If you are an educator and you teach students between 8 and 23 years old (born 1997-2012), you are teaching Generation Z—young people who have never known a life without technology, writes teacher and author Karl Pupé.
In this article I am going to examine four characteristics unique to this group and provide tips to help you engage them.
Having a job they love is most important to Generation Z, according to an IPSOS Mori Survey. They are also more optimistic about their future compared to other generations, with 25 per cent saying they will have a better life than the generation before them.
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The research culture in the Further Education (FE) and skills sector lags behind that seen in other professions. It’s time to come together to develop an evidence-informed profession, says Andrew Morris, chair of the Coalition for Evidence-Based education (CEBE) and an honorary associate professor at UCL Institute of Education.
Andrew Dowell, Head of Professional Status and Standards, and Berta Miguez-Lorenzo, Participant Experience Manager, host this one-hour webinar on everything to do with Advanced Teacher Status (ATS).
In this webinar, evidence-based teaching expert Geoff Petty is joined by Charlotte Bonner, the ETF’s National Head of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). This article looks back at the webinar and offers fresh insights and answers to questions asked during the live session.