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Active learning: UCL and Oxford





As the education sector strives to equip graduates with the proper skills to excel in the 21st century job market, there is a rising demand for institutions to reevaluate their current pedagogies. The reason underlying such a demand is an apparent skills deficit among university graduates. To address this global skills gap, institutions are reflecting upon questions such as whether their curriculum is agile enough to meet industry demands? Are the teaching styles of their staff suitable? Are their classroom technologies up-to-date?


This report explains how academics at University College London’s Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (UCL STEaPP) and Oxford University have come up with an active learning strategy toolkit to tackle this problem. This toolkit involves practical activities that instill 21st century skills while taking full advantage of interactive technologies.


Read the full report here




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