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Mirror Thinking How Role Models Make Us Human Fiona Murden

The first book to explore the importance of role models in shaping our lives through the power of the brain’s mirror neurone, widely accepted as one of the most important advances in modern neuroscience. “Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who shall I imitate, who shall I call? Mirror Thinking will challenge your beliefs about role […]

Primary Academies in West Yorkshire receive Science Quality Award

Bradford based academies receive Primary Science Quality Mark (PSQM) Shibden Head Primary Academy and Wilsden Primary School have received the PSQM GILT and PSQM accreditations respectively, for demonstrating their commitment to excellence in science teaching and learning. These national accreditations were awarded to the schools in recognition of their effective leadership in science, successful teacher […]

Over 15,000 period products sent to student’s homes by Hey Girls and education partners during Covid-19.

Periods don’t stop for pandemics, and neither does the fact that students across the UK will inevitably be facing period poverty during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Social enterprise Hey Girls’ mission since being founded in 2018 is to eradicate period poverty in the UK, something which will become harder once the true economic impact of Covid-19 […]

A smarter network for Bournemouth University

Intelligent connectivity for a brighter future Collaboration. Bournemouth University (BU) believes this is the key to encouraging learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society. “We believe that we can do this best by bringing together research, education and practise to create something greater than the sum of its parts,” says Dave Dawson, BU’s IT project manager. […]

Juniper Education partners with Lexplore Analytics bringing award-winning AI literacy assessment to schools

Juniper Education has today announced a partnership with Lexplore Analytics to provide schools with Lexplore’s cutting-edge reading assessment, which uses eye-tracking and AI technology to quickly identify potential issues with reading in children as young as six. The eye tracking technology helps teachers to immediately highlight issues with children’s reading and pick up when a […]

How can I help alleviate supply challenges post Covid-19 lockdown?

allmanhall’s Procurement Director, Mike Meek, has been providing clients with some helpful and practical advice around procurement and supply chain management. Working with an expert partner for your food procurement will ensure and enable this approach and deliver the cost savings and support that may be essential for you, at this time. Key tips: Provide […]

Drug offences in schools across country rise

Drug offences in schools across country rise New data reveals shocking numbers of Cannabis and Class A drug criminality and trafficking happening in schools 01 July 2020 New data obtained under FOI – individual regional police force data available on request Cannabis offences rise by 47%, hard drug offences rise by 65%, drug trafficking offences […]


** Gen Z – and their teachers – say online learning is here to stay ** ** In a major survey, 6 in 10 teens favour blended learning, wanting some or all lessons online and 8 in 10 teachers want it to become a permanent fixture of classroom practice ** Throughout lockdown, online learning has […]

Trauma-Informed Practice expertise guides teachers in supporting pupils’ return to school

School teachers on Teesside University’s MA Education (Trauma-Informed Practice) have highlighted how they are applying their studies to support pupils who have been directly affected by Covid-19 and the implications of lockdown. With schools remaining open to key worker and vulnerable children throughout the pandemic, and in the past month ‘reopening’ for further year groups, […]

Consistent communication is the biggest challenge of staggered school return, say teachers and school leaders

New research from Renaissance found consistent communication (31%) and supporting the mental health and wellbeing of pupils (23%) are the biggest challenges to teaching during the phased return But one lockdown silver-lining is that almost two-thirds (65%) feel more confident using edtech New research from Renaissance, which creates educational software tools to improve outcomes and […]