EMPLOYERS REVEAL TOP PERSONAL SKILLS THEY SEEK IN YOUNG PEOPLE

UK employers value more than just work-related skills in young people coming out of the education system and into the workplace, according to a study by education charity Central YMCA. The survey of senior managers at more than 200 businesses ...

Cambridge Mathematics collaborates with China on international mathematics education

Lynne McClure, Director of Cambridge Mathematics, has spent a week in Beijing visiting leading policy makers to discuss how the UK and China can collaborate to create a mathematics education that benefits students from all countries and backgrounds – ...

eSports: More than just a game

PlayStation and Digital Schoolhouse reveal the career potential in games Ukie’s creative computing initiative, Digital Schoolhouse, powered by PlayStation, hosted its eSports Tournament Grand Final with Gfinity on Tuesday 4 April, as part of the ...

BAREFOOT BOOST FOR COMPUTING SCIENCE IN WELSH PRIMARY SCHOOLS

  Calls for Welsh primary schools to sign up to project aimed at inspiring next generation of digital entrepreneurs   A new national project to help boost the computing skills of Welsh primary school children has been launched today (Weds 5 ...

CXK’S CAREER GUIDANCE RECOGNISED AS ‘GOOD’ IN LATEST OFSTED REPORT

CXK, the leading provider of vocational advice and support to schools and colleges across the south-east, has been recognised as ‘Good’ following an Ofsted inspection of the National Careers Service. The Ashford-based charity is a prime contractor of ...

Dangerous liaisons in schools

With reports of violence in schools increasing, Klaus Allion, Managing Director at ANT Telecom, examines what schools are doing to protect their staff. His school report? Could do better.   The 2014 murder of Leeds school teacher Ann McGuire at ...

UK students working with IceCube Neutrino Observatory to examine radiation in Antarctica

5 April 2017: Students from Tapton School in Sheffield are now working with the University of Wisconsin and the IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica as part of the “IcePix” project, run by the Institute for Research in Schools (IRIS). Using ...

Technology Firm Weduc Recognises Durham School’s Digital Leadership

Lanchester EP Primary School in County Durham was today recognised by education technology firm Weduc for its commitment to Digital Leadership.  In a special school assembly, Weduc Commercial Director Tim O’Keefe awarded a 42” Smart TV to the ...

Bolesworth invite schools to 2017 International Horse Show for FREE!

The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show, which takes place from 14th to 18th June this year, located 10 miles south of Chester, is fast becoming the UK’s most high profile Showjumping event. Offering wide-ranging entertainment, the team is ...

Premier League launches most ambitious community programme in aim to connect with 10,000 primary schools by 2019

Premier League Primary Stars will provide free curriculum-linked teaching resources for girls and boys aged 5-11 Free to download lesson plans, activities and video content are designed to inspire learning in Maths, English, PE and Personal, Social, ...

38 per cent of students ‘reaching their limit’ when it comes to exams

April 2017: A recent survey of 15-17 year olds has revealed that 86 per cent of students feel some level of stress during revision season, with 36 per cent saying they’re reaching their limit or feel completely overwhelmed. Over 46 per cent of ...

Could lessons in the garden create a nation of healthy eaters?

  Parents and experts call for gardening to be taught at school 9 out of 10 children are not getting their 5-a-day No funding available for gardening education I in 4 UK primary schools to benefit from new campaign   OVER a third of UK parents are ...