Education: Gary Brace Obituary educator, internationalist, recently retired Vice-Chair of the UK National Commission for UNESCO and advocate for the right of every child to have the best education possible. Gary Brace who has died suddenly aged 65 was a passionate and widely respected educator with national and international influence. In his most recent role as Vice-Chair and Non Executive Director for Education of the UK National Commission for UNESCO (UKNC) he engaged UK educators in actions to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals which, for education, are focused on every child in every country receiving the best education possible. Professor Sarah Younie fromRead More →

At the same time that the Coronavirus outbreak had just begun in China, the Society for Applied Microbiology was publishing an article called ‘A Germ’s Journey’ documenting how scientists , teachers and teacher educators worked together, sharing their knowledge freely world wide, to create a MESHguide knowledge map/research summary (www.meshguide.org) for teachers – to promote personal hygiene and cleanliness and stressing the importance of careful handwashing. The Germ’s Journey MESHguide reports on the use of interactive resources to teach children about microbiology, hand-hygiene and infection control. The guide demonstrates the need for education in this area, science for young children and how using an integratedRead More →

MESHGuide authors and associates are creating podcasts with voicEd teachers’ radio.

voicEd is a web radio station based in Canada and is a MESH partner. (See voicEd.ca for a wide range of podcasts on educational matters.Read More →

MESH International Attendees

International Press release: 03 June 2019 MESHGuides free research-based online database, nominated for prestigious YIDAN Prize, the world’s largest education prize Key words: Educators as change agents; Re-framing teachers’ roles; Re-framing research and publishing expectations of academic staff; Creative approach; Knowledge bridge; Translational Research MESH is a worldwide network of educators who are working voluntarily, to share, freely, research-based knowledge with teachers, parents, policy makers and research funders. The key outputs of the network are MESHGuides published in a free research-based online resource bank that is accessed in 193 of the 196 countries in the world. As a result of MESHGuides involvement in key sustainabilityRead More →

A MESHguide displayed on a laptop

UK Press release: 03 June 2019 UK’s best kept education secret, MESHGuides free research-based online database, nominated for prestigious YIDAN Prize, the world’s largest education prize Key words: Educators as change agents; Re-framing teachers’ roles; Re-framing research and publishing expectations of academic staff; Creative approach; Knowledge bridge; Translational Research MESH is a worldwide network of educators who are working voluntarily, to share, freely, research-based knowledge with teachers, parents, policy makers and research funders. The key outputs of the network are MESHGuides published in a free research-based online resource bank that is accessed in 193 of the 196 countries in the world. As a result ofRead More →

OECD TALIS research shows that no country is managing to keep teachers up-to-date in subject and pedagogic knowledge. Digital tools allow new solutions to intractable problems. The report from the Global Teacher Education Knowledge Mobilisation Summits, held in 2016/7 outlines a low cost ‘marginal gains’ strategy and Knowledge Management system for the education sector to resolve the problem of access to all, to the latest knowledge. All educators and organisations can contribute so collectively we can achieve UNESCO SDG 4 . The MESH system was presented at the UNESCO/ Teacher Task Force conference in Lome, Togo, September 2017 and as a result worldwide, voluntary partnershipsRead More →

VSO and MESH working together Extract from VSO publication: “We have embarked on a new partnership with MESH guides to support our Education in Emergencies work in Bangladesh. There are hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugee children living in camps in Bangladesh. They have experienced violence and ongoing trauma in some of the most crucial years of their lives. Yet most still lack safe spaces to learn and play. Together, we ae rolling out a home based early childhood care and education in emergencies programme (ECCE). This works with children aged 3-5 years. VSO has brought together leading education specialists to create an open-source guideRead More →