Universities get £500,000 grant for innovative teaching project


27th May 2020

A unique teaching method using memory-boosting techniques in Dundee has been awarded a £500,000 grant.

Experts at Abertay and Dundee universities have been working together to research, “self-referencing”, which helps children understand a problem by putting themselves into situations.

A study of 500 children across Scotland will examine how the technique can help maths, language and general learning. It is hoped this will lead to a learnng resource for parents, teachers and children.

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