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UK Students feedback on the 2020/21 academic year

Following the conclusion of an extremely challenging 2020/21 academic year, Green Shoots conducted a short survey with UK university students to gather their feedback on the experience. The research identified a variety of ways by which students' study was affected and there was a very mixed response with regards to the perceived effectivness of the … Continue reading UK Students feedback on the 2020/21 academic year

Equity in education – an analysis of recent publications

‘Educational equity’ is a term that we have been hearing more and more in recent months, building up to the  OECD report at the end of October that provided a detailed analysis of the impact that socio-economic disadvantage has on educational achievement around the world. Unsurprisingly the report concluded that educational opportunity was not ‘equitable’ … Continue reading Equity in education – an analysis of recent publications

Shaking up the status quo with disruptor start-ups

Hearing from the latest up and coming start-ups always provides food for thought, and the recent 'Shaking up the drinks industry' event was no different.  A panel of start-up founders, put together by isobel, and consisting of WOW drinks, Seedlip, and Ugly provided the opportunity to hear about the journey that each of these emerging … Continue reading Shaking up the status quo with disruptor start-ups