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The Civic’s Work Placement is off to Edinburgh Festival

University of Huddersfield undergraduate Nicole Segar, talks about her experience on work placement with the technical department at The Civic in Barnsley, which led to a boost in confidence and job opportunity at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe.   Since opening as Barnsley’s independent multi-purpose arts venue in 2009, The Civic has been passionate about […]

SHEFFIELD HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS EXPLORE DIGITAL MEDIA CAREER PATHWAYS DURING “DAY OF DISCOVERY” HOSTED BY DISCOVERY EDUCATION

− 12 girls from Sheffield High School get one-of-a-kind opportunity to visit Discovery Education Europe Headquarters and learn about digital and media-related career opportunities −   London, United Kingdom, 28 July 2015— According to a study conducted by O2 and published in The Guardian, Britain will need 750,000 skilled, digital employees by 2017. Because of […]

SIX UNITED KINGDOM TEACHERS SELECTED FOR EXCLUSIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING EXPERIENCE IN USA, HOSTED BY DISCOVERY EDUCATION

Six UK teachers are attending Discovery Education’s Summer Institute in Washington, D.C. to learn about innovative technologies and network with educators from all over the world. UNITED KINGDOM. –  Many teachers and pupils discuss the idea of belonging to a global community; however, few get to participate in an international group. Six UK teachers will […]

Fennies Nursery Group In Line for Two National Awards

A group of day nurseries in south London and Surrey has been shortlisted for two national Nursery World childcare awards. Fennies, which has eight settings in Croydon, Horley, Bromley, Purley, Sanderstead, Epsom and Beckenham, is in line for both the Business Development Award and the Nursery Operations Manager of the Year Award. John Warren, Director […]

Net Zero Eco-Library Opens at St John’s Primary School

Wednesday 15 July 2015  A brand new eco-building has been opened at St John’s Primary School in Basingstoke, Hampshire. The radically efficient “Schoolhaus” building will be used as a library for the children as well as a community space for local residents. The environmentally-friendly Schoolhaus building was constructed offsite, eliminating the majority of the waste […]

Explore Alternative Education

Students in mainstream education can tap into a unique form of learning thanks to a programme offered by YMCA Lincolnshire. YMCA Lincolnshire’s The Showroom Activity and Conference Centre on Tritton Road, Lincoln works with local schools to provide young people with a chance to explore a bespoke learning experience outside of a regular school environment. […]

Charity launches free BeDogSafe workshops for kids

PDSA sessions aimed at preventing dog bites Leading vet charity PDSA is launching new BeDogSafe workshops which, thanks to £550,00 funding from players of the People’s Postcode Lottery, will be available free of charge from September 2015 for schools and community groups. PDSA has reached over 150,000 children through its workshops between 2010-14, and this […]

Staffordshire educational ICT consultancy scoops national accreditation

A recently established educational technology consultancy based in Stone has been awarded accreditation from Naace, the national charity for the advancement of learning. The NMSP – or Naacemark for Service Providers – recognises educational technology firms’ commitment to quality; offering reassurance to schools enlisting the services of JWB Consultancy.   From auditing a school’s use […]

SIX UNITED KINGDOM TEACHERS SELECTED FOR EXCLUSIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING EXPERIENCE IN USA, HOSTED BY DISCOVERY EDUCATION

− Six UK teachers are attending Discovery Education’s Summer Institute in Washington, D.C. to learn about innovative technologies and network with educators from all over the world. −   UNITED KINGDOM, 7 July 2015— Many teachers and pupils discuss the idea of belonging to a global community; however, few get to participate in an international […]