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MarvellousMe collaborates with TT Rock Stars to bring school rewards schemes into the 21st century

  2nd December 2020: MarvellousMe has today announced a collaboration with Maths Circle Ltd, providers of award-winning maths learning programmes Times Table Rock Stars and NumBots, to provide schools with a cutting-edge pupil rewards scheme, which puts the power in the hands of teachers to recognise and communicate progress achievements to parents quickly.   The […]

Schools & Academies Show and the EdTech Summit Take Place Online!

The Schools & Academies Show and EdTech Summit took place last week (17th -20th November), for the first time ever as fully interactive virtual experiences. The new event format allowed attendees to peruse an online exhibition, visit the virtual Government Education Village; hosted by the Department for Education, tune-in to live panels discussions, take part […]

Celebrate Christmas Like Never Before with KidZania’s Secret Christmas Experience!

KidZania needs you to help keep the Christmas Spirit Alive! London, December 2020: The UK’s largest indoor edutainment centre, KidZania London, is preparing to re-open on the 5th December and celebrate Christmas like never before, with their exclusive Secret Christmas experience! Where is the singing? The decorations? The seasonal spirit? This year, the Grown-Up board […]

How Technology is Helping Tackle the Widening Maths Attainment Gap

With recent findings predicting maths to be the subject most affected by school closures, it’s time to harness the power of tech to address the maths attainment gap once and for all, argues Joy Deep Nath, co-founder of SplashLearn – a game-based maths programme for primary aged children that is free for all UK schools. […]

Schools across England and Wales encouraged to get involved in Census 2021

The Office for National Statistics is launching brand new educational resources to teach pupils all about the census and its importance in our national life. The ONS set up a census secondary school programme back in September to support Census 2021. The programme, developed by EVERFI EdComs, aims to teach pupils about the importance of […]

School delivers more than 22,000 live online lessons during lockdown

  Pupils only missed one days of lessons as staff worked ‘around the clock’ to pivot to a full digital curriculum within 48-hours Whilst schools and universities remained open through the second national lockdown, social distancing and other Covid-19 safety measures continue to impose a very different education environment to that of a year ago. […]

Three in five teachers fear for their safety, new research finds

Three in five teachers fear for their safety while working in schools due to COVID-19 Two in five believe schools should shut again and students return to home-schooling to protect staff and pupils One in ten say COVID-19 government guidelines for schools are not at all helpful New research1 by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical has found […]

RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN SHOWS TEACHERS TO BE EVEN MORE VALUED THAN BEFORE THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

New research highlights what people have learned about teachers An online survey commissioned by the Scottish Government, with YouGov, has found that teachers are even more valued now, than they were before the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic over eight months ago. Two-fifths (40%) of Scottish adults said that they value the role of primary and secondary […]

Students call for greater teamwork between teachers during the pandemic

  Study by Teacherly finds that almost two thirds of pupils would like teachers to work together to create online lessons to help everyone achieve their potential amid coronavirus pandemic Pupils believe schools of all reputations can learn something from each other and should work together more in delivering education during this time Derby High […]

School installs barriers to reduce risk of spreading coronavirus

A Nottinghamshire primary school has taken tough action to ensure that parents and children socially distance during drop off and pick up times, to reduce the risk of spreading Covid-19.   Lantern Lane Primary School, in Lantern Lane, East Leake, has installed steel barriers around the edge of the school, providing a two-metre gap between […]