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AWARD-WINNING ONLINE RESOURCE HIGHLIGHTS WORK FOR YOUNG PEOPLE DURING CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH WEEK…

AN AWARD winning online resource is using this week’s national Children’s Mental Health Week to highlight the vulnerability of young boys and the issues they face. Insight4Life is already being used in schools across the UK, giving confidential, expert advice to youngsters on a whole host of subjects while also giving them support information and […]

Free e-safety course by Petra’s Planet Share for Safer Internet Day 2016

Tuesday 9 February: To coincide with Safer Internet Day 2016, cross curricula learning tool, Petra’s Planet Share, has organised a free online e-safety course for primary schools, to promote the safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones for children and young people.   The free e-safety course lasts for three lessons and […]

Education rides out the recession above private sector roles

Education ranked as fifth most resilient workforce throughout the recession, with the aggregate wage bill rising 14% in real terms since 2002 to £41bn – driven by a surge in non-teaching or unqualified positions in schools Overall, teaching and educational professionals combined now account for 6.4% of the UK’s total full-time wage bill Higher concentration […]

RANDSTAD STUDENT SUPPORT PUTS SHROPSHIRE STUDENTS IN POLE POSITION

Randstad Student Support, a leading provider of learning support staff, has taken a group of 15 budding Formula 1 racing engineers to the Williams Martini Racing F1 Factory for a day of innovation, excitement and engineering insight.   The lucky group from North Shropshire College included 14 students who fought off tough competition to win […]

AWARD-WINNING ONLINE RESOURCE HIGHLIGHTS WORK FOR YOUNG PEOPLE DURING CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH WEEK…

AN AWARD-winning online resource is using this week’s national Children’s Mental Health Week to highlight the vulnerability of young boys and the issues they face. Insight4Life is already being used in schools across the UK, giving confidential, expert advice to youngsters on a whole host of subjects while also giving them support information and coping […]

POOR FINANCIAL SYSTEMS ARE BIGGEST BARRIER FOR ACADEMY SUCCESS

Inadequate financial systems are holding academies back and are becoming a barrier to conversion, new research has found. A study by HCSS Education, a leading education finance specialist, found that one of the biggest challenges academies faced when converting came from using existing finance management systems that were not fit for purpose. 49% of academies […]

St. John’s Prep School Crowned Middlesex County Football Champions

St. John’s U11 footballers continued their highly impressive season by becoming Middlesex County Football Champions over the weekend. West Lodge (Harrow), John Keble (Brent) and St. John’s (Enfield) played in a tightly contested round robin competition, which was highlighted by all the games ending in draws. First, St. John’s played John Keeble. St. John’s took […]

Education rides out the recession above private sector roles

Education ranked as fifth most resilient workforce throughout the recession, with the aggregate wage bill rising 14% in real terms since 2002 to £41bn – driven by a surge in non-teaching or unqualified positions in schools Overall, teaching and educational professionals combined now account for 6.4% of the UK’s total full-time wage bill Higher concentration […]

New Kortext analytics dashboard gives universities greater insights into student learning

Kortext, the UK’s leading digital textbook platform, has launched a new analytics dashboard to give lecturers and university staff unprecedented insights into how students are engaging with their digital learning content.   On a day-to-day basis, Kortext Analytics gives lecturers access to data that will show how students on their modules are engaging with core […]

Cartoon book encourages children to become plumbers

Young children are being encouraged to think about a career in plumbing in a new book for three to seven-year-olds called ‘My Mummy is a Plumber’. The book has been published by Butterfly Books, in collaboration with WaterSafe, the national accreditation scheme for plumbers which promotes best practice in the industry. Butterfly Books aims to […]