All entries for Tuesday 22 April 2008
April 22, 2008
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/iggysummeru
In August the University of Warwick announced that it was to launch a new international organisation for gifted young people in Spring 2008 with its first “Summer University” to be held in 2009. That announcement has generated such a high level of interest that the University has now decided to accelerate its plans and mount the first International Gateway for Gifted Youth Summer University (“IGGY Summer U”) this Summer in July and August 2008.
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/?podcastItem=childachieve.mp3
Dr Steve Strand from the Warwick Institute of Education talks about his report which shows that white British children from working class backgrounds make the least progress compared to other ethnic groups at secondary school.