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DAY OF DISCOVERY: SCHOOLS GATHER IN BIRMINGHAM TO EXPLORE DIGITAL CLASSROOMS OF THE FUTURE

Digital learning event was hosted at Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum yesterday Teachers from some of the UK’s leading digital schools gathered at Birmingham’s Thinktank Science Museum yesterday, to explore the very latest ideas for using education technology in the classroom. Hosted by Discovery Education, ‘Day of Discovery’ saw teachers gather at the award-winning museum, as […]

OUTSTANDING’ INVESTMENT FOR EPSL EDUCATIONAL PRINTING

Leading educational resources and learning solutions provider EPSL Educational Printing has revitalised its branding and communications to provide greater support to schools and colleges. The company has invested in a new e-commerce website with a range of features to help customers quickly and easily access its products and services. An enhanced user-experience for placing orders […]

RUSHED GOVERNMENT REFORMS PLACE DISABLED STUDENTS AT RISK, WARNS RANDSTAD

Rushed reforms to Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) have the potential to place disadvantaged students at significant risk if implemented, Randstad Student Support has warned. New minimum requirements introduced through the Quality Assurance Framework (QAF), could leave vulnerable students without the necessary support as many support workers will be unable to register to work with new […]

70th Annual Co-operative Charity Festival comes to The Civic

The Civic hosts a special evening session on Wednesday 20 April to celebrate 70 years of the Co-operative Barnsley Youth Music & Drama Festival.   Taking place at Emmanuel Church from Monday 18 April to Friday 22 April, the week-long annual festival showcases the talents of hundreds of young drama and music enthusiasts from Barnsley […]

Northern Ballet Challenges Barnsley Schools

Internationally renowned company Northern Ballet delivered free creative workshops at four Primary Schools in the Barnsley area, ahead of their new ballet for children at The Civic in April.   Earlier this year, The Civic contacted schools throughout Barnsley to offer a free half-day creative workshop based on Northern Ballet’s new production, Tortoise & The […]

Kortext and Microsoft empowers students to take ownership of digital learning

Kortext, the UK’s leading digital textbooks platform, has unveiled the first phase of its integration with Microsoft which aims to give students much greater choice over their digital reading materials.   As part of the programme, Kortext has integrated its digital textbook software into the Microsoft Office 365 cloud-based platforms, which have been adopted by […]