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COVID-19: “ITT providers and trainees are pulling out all the stops to make things work – their story must be told”

Emma Hollis, Executive Director, National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers (NASBTT) It is just over two weeks since the government announced that schools would be closed to the majority of pupils for a prolonged period of time. Whilst media attention has inevitably, and rightly, focused on the implications for children and home-schooling, an untold story […]

UK EDUCATION PUBLISHERS AND CLASSOOS COME TOGETHER TO OFFER FREE TEXTBOOKS TO SCHOOLS

Supporting teaching and learning through the COVID-19 lockdown Total UK school closures came along so quickly that many schools didn’t have a complete suite of online resources available to offer continued and complete online learning for their students. To address this Classoos, the enhanced mobile education platform, and its publisher partners including Oxford University Press, […]

NordVPN offers educators its cybersecurity products for free

Expert explains online work protection matters April 2, 2020. Due to the global pandemic, many universities and higher education institutions have moved their courses, exams, and even thesis defenses online. Many handy tools, like web conferencing apps, help people stay in touch during this hard time of self-isolation. But recent incidents show that they can’t […]

Discovery Education Launches New App to Help Children Understand Social Distancing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Pupils and Families Experience the Science Behind Social Distancing from the Palm of Their Hands  To help children of all ages understand social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, Discovery Education today announced the launch of a new application for iOS products called Social Distance Training. This new app, available now at no cost in the Apple App […]

EduCare Make Courses Free in Response to School Closures

The impact of Coronavirus is affecting people in many ways. Duty of care and safeguarding training specialists, EduCare, recognise the impact that school closures will have on the safeguarding of children and young people, and have made a number of their courses and resources available for free online.  The courses and resources, which are usually […]

Create stop-motion animations quickly, easily and for free!

If you are in need of some isolation inspiration why not get creative and make a stop motion animation! This is a perfect activity for all the family to enjoy yet simple enough for children to use independently.  Make amazing movies and share them with friends and family online. Cloud Stop Motion is free to […]

EduCare Make Courses Free in Response to School Closures

The impact of Coronavirus is affecting people in many ways. Duty of care and safeguarding training specialists, EduCare, recognise the impact that school closures will have on the safeguarding of children and young people, and have made a number of their courses and resources available for free online.  The courses and resources, which are usually […]

Atom Learning is offering free, online tutorials hosted by professional teachers for all children aged 8 – 12

On Saturday, Atom Learning, a fully adaptive, teaching and learning platform designed for pupils aged 8 – 12 provided its first 35 minute online, live lesson to 978 year 5 pupils (10-year-olds) simultaneously in our virtual classroom entirely free-of-charge to parents.  In one afternoon, and at a moment of crisis, Atom became one of the largest quasi-junior schools […]

AJ Products’ top tips for working from home

Due to the current situation, many people are finding themselves working from home for the first time. It’s a big change if you’re used to working in a busy office. Setting strict office hours, staying in regular contact with your colleagues and the right home office furniture can all make a big difference. Here are […]