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Calling all young explorers!

Children get chance to visit a wind farm, dairy farm and factory without leaving the classroom      Nestlé has developed an interactive virtual school trips platform for children aged 7-12.   The three trips are presented by well-known children’s TV presenter, Rhys Stephenson.    The online sessions, created with Nestlé’s partners Community Windpower and First Milk, are […]

Kajeet Digital Inclusion Grant 2021 Winners Announced

Kajeet UK Ltd is pleased to announce the 5 selected grant recipients of the 2021 Digital Inclusion Grant. Grant recipients 2021 “For their dedication and ongoing work to close the digital divide within education” Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Llangynwyd, Wales Shirley High School, Croydon Kings Langley School, Hertfordshire Capital City Academy, London John Leggott College, North Lincolnshire The Digital Inclusion Grant […]

Keep pupils active this summer with Public Health England and Disney’s 10 Minute Shake Ups

Research suggests that keeping active with regular exercise links to positive effects on pupils’ wellbeing Evidence suggests that regular physical activity can have a positive impact on pupils’ mental wellbeing1. Increasing activity, both at home and in school, has been shown to make pupils feel better, help improve their performance at school, and develop important […]

Encouragement from schools is the biggest motivator in choosing a career in tech, with girls more likely to be influenced by role models

14% of students were encouraged to pursue a tech career by their parents, 11% were motivated by an industry role model   With many students now approaching their graduation at the end of the school term, recent research has found that the most significant motivator for career direction among 18-24-year-olds is being encouraged by their […]

Estonian EdTech Respiray’s wearable air purifier device helps protect teachers from bacteria and viruses

Estonian EdTech Respiray’s wearable air purifier enables teachers and educators to remain protected from viruses and bacteria in school classrooms. This level of UV-C protection means schools can remain open during potential rises in COVID-19 infections. Countries worldwide responded to teaching during the pandemic via remote learning. Still, despite the herculean and heroic efforts performed […]

Bursary boost for female tech students

Women interested in studying computer science have been able to apply for a bursary worth £12,000 – the first of its kind ever offered at Nottingham Trent University.   The bursary was set up by leading B2B technology solutions provider Jigsaw24 to create a new opportunity for a female student from a lower-income household.    The […]

Schools must not rely on children being vaccinated to curb Covid infections

The ‘theatre’ of technological solutions can provide further reassurance and reminders to staff and pupils to maintain high hygiene levels   As the government looks at scrapping the rules around groups of pupils having to self-isolate if a single member of their bubble tests positive for coronavirus, schools must go further to mitigate the risk […]