Back to school remains a dream for 32 million children with disabilities in developing countries

4th September 2017:  As children all across the US head back to school, Light for the World calls on the government and donors in the US to increase support for children in developing countries where education still remains a dream for 32 million ...

COMPASSION IN THE CLASSROOM JUST GOT EASIER WITH PETA’S HUMANE DISSECTION GUIDE

Handbook Designed Around A-Level Biology Syllabus Details Modern and Humane Non-Animal Teaching Methods London – Just in time for the new school year, PETA is promoting “Humane Alternatives to Animal Dissection: A Practical Guide to Cutting Out ...

Research supports use of admissions testing for selecting medical undergraduates

Research by Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing on the BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) shows the value of well-designed admissions testing for undergraduate medicine, biomedical and dentistry courses. Almost 20,000 students apply to UK medical ...

Teachit Primary gives away downloadable year planner as classroom tool

Teachit Primary, suppliers of teaching resources for EYFS, KS1 and KS2, has created a unique, freely available, downloadable year planner with links to online lesson resources for 2017/2018. The planner highlights key religious and seasonal dates and ...

St Andrew’s students celebrate impressive GCSE results

  Today, many students at St Andrews Church of England School in Croydon celebrated strong GCSE results.   This year’s results saw a good number of students getting level 4’s in Maths and English.*  There has been a pleasing number of A and ...

GCSE celebrations in full swing at Altwood CofE School

Today, at Altwood Church of England School in Maidenhead, celebrations were in full swing as students received their GCSE results. 78 per cent of students achieved a pass in English, with 72 per cent achieving a pass in maths. 65 per cent of students ...

Webinars ‘United Nations style’ capture global audiences with real-time language interpretation streaming via Translate Your World For the first time, online speeches by business leaders, global trainers, universities, and Internet broadcasters ...

Specialist careers advisors ready to help families on GCSE results day

Top 5 tips for parents to help their teenagers through this testing time   The UK’s only specialist ‘pop-up’ exam helpline for students is open for worried teens and their parents receiving GCSE exam results on Thursday (Aug 24, 2017).   The ...

UK TEACHERS FIND INSPIRATION AT PRESTIGIOUS CALIFORNIA TEACHING EVENT

6 tech-savvy primary school teachers will be inspiring their pupils this term after spending part of the summer break at a celebrated teaching event in California. The Discovery Education Summer Institute is held annually in the US, and attracts ...

Altwood CofE School cements place as one of the best in the area with impressive A-Level results

Sixth Formers at Altwood Church of England School were once again celebrating impressive A-Level results. Building on the success of previous years, the 2017 results saw a pass rate of 98 per cent, with a remarkable 35 per cent of entries achieving ...

Langdon Park students celebrate impressive A-Levels

Today, students at Langdon Park School in Poplar, London, were once again celebrating impressive A-Level results.   Building on the success of previous years, this year’s results saw a remarkable 20 per cent of entries achieving A* or A grades, ...

The rise of the invisible classroom

Tutoring might be one of the world’s oldest professions but it cannot escape the rising “Uberisation” of modern life. Plato tutored Dionysius, ruler of Syracuse, while Aristotle instructed Alexander the Great. But students and ...