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Inspire Partnership appoints IMP Software to support MAT budget forecasting following schools expansion

Inspire Partnership, based in South-East London and Kent, has added IMP Planner – budgeting and forecasting software which is designed specifically for multi-academy trusts (MATs) – following the Trust’s near doubling of size during the current academic year. The MAT, which increased from five to nine primary schools on 1st March and now has ‘hubs’ […]

“Instructional coaching” partnership to support mentor development and teacher performance

The National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers (NASBTT) is delighted to formally announce a new partnership with instructional coaching platform Powerful Action Steps (PAS) – https://powerfulactionsteps.education/pas. PAS, an online learning mentoring tool, is underpinned by the principles of a trained expert working with teachers individually to help them learn and adopt new teaching practices, and […]

WHO ARE THE NEW HEROES AND SHE-ROES FOR CHILDREN NOW?

According to a survey of 1,000 children in 2017, more than three quarters of children aged 6 to 17 aspired to be YouTubers, vloggers and bloggers. The research by travel firm First Choice revealed that 34 per cent of children would like to be a YouTube personality, while one in five wished to start their […]

Guidance launched to help schools adapt with hygiene in mind

A new visual guide for specifiers has been launched to help get schools, colleges and universities Covid-19 ready.   Bringing together a suite of materials with hygienic benefits, the guide has been designed to support educators as they reorganise teaching spaces to cope with social distancing measures and subject their surfaces to a harsher cleaning regime.  With a huge range of products available, each with different levels of hygienic performance, materials supplier James Latham developed the […]

Back to School: New COVID Course Released to Support Teachers Returning to the Classroom

Following the government’s announcement this week that schools in England will reopen with “full attendance” in September, a new COVID-19 Essentials course has been launched to provide practical skills and support for teachers feeling apprehensive about returning to a full classroom.  While many teachers have taught key worker and vulnerable children in schools over the […]

Futurelearn’s ‘How To Teach Online’ course wins Overall e-Learning Solution of the Year Category

25 June 2020: EdTech Breakthrough Awards announced FutureLearn as its winner of the ‘Overall e-Learning Solution of the Year’ category.  This is the second year of the EdTech Breakthrough Awards programme, which honours top technology companies and education solutions that drive innovation around the globe. Their goal is to perform the deepest evaluation of the […]

WILDBRAIN SPARK JOINS EFFORTS TO BOOST CHILDREN’S LITERACY WITH DEDICATED NEW CHANNEL

WildBrain Literacy for Kids channel of premium kids’ episodes features Same Language Subtitling London, UK – June 25th, 2020 – WildBrain Spark, the digital media division of WildBrain, one of the world’s largest independent kids’ and family entertainment companies, has launched a dedicated channel of subtitled premium content for kids on its YouTube network in […]

Headteacher’s pride as Bradford primary children embrace changes driven by Covid-19 crisis

The executive headteacher of two Bradford primary schools has today praised the resilience of her children throughout the Covid-19 crisis for the way that they have embraced the changes brought about by the pandemic – including socially distancing, outdoor learning and home schooling. Both Thornton and Wilsden have remained open since lockdown was announced in […]

UK STARTUP TO KEEP ONLINE LEARNING FREE DURING AND AFTER CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Atom Learning assists home schooling by keeping online lessons free indefinitely after revenue increases during Coronavirus pandemic The company continues its revenue-generating expansion into Singapore and UAE following Department for International Trade support Atom Learning will keep providing free, interactive online classes created during the Coronavirus lockdown as overseas and UK revenue increased by 25% […]