The stories behind the words

14 July 2016  Feature

Simon Rees reveals the origins of some chemical terms and what they can mean for students


Justine Greening replaces Nicky Morgan as education secretary

14 July 2016 News

Former international development minister moves into education role in cabinet reshuffle

Nicky Morgan sacked as education secretary

14 July 2016 News

Cabinet reshuffle sees departure of education secretary

Iupac announces new element names

7 July 2016 News

Nh, Mc, Ts and Og up for scrutiny

Uncertainty in education after UK votes to leave EU  

70% of teachers supported the UK staying in the EU

Amazon launches education resource service  

Share free digital teaching resources

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Chemistry and music

1 July 2016 Feature

Peter Banks explains how musical ability can help students get a better grasp of chemistry

Designing skilful chemists  

David Smith discusses the importance of employability skills for chemists

Collaborative chemistry degrees  

How Chinese and UK universities are working together to deliver degree programmes to Chine...

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The many facets of language

Good communication unlocks understanding


Acids, bases, resources and more

Discussions from the magazine, blog, website and social media


Bridging the gap

Kristy Turner suggests how teachers can help students make a smooth transition from school to university based education