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John Millner John Millner Executive Producer, BBC Knowledge & Learning, Executive Producer, BBC Knowledge & Learning Blog posts in total 4

  1. Digestible BBC Bitesize on the go

    Monday 19 August 2013, 14:55

    John Millner introduces new innovations to BBC Bitesize, integrated into the Knowledge & Learning Beta site.

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  2. Learning and the BBC

    Tuesday 9 November 2010, 16:27

    Why does the BBC, a broadcaster, involve itself in education? It's worth asking this question firstly because the answer isn't entirely obvious, and secondly because for those who need to market their product in the education sector, the presence of the publicly-funded BBC is controversial, to say the...

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  3. The pull of the North

    Wednesday 13 October 2010, 15:12

    I'm a Londoner. I was born and schooled here, my whole family live here, I know it like my hand. As the song says, I love London town. Its diversity, its cultural richness, its size, speed and buzz, all make it a wonderful place to live.

    So why will I be going North when my job relocates to Salford...

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  4. Bitesize and GCSE results

    Wednesday 25 August 2010, 13:11

    Students looking at their exam resultsIt's GCSE results week, and for 700,000 16-year olds in England, Wales and Northern Ireland it's a real rite of passage, marking the end of their statutory schooling, and a decisive milestone on the way to either continuing education or the world of work. Class of 2010 did better than any previous cohort...

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