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Current Projects

3D learning in a rich cooperative haptic environment 

Tinteracting with the 3D worldhe aim is to design, develop and evaluate a 3D virtual learning environment incorporating a haptic interface. This will enable students in secondary schools to explore and experiment in the tactile 3D world. The project will investigate the extent to which learning in such a rich cooperative 3D haptic environment supports learning of complex scientific concepts. 


Computing At School London 

training2 cas londonCAS London is a jointly run collaboration of the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University London (QMUL) and the School of Education, Communication and Society at King’s College London (KCL). 


Evaluation of Micro-bit

microbit-1This study gathered initial reactions from teachers and students about the new BBC micro:bit. Part of the BBC’s 2015 Make it Digital initiative, the device aims to inspire young people to get creative with digital and develop core skills in science, technology and engineering. 


Understanding environmental education in secondary schools 

M. Glackin

This project seeks to understand the current state of environmental education in secondary schools in England and develop guiding principles for the future curriculum development. It is funded by the British Academy and Leverhulme Research Grant Scheme.




PRIMM-LogoPRIMM is a teaching approach developed at King's to support children learning to programme in a text-based language. It is led by Dr Sue Sentance. 



Cognitive Acceleration

School examsCognitive Acceleration, a method for developing students' general thinking ability, has been developed at King's since 1981. Its current incarnation is the 'Let's Think In English' initiative which helps students develop the higher-order skills needed for success in English.


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