Career change opportunity for foreign language speakers

A unique partnership between the state and independent sectors will see some of the country’s leading schools at the forefront of a national drive to recruit, train and develop more teachers of modern foreign languages. French, German and Spanish ...

PUPILS SEND QUEEN INTO SPACE TO WIN NATIONAL CODING COMPETITION

Two Manchester primary school pupils have won a national coding competition, after designing a computer game to send The Queen into space. The Year 3 pupils from Bury Catholic Prep scooped joint first prize in the Discovery Education ISA Junior ...

Head of prestigious West Sussex school joins Parsons Green Prep in Fulham.

Tim Cannell, head at The Prebendal School in Chichester, West Sussex, since 2005, has been appointed head at Parsons Green Prep in Fulham, London. Starting in September 2017, Tim will cover Mrs Helen Stavert’s maternity leave. He will take on the ...

Educater announce Rising Stars partnership

  Educater is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership which will see the Rising Stars Progression Frameworks incorporated into its STATonline primary assessment tool, enabling teachers to record pupil progress, gather evidence and plan ...

Strengthening the foundations of global education

Education experts from around the world gathered to discuss and make recommendations as part of UNESCO’s Sustainable Development Goal 4 Central topic of the event was the fragmentation of teacher training, and the impact of failing recruitment and ...

PUPILS WIN TV TOUR FOR CLASSMATES IN ROALD DAHL CENTENARY COMPETITION

Pupils from two primary schools stepped into the exciting world of television at Discovery Channel on Friday after their classmates scooped first prize in a national Roald Dahl competition. Alfie Richards, 9, from Irthlingborough Junior School in ...

SATs PREP GOES DIGITAL: PRIMARY SCHOOLS GET READY WITH DISCOVERY EDUCATION ESPRESSO

Primary schools across the UK are using an award-winning digital learning service to get pupils ready for next week’s SATs tests.   Discovery Education Espresso is helping thousands of teachers by providing dynamic online resources which keep ...

SCHOOLS GATHER AT NATIONAL DIGITAL STORYTELLING DAY

Teachers from schools across the UK gathered at Knebworth House in Hertfordshire last week to mark the start of National Share-a-Story Month. Hosted by Discovery Education on 18th April, the Digital Storytelling Day showcased the very latest tools ...

STOCKTON’S PECULIAR PAST PLAYS CENTRE STAGE…

LITTLE KNOWN facts about a Teesside town are being brought into the spotlight, thanks to The Peculiar Past of Stockton tours. From 24 April until mid-July, youngsters from schools across the town will take part in a walk which will showcase a number ...

Redcar & Cleveland College Students Secure Royal Navy Roles

Twenty-two students from Redcar & Cleveland College are celebrating taking a step closer towards securing future employment with the Royal Navy. Following a successful event held at the college, 22 uniformed public service students have now ...

School subject squeeze: education recruiter responds

  New research from teaching unions, the ATL and NUT, has found that schools are not only cutting hours of teaching for core subjects, but also stripping entire subjects from the curriculum. A survey of 1,200 union members found that almost ...

Orovia Group to Launch EduPay Software at The Academies Show London

Education software pioneers, the Orovia Group, are set to unveil their latest payroll management solution – ‘EduPay’ – at the Academies Show in ExCeL London, on 26th April, (stand number 412). Established in 2004, the now 40-strong team of designers, ...