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Start-ups invited to celebrate the future of education technology at Bett 2016

Following its success in 2015, Futures is returning to Bett 2016, providing inspirational ed-tech start-ups with the opportunity to showcase their products and services to more than 35,000 visitors.   As the new purpose-built home for the world’s most inspiring ed-tech start-ups, Futures was launched at Bett 2015, in collaboration with the UK’s leading education […]

Tablet adoption continues to rise; barriers to adoption shift

BESA releases ‘Tablets and connectivity’ research   Tablet use in schools continues to rise as barriers to adoption shift, new research from the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) has revealed.   The annual ‘Tablets and Connectivity’ survey of 632 UK schools (335 primary, 297 secondary), conducted in June 2015, suggests that 71 per cent of […]

NEW PHONICS CONTENT ADDED TO DISCOVERY EDUCATION ESPRESSO PRIMARY SERVICE IN RESPONSE TO NEEDS OF SCHOOL PARTNERS

− Discovery Education, as part of its core mission to empower teachers and engage pupils with high-quality, engaging digital content, adds more than 230 learning activities to Espresso to accommodate school partners’ needs. −     UNITED KINGDOM (25 June 2015) – Discovery Education announced today the addition of 230 learning activities based on the […]

EdStart Fitness App for Schools – Powered By iPEGS Technology = Healthy Living For Children Across The North West June 2015

iPEGS Ltd is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with EdStart. iPEGS is a mobile app development company who specialise in form building solutions designed to reduce paper usage and increase efficiency via digital data collection. As part of EdStart’s innovative new health and fitness programme for schools the iPEGS Form Builder App was […]

10 Ways to Green Your School – Words By J.H. Fearless

10 Ways to Green Your School  by J.H. Fearless A Guide for Students and Parents Twenty percent of Americans go to school every day. That’s 60 million students, teachers, faculty, and staff who work and learn on our nation’s campuses. And while many schools struggle with funding, standards, and behavior, the issues of the environment […]

The fetish of marking – Words by David Didau The Learning Spy

“Even the most valuable fetishes will turn into dusts and ashes!” Mehmet Murat Ildan Fetishism hasn’t always been about rubber and high heels. The word originates from the Portuguesefeitico, meaning an object or charm of false power. When explorers first encountered native religions in West Africa, whatever talismans or totems the locals revered were dismissed […]

The Myth of Progress – Words by David Didau

“We all want progress, but if you’re on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.” C. S. Lewis We tend to believe that things are getting better, that mankind is on a journey to […]