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UCL shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award

UCL has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award.

The Award, which is sponsored by the National Centre for Entrepreneurship Education, seeks to recognise an institution which has developed an unparalleled environment for fostering enterprise throughout its staff and students and delivered significant impact in its local community, across the UK and overseas.

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Teachers ‘don’t know enough grammar to teach curriculum’

10 October 2013

Many teachers do not have adequate knowledge of English grammar to teach the new curriculum, according to the architect of a government-funded teaching programme. 

Bas Aarts, a professor of English linguistics at UCL, is designing Englicious, an online tool that will give schools access to one of Britain’s biggest databases of the English language. 

Read the full story at thetimes.co.uk (please note this is behind a paywall).

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