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The rise of the invisible classroom

Tutoring might be one of the world’s oldest professions but it cannot escape the rising “Uberisation” of modern life. Plato tutored Dionysius, ruler of Syracuse, while Aristotle instructed Alexander the Great. But students and parents, in the stress of the exam season, can now turn to a tutoring industry using online technology. Lewys White is […]

Free IT Training and Expo from JSPC

Schools, SMEs and charities invited to attend event at Brighton and Hove FC’s Amex Stadium   JSPC Computer Services announced their latest roadshow event will take place on Friday 24th November at the home of Brighton and Hove football club, the Amex Stadium. Tickets are free, but JSPC are urging delegates to sign up early […]

Oh, oobee doo . . . everyone can be like zoo-oo!!

Blackpool Zoo has launched a brand new series of animal experiences, which include some aimed at children and adults with additional needs. The half-day packages have been devised to ensure everyone can enjoy getting up close and personal with the really wild residents. ‘Wanna be’ keepers will shadow the zoo’s dedicated and caring staff in […]

THE BENEFITS OF IMPROVISATION FOR TEENS!

The London Improv Theatre Training League (LITTL) in partnership with The Nursery is offering courses for 15-18 year-olds to introduce them to the core principals of improvisation and the enormous positive impact it can have in their day-to-day lives both in and outside of the classroom. They will be starting a full eight-week Saturday course […]

Exam Results Helpline is back for August 2017

Careers advice service on hand to help stressed-out students   The Exam Results Helpline is preparing for another busy August helping stressed-out students and their families as 2017’s major exam announcements approach.   The 40-strong team of career advice experts provide free, specialised information, help and guidance to students who have higher or lower exam […]

Are school trip safety fears standing in the way of student learning potential?

  It is widely reported that learning outside the classroom brings considerable positive impacts for students of all ages. Whether it be a visit to a local museum or a residential trip, such experiences can transform pupils’ learning by developing their skills and understanding, improving achievement and enhancing confidence and relationships.   “When planned and […]

Free #Fillthegap sampler sessions from RED Academy

Graduates invited to get hands-on with free digital skills workshops RED Academy, a leading design and technology course provider which works to fill the digital skills gap between the education system and industry demand, is offering free technology workshop sessions in London throughout August and September. The sessions will give graduates and young adults the […]

Oh, oobee doo . . . everyone can be like zoo-oo!!

Blackpool Zoo has launched a brand new series of animal experiences, which include some aimed at children and adults with additional needs. The half-day packages have been devised to ensure everyone can enjoy getting up close and personal with the really wild residents. ‘Wanna be’ keepers will shadow the zoo’s dedicated and caring staff in […]

Inaugural Executive Dean of new King’s Business School appointed

The Executive Dean of King’s College London’s new business school has been announced as Professor Stephen Bach. The appointment will see him leading the creation of the King’s Business School which will become the ninth faculty at the university from next month.  As the current Head of the highly regarded School of Management & Business […]

CYPHER LEARNING responds to schools and universities’ needs with major upgrade to its ‘Learning Paths’ feature for NEO LMS

CYPHER LEARNING, specialist provider of learning platforms for organizations around the world, has announced a major upgrade to the ‘Learning Paths’ feature of NEO, its learning management system (LMS) for schools and universities.   NEO is an LMS for schools and universities that is known for its intuitive user interface, extensive feature set, and strong […]