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Wider approach needed to encourage more female engineering apprentices

• Women who choose engineering tend to make career decisions later than male peers • Initiatives should be broader and focus on young women 15-25 • Women with interests in creative crafts and arts should also be targeted Many more young women could be interested in becoming engineering apprentices but for them to be “converted” […]

BACK TO SCHOOL GERMS – KEEPING YOUR CHILD HEALTHY

With children across Stockport now back at school for over a week, the chances are that many parents are already dealing with new-term bugs and sniffles. And even though it is simple advice, one of the easiest ways to reduce the chances of your child and family picking up any germs is for everyone to […]

BinaryBots and BLOODHOUND SSC get children revved up about technology

BinaryBots – which produces ‘smart toys’ to teach children to code – has agreed a deal with The BLOODHOUND Project to produce a replica of its SuperSonic Car (SSC) in advance of its land speed record attempt. The Cardboard2Code JetCar™ Bloodhound kit allows children to build a replica of the fastest car on the planet […]

London Grid for Learning (LGfL) drives UK’s largest rollout of anti-malware software for schools

The London Grid for Learning (LGfL) is proud to announce it is now driving what we hope will be the UK’s largest rollout of anti-malware software for schools. The not-for-profit trust which provides high-speed uncontended broadband and associated services to schools, has signed a deal with anti-malware provider Malwarebytes which will see all schools on […]

University of Exeter to save over £10 million in new partnership with TechnologyOne

The University’s Future Finance programme is targeted to deliver £1.3 million a year in savings, all of which will be reinvested into frontline academic services.  The University of Exeter, a notable research specialist and member of the Russell Group, has signed a new eight-year deal with TechnologyOne, implementing the vendor’s OneUniversity Software as a Service […]

Why Twinkl is asking schools to get behind BBC Children in Need in 2018

The online educational publisher Twinkl is partnering with BBC Children in Need this year to support schools to raise as much money as possible for disadvantaged children and young people. As Proud Schools Partner Twinkl will be providing free resources and sending materials to schools to help with fundraising, as well as doing plenty at […]

University of Exeter to save over £10 million in new partnership with TechnologyOne

The University’s Future Finance programme is targeted to deliver £1.3 million a year in savings, all of which will be reinvested into frontline academic services. 03 September 2018 – The University of Exeter, a notable research specialist and member of the Russell Group, has signed a new eight-year deal with TechnologyOne, implementing the vendor’s OneUniversity […]