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Study of colleges shows ‘encouraging’ texts dramatically cut dropout rates

In an article published in FE Week, Paul Offord presents the findings of a study on the effect of regular, encouraging text messages on student dropout rates. Reads about the findings below: ‘A study of three colleges has shown that sending regular encouraging text messages to learners can dramatically cut dropout rates.’ The experiment was carried […]

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NASA wants people to apply to be astronauts | BBC Newsbeat

NASA has announced it wants people to apply to be astronauts. But don’t get too excited… you have to be a US citizen, so that rules out most of the worldwide population. Read more on the BBC website: NASA wants people to apply to be astronauts | BBC Newsbeat https://learningrenaissance.wordpress.com/2015/11/07/nasa-wants-people-to-apply-to-be-astronauts-bbc-newsbeat/

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