A blog for students on the FDLT and BALT courses at the University of Northampton

at Leicester and UN

a screenshot of a teacher in their office over Collaborate.

December 19, 2021
by Jean
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Learning about education in other places in the world on the BALT course

This week our BA Learning and teaching students had the opportunity to talk with a teacher working in an international school in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  Module tutor, Laura-Jane Devanny, organised this experience to help bring to life the PDT3009 Education … Continue reading

June 18, 2021
by Jean
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A creative finish to FDLT Year 1!

This week our FDLT year 1 students reached the end of their first year at university. It was great to be able to welcome them back to Devonshire Place and the Waterside Campus, Northampton to work face to face making … Continue reading

November 20, 2020
by Jean
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Digital Futures Commission

Today, on World Children’s Day, the Digital Futures Commission (DFC) has been launched to explore digital innovation with a focus on children and young people and informed by their voices. Their research focus is on: play in a digital world … Continue reading

September 18, 2020
by Jean
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New resources from the National Literacy Trust.

This week the National Literacy trust launched two new online resources to support families and educators. The first is called Virtual School Library. You can access it here.  Each week the Virtual School Library will introduce a children’s author or … Continue reading