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

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Professor Bas Aarts (UCL English Language & Literature) has designed online resource Englicious for teaching grammar in secondary schools, saying “Many teachers feel uncomfortable with grammar”. Read: The Times (£)

Ancient farming populations went boom, then bust

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Europe’s ancient embrace of farming took the continent on a demographic roller-coaster ride. Regional booms and busts in human numbers occurred between 8,000 and 4,000 years ago, a new UCL study finds. Read: Science News

How U.S. shutdown could shake global economy

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“This may look like a local infighting but the possible consequences could be global in scope,” says Professor Iwan Morgan (UCL Institute of the Americas). Read: CNN

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