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DfE launches Prevent Duty Self-Assessment Tool to help schools safeguard children from radicalisation and extremism

  The Department for Education has released its new Prevent Duty Self-Assessment Tool for Schools – an easy-to-use resource designed to help Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) and wider Senior Leadership Teams (SLTs) implement the Prevent duty to safeguard children and young people from radicalisation and extremism. This new tool, developed in collaboration with edtech charity […]

Bournemouth Pupils Use Technology To Unite for Anti-Bullying Week

  Bournemouth school children have been celebrating Anti-Bullying Week by using the latest in educational technology to learn about friendships, kindness and how to stay safe online.    Pupils from Kingsleigh Primary School took part in a week of special activities to mark the event, which included using digital resources from Discovery Education Espresso . […]

VIP’s cut the ribbon on Eastbourne’s new SEND school

  Morgan Sindall Construction’s Southern Home Counties business celebrated the completion of Eastbourne’s new special educational needs (SEN) school, Summerdown, with an opening ceremony on the 22nd of November.    Procured through the Department for Education (DfE) framework, the event marked the final milestone of the new multi-faceted building which has been built for the Department of Education on behalf of East Sussex County Council (ESCC).     Several key stakeholders from Morgan Sindall […]

National Institute of Teaching publishes first phase of inaugural research on mentoring for teachers

The National Institute of Teaching (NIoT) has published the first phase of its inaugural research project, ‘Mentoring and coaching trainee and early career teachers: conceptual review and current practice survey’. The aim of the research function of NIoT is to find workable and evidence-based solutions for the most urgent and complex teacher professional development challenges […]

From pitch to classroom: storytelling platform launches free live football themed learning

  Following the buzz surrounding the kick off to the FIFA World Cup, immersive storytelling platform, Lyfta, is launching free live lessons to stream into classrooms across the UK, themed around the positive values that sport encourages including resilience, leadership and teamwork. The interactive 30 minutes live streamed lessons take place on 30th November and […]

The Blair Project seeking teams for ultimate motorsport STEM competition

  The Blair Project, a Manchester-based provider of STEM education for young people and adults, is seeking secondary schools, colleges and youth clubs across Greater Manchester to register for its upcoming ProtoEV STEM Challenge.   Set to launch in January 2023, the ProtoEV STEM Challenge gives young people from ages 11 to 19 the opportunity […]