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Technology Supplies is the leading supplier of design-and-technology and engineering products and services to education worldwide. The organisation now works with over 5,500 secondary schools and colleges; it also focuses on the development of state-of-the-art “makerspaces” in the world’s leading international schools for the provision of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. Based in […]

NASBTT hails Early Career Framework but warns it could “fail to deliver all its promises” without funding

Emma Hollis, Executive Director of the National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers (NASBTT), has used her opening speech at the organisation’s annual conference to hail the Early Career Framework (ECF) as the “most critical initiative” yet for new teachers but warned that a commitment to funding it is needed. Speaking at Woburn House in London […]

NESTLÉ WATERS UK JOINS FORCES WITH RECOUP AND WASTEBUSTER TO DEVELOP PLASTICS RECYCLING EDUCATION PROGRAMME FOR UK SCHOOLS

  Recycling Education Programme, R-Generation, is widening its reach for 2018, and will now be available to every primary and secondary school in the UK. Following its launch in 2016, Nestlé Waters UK is continuing its partnership with recycling charity, RECOUP, and environmental education organisation, Wastebuster, to deliver an updated programme for 2018. This year […]

Voyager School Travel launches Normandy Adventure

Leading school trip organiser reports strong rebookings for total immersion MFL breaks A new Normandy adventure heads up the news from Voyager School Travel (01273 827327; www.voyagerschooltravel.com). Plus the leading provider of language-immersion and adventure trips for UK schools is reporting strong rebookings for its total immersion MFL trips and has sound advice for schools […]

PUPIL ‘MAKES WORLD BIGGER’ TO WIN UK-WIDE DIGITAL CHALLENGE

A Monmouth pupil is celebrating after winning one of the top prizes in a popular annual challenge for primary schools. Alice Shaw, 9, from Monmouth School Girls’ Prep has been announced as a winner of Make Your World Bigger 2018, a video challenge designed to keep children learning during the summer holidays. Organised by Discovery […]

Beaulieu Park Primary School opens as part of Essex’s first all-ages school

  October 16 – The official opening of Beaulieu Park Primary School took place last Friday (12 October), marking an important milestone in progress to build the county’s first all-ages school. Several dignitaries from across Chelmsford joined school staff and pupils to celebrate the opening at a ribbon-cutting ceremony which took place on the new […]

One in four UK gender pay gap reports found to be non-compliant

Analysis undertaken by workforce data analytics specialists Staffmetrix, has shown that one in four organisations that have submitted gender pay gap reports for the 2018/19 reporting period failed to submit reports that conform to UK government guidelines. Gender pay gap reporting was introduced in 2017 to improve levels of transparency on gender pay equality and […]

Global #GirlsInAI event set to empower the next generation of Ada Lovelaces

Acorn Aspirations, the award-winning social impact enterprise, is partnering with Mastercard and Microsoft to run a global tech bootcamp for young women aged 11-18 years in London and San Francisco over the weekend of 13th – 14th October 2018. Over 150 girls will explore Artificial Intelligence and be challenged to use AI and machine learning […]

Pupils from Skelmersdale Primary School star in international hygiene exhibition

Children from a primary school near Essity’s Skelmersdale and Tawd manufacturing sites have starred in an international photography exhibition to promote the importance of hygiene in schools. Little Digmoor Primary School recently hosted renowned photographer Åsa Sjostrom, who spent two days at the school capturing shots for the Essity and Fotografiska Hand-to-Hand exhibition in Stockholm. […]

Next stop – library!

VEKA helps local school start new chapter Industry-leading PVC-U systems supplier VEKA Group, has transformed a double decker bus into an inspirational reading space for a local primary school, after it won thousands of online votes. Children at Whittlefield Primary School were delighted to get a first look inside their new school library when it […]