Tuesday 5th May
- The Social Mobility Index ranks all 533 parliamentary constituencies in England according to five measures of social mobility through education. Looking at outcomes from the early years through to professional life, the data shows how well each constituency is doing in improving prospects for their most disadvantaged young people . Launch the map here
- An interesting concept…Should googling be allowed in exams? I remember reading about something similar when Denmark allowed this in 2009
- Although targeted at University students, there’s still some great advice here ahead of exam season
- World University rankings by subject…where the UK tops out in six subjects
- Labour plans for mathematics up to the age of eighteen as the best approach to battle unemployment
- An interesting background read about Finlands approach to teaching by topic instead of subject
- 44 examples of handwriting so beautiful there’d never be any difficulty in trying to decipher the words. That said, not many of them are cursive!
- Located in Russia, Baïkal lake is known for its clear water that metamorphoses into turquoise crystal iced gems during coldest months of winter.
- Quite a nifty portable printer
- They work for you…an excellent tool to see the history of your MP, when and how they voted on key topics
- Position Dial…a tool to indicate possible parties to vote for that closely match your beliefs as well as Vote Match
- How long does food last? Useful print outs to remind you of expected life spans for the fridge and freezer
- Although the title of the article is ‘20 design lessons that you can learn from The Avengers‘ there are some great little bits of advice in there
- 15 beautifully designed food websites that make you want to eat food!
- Fancy a colourful 5km run? There’s the 5km Colour Run in Paris (photos too)