It has been a great privilege to be Vice-Provost (Enterprise) at UCL and inevitably as I pack my bags to make the long trip from Gordon Street to the Wellcome Trust on Euston Road, I have been reflecting on the last five years. So much has changed and so much has been achieved by UCL.
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).