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Tree – mendous – Wesleyan grant to create four sustainable UK Woodlands

Wesleyan, the Birmingham-based financial services mutual, has donated £25,000 to Small Woods Association (SWA) to create four sustainable woodlands across the UK. The partnership between Wesleyan and the SWA, based in Telford, will produce four woodlands designed to benefit local communities’ health, wellbeing and education in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The first woodland […]

Digital Workspace becomes top IT priority for education sector, Softcat report reveals

80% of education organisations are prioritising Digital Workspace solutions in the year ahead –   22% now say sustainability is key to their IT decision making –     A new report from Softcat offers an exclusive snapshot of the education IT landscape and what technologies organisations are prioritising in the year ahead.     The findings are based on the views of nearly 1,250 organisations in the UK and Ireland, across 23 industries including education.    Looking at a […]

New guidance launched to help schools improve children’s money skills

New financial education guidance for primary and secondary schools in England has been launched today, with the support of the Department for Education (DfE). The guidance, which has been developed by the(MaPS) in its role as coordinator of the 10-year UK Strategy for Financial Wellbeing, is aimed at encouraging conversations about money in the classroom […]

RESEARCH FINDS 97% OF TEACHERS STRESS THE IMPORTANCE OF FINANCIAL EDUCATION

As Talk Money Week commences (8-12 Nov) a teacher-driven research study from EVERFI, a leading education company committed to closing the education gaps that lead to long-term inequality, in partnership with popular app Teacher Tapp, has discovered that a resounding 97% of teachers feel that it’s important to teach financial education to students in the […]

ZEISS Digital Classroom Sevenoaks School, UK

Sevenoaks School is a prestigious independent school set in a beautiful, 100-acre campus in  the Kent countryside. The school’s new state-of-the-art Science and Technology Centre, with  its sunlit atrium, was described by the Royal Institute of British Architects as “a great cathedral of a space, full of life and light”. It is here that the […]

450 UK Primary Schools Begin ‘I Can’t To I Can’ Mental Wellbeing Challenge Ahead Of Anti-Bullying Week

450 UK schools start I Can’t to I Can mental wellbeing challenge on 8th November to build self-confidence, resilience and self-esteem mental ahead of Anti-Bullying Week The 5-day Challenge was created as a response to anxiety pandemic amongst young people during these uncertain times Half of all mental health conditions present themselves by the time […]

OKdo partners with LEGO® Education to retail enhanced STEAM education products

OKdo, trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions, has announced partnered with LEGO® Education as an authorised reseller of LEGO® Education products in the UK. The partnership will see OKdo offer six LEGO® Education sets initially, all of which promote STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts […]