Online learning provider launches sexual consent course for FE students and staff

The Skills Network is supporting schools and colleges following Ofsted’s updated FE and Skills Handbook  Online learning provider, The Skills Network, has developed and launched a new Sexual Consent course this month (July) aimed at further ...

“School holidays feel no different to lockdown”

Young people worried about loneliness this summer, finds mental health charity, Mind   The start of the summer holiday could feel like another lockdown for many young people with mental health problems, says leading mental health charity,. ...

University of Birmingham invests in largest ZEISS Digital Classroom in Europe

176 state-of-the-art ZEISS microscopes are partnered with the award winning Labscope teaching software   The University of Birmingham cemented its position as a pioneer of cutting-edge education in 2018 with the creation of the largest digital ...

Educators can now access premium video through Alamy

Alamy, PA Media Group’s stock image business has partnered with Pond5 to provide over 6 million premium videos for education and creative customers around the world.   In 2016, the Universal Journal of Educational Research found that using ...

Calling all young explorers!

Children get chance to visit a wind farm, dairy farm and factory without leaving the classroom      Nestlé has developed an interactive virtual school trips platform for children aged 7-12.   The three trips are ...

Kajeet Digital Inclusion Grant 2021 Winners Announced

Kajeet UK Ltd is pleased to announce the 5 selected grant recipients of the 2021 Digital Inclusion Grant. Grant recipients 2021 “For their dedication and ongoing work to close the digital divide within education” Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Llangynwyd,; ...

Keep pupils active this summer with Public Health England and Disney’s 10 Minute Shake Ups

Research suggests that keeping active with regular exercise links to positive effects on pupils’ wellbeing Evidence suggests that regular physical activity can have a positive impact on pupils’ mental wellbeing1. Increasing activity, both at home ...

Encouragement from schools is the biggest motivator in choosing a career in tech, with girls more likely to be influenced by role models

14% of students were encouraged to pursue a tech career by their parents, 11% were motivated by an industry role model   With many students now approaching their graduation at the end of the school term, recent research has found that the most ...

The majority of teachers and educators do not believe science education is fit for the future

Furthermore, fewer than half of the respondents (46 per cent) who took part in The Evolution of Science Education survey by Oxford University Press believe that the science curriculum in their country prepares children for the challenges our world ...

Classroom space: Why it’s the right time to think about organisation.

Since the start of the pandemic, the education sector has seen a dramatic change to teaching with local authorities advising schools and colleges on COVID guidelines. And with the educational financial year coming to an end in July, now is the time ...

Estonian EdTech Respiray’s wearable air purifier device helps protect teachers from bacteria and viruses

Estonian EdTech Respiray’s wearable air purifier enables teachers and educators to remain protected from viruses and bacteria in school classrooms. This level of UV-C protection means schools can remain open during potential rises in COVID-19 ...