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    Facebook 'cuts student drop-outs'


    Gloucestershire College makes the news on its use of social networking websites to support teaching and learning.

    Social networking websites such as Facebook are helping to reduce college drop-out rates, it is claimed.

    Gloucestershire College says social networking is used to keep students informed and in touch with staff.

    “There has been a significant improvement in retention,” says media curriculum manager, Perry Perrott.

    This is not about encouraging use of Facebook, but taking advantage of the fact that our learners are using Facebook. There are issues that need to be thought about and we hope to cover that in a session as part of the Becta Technology Exemplar Network.

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