NASBTT hails Early Career Framework but warns it could “fail to deliver all its promises” without funding

Emma Hollis, Executive Director of the National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers (NASBTT), has used her opening speech at the organisation’s annual conference to hail the Early Career Framework (ECF) as the “most critical initiative” yet ...

NESTLÉ WATERS UK JOINS FORCES WITH RECOUP AND WASTEBUSTER TO DEVELOP PLASTICS RECYCLING EDUCATION PROGRAMME FOR UK SCHOOLS

  Recycling Education Programme, R-Generation, is widening its reach for 2018, and will now be available to every primary and secondary school in the UK. Following its launch in 2016, Nestlé Waters UK is continuing its partnership with recycling ...

Voyager School Travel launches Normandy Adventure

Leading school trip organiser reports strong rebookings for total immersion MFL breaks A new Normandy adventure heads up the news from Voyager School Travel (01273 827327; www.voyagerschooltravel.com). Plus the leading provider of language-immersion ...

PUPIL ‘MAKES WORLD BIGGER’ TO WIN UK-WIDE DIGITAL CHALLENGE

A Monmouth pupil is celebrating after winning one of the top prizes in a popular annual challenge for primary schools. Alice Shaw, 9, from Monmouth School Girls’ Prep has been announced as a winner of Make Your World Bigger 2018, a video challenge ...

Beaulieu Park Primary School opens as part of Essex’s first all-ages school

  October 16 – The official opening of Beaulieu Park Primary School took place last Friday (12 October), marking an important milestone in progress to build the county’s first all-ages school. Several dignitaries from across Chelmsford ...

One in four UK gender pay gap reports found to be non-compliant

Analysis undertaken by workforce data analytics specialists Staffmetrix, has shown that one in four organisations that have submitted gender pay gap reports for the 2018/19 reporting period failed to submit reports that conform to UK government ...

Global #GirlsInAI event set to empower the next generation of Ada Lovelaces

Acorn Aspirations, the award-winning social impact enterprise, is partnering with Mastercard and Microsoft to run a global tech bootcamp for young women aged 11-18 years in London and San Francisco over the weekend of 13th – 14th October 2018. ...

Pupils from Skelmersdale Primary School star in international hygiene exhibition

Children from a primary school near Essity’s Skelmersdale and Tawd manufacturing sites have starred in an international photography exhibition to promote the importance of hygiene in schools. Little Digmoor Primary School recently hosted renowned ...

Next stop – library!

VEKA helps local school start new chapter Industry-leading PVC-U systems supplier VEKA Group, has transformed a double decker bus into an inspirational reading space for a local primary school, after it won thousands of online votes. Children at ...

Cyber security in education – By Andy Samsonoff, CEO of Invinsec

What springs to mind when you think of cyber security in education? It might be the responsibility to protect the data schools hold on pupils, staff and parents, including sensitive details such as medical, banking and pension information. Or perhaps ...

West Sussex-based special school extends provision in response to rising demand for social, emotional and mental health support

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British Food Fortnight firmly on school calendar

Each year hundreds of schools, colleges and children’s clubs take part in British Food Fortnight using it as a learning tool to get students excited about the diversity of food we have in this country and how to cook it. This year was no exception. ...