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BookTrust delighted by record total raised as over 8,000 people donate to Christmas Appeal

BookTrust is delighted by donations to its Christmas fundraising appeal, which raised a record £240,000 which is an incredible £47,000 over the target amount. The campaign caught the public’s attention immediately after launching on 4th November, which saw more people donating straight away than last year. On Giving Tuesday and the day after, BookTrust received a […]

Test the safety of your school during Bett 2020

Prowise presents key foundations for privacy and security in the classroom During Bett, the world’s largest education fair which takes place from 22 to 25 January in London, visitors can arm themselves against potential dangers in the classroom. In a special ‘privacy and security zone’ safety in schools can be tested. Security is a hot […]

York St John University chooses TechnologyOne to revolutionise HR and Finance

Common ethical culture makes TechnologyOne the perfect partner for University’s digital goals York St John University has chosen TechnologyOne to transform its HR, Finance and Payroll systems. TechnologyOne’s OneEducation Software as a Service (SaaS) solution will form part of the University’s digital strategy, which aims to provide a personalised and seamless digital experience for staff […]

Ranked: The school tasks teachers think they are spending too much time on

Both primary (65%) and secondary (78%) school teachers think general administrative work is the non-teaching task they are spending too much time on Equally primary (52%) and secondary (41%) school teachers place organising resources and premises, setting up displays, setting up/tidying classrooms as the support/management activity they are spending too much time on Interestingly, 53% […]

Twinkl partners with schools for the Bears of Sheffield Trail

Sheffield-based Twinkl has partnered with The Children’s Hospital Charity to support schools during the lead-up to the exciting Bears of Sheffield sculpture trail this summer. The educational publisher will create resources for all schools taking part and provide design support for a select number of participating schools, helping to bring to life 100 Little Bears […]

How Teenagers and Students can Overcome Dyslexia for Better Results

Human Intelligence Entrepreneur, Jonathan Kemp, didn’t know he was dyslexic until he was in his late 40’s and invented a next generation form of note taking called SmartWisdom, that gives dyslexic students a real advantage during lectures and exams. SmartWisdom overcomes a core problem for dyslexics – a barrier to learning. Students with dyslexia often […]

Adobe Champions Creativity in the Classroom at Bett 2020

Adobe celebrates landmark year for education initiatives, driving creativity in the classroom London, UK – 22 January 2019 – Today, Adobe has announced that more than three million students and teachers in the UK have access to Adobe Creative Cloud applications. Following a landmark year for education initiatives, Adobe returns to BETT with 40+ training […]

Kura kicks off school run revolution with BETT 2020 launch

Kura, a game-changing suite of apps and technologies designed to revolutionise the school run, is officially launching today at leading education technology (EdTech) conference BETT 2020. Kura harnesses powerful tracking and app technologies to provide schools with a safer, greener and more cost-efficient school run service, increasing pupil uptake of school transport and in turn […]