’s now examiners who choose the texts that UK media students will study – not their teachers, or students themselves. What are the consequences for teaching and learning?
Why and how should media educators address ‘theory’ in the classroom? How do we learn – and use – theory? And what’s the point of learning theory anyway?
What’s wrong with the government’s attempt to impose a narrow, canonical approach to theory in Media Studies teaching.
The government is apparently ‘rationalising’ qualifications in secondary schools. What are the dangers and opportunities here for media teachers?