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1,000 schools sign up to Plastic Clever Schools

OVER 1,000 schools- including 951 in the UK- have signed up to Plastic Clever Schools, a student-led challenge that equips and empowers children to help stop the flow of plastic pollution, starting with their schools. In the UK, 78 percent of parents believe children should be taught more about plastic pollution and other environmental issues […]

Unlocking potential – careers advice for neurodiverse young people By Oli Masters

With the most recent figures showing only 29% of autistic people in employment1, Oli Masters, Regional Careers Advisor, Outcomes First Group, shares his expertise in re-engaging neurodiverse young people, igniting their aspirations, and preparing them for a productive and fulfilling future.   The latest official statistics from The Buckland Review of Autism Employment (2024) show […]

Addressing the Recruitment and Retention Crisis in Education: A Call for Systemic Change

  Over the past few years, the education sector has been facing significant recruitment and retention challenges. In fact, recent reports show a significant rise in the number of teachers leaving education, with an estimated increase of 44% in 2022/23 compared to the previous year.   Exacerbated by increased workload pressures post-pandemic, teachers’ working hours […]

Tes Schools Awards 2024 winners announced

  The winners of the Tes School Awards 2024 have been revealed over the course of the biggest awards night in the education calendar, during a glamorous event attended by educators from across the whole of the UK. The prestigious awards, now in the 16th year and dubbed the ‘Oscars of education’, saw shortlisted teachers […]

Pioneering Behavioural Policy Embraced in Midlands School

It’s widely accepted that children need consequences to distinguish right from wrong and to grow into well-rounded individuals, however shame-inducing measures such as behaviour charts can lead a child to believe that they are somehow a ‘bad’ child, colouring their attitude and approach across their entire school career.   St. George’s Primary School in Telford, […]

Computeam is offering a free comprehensive assessment to schools to identify outdated systems and ensure their hardware is compatible with the Windows 11 upgrade

In partnership with Acer, Computeam is offering a free comprehensive assessment on school technology hardware and software systems ahead of Windows 10 support ending in October 2025 and Windows 11 taking over.   Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will soon reach the end of its support lifecycle, therefore, school systems will no longer be using […]

The essential guide for parents: Educating your children about vaping

Over the years, vaping has emerged as a popular alternative to smoking, especially among adults seeking a less harmful option. In 2022, a study by the International Tobacco Control found that 24% of people aged 16-to-19 years in England reported having vaped in the past 30 days. The prevalence of underage vaping in the UK […]

Discovery Education Launches DoodleLearning Summer Challenge

Global edtech leader Discovery Education today launched a new digital learning challenge to motivate children during the school holidays and prevent summer learning loss. The DoodleLearning Summer Challenge encourages children to practise maths and English for just a few minutes each day during July and August, using the award-winning DoodleMaths and DoodleEnglish apps. Designed to […]

Educators Can Dine for Less with a Free Tastecard Membership

  All education staff can now get a free 12-month Tastecard, halving their annual spend on dining out and so much more. Usually priced at £79.99, the saving potential is huge. Plus you’ll be entitled to a heavily reduced renewal price of £29.99 if you enjoy your first year of savings. Who can get a […]