TRAINING PROVIDERS MUST STRENGTHEN DIGITAL OFFERING TO ACCOMMODATE STUDENTS DEMANDING 24/7 ACCESS TO LEARNING

Education and training providers must embrace technology-enhanced learning solutions or risk losing out to more innovative providers, awarding organisation YMCA Awards has warned today. A newly released report from the international awarding ...

Search Begins to Find the UK’s Most Inspiring School Gardeners

  Royal Horticultural Society’s school gardening competition is now open for entries   The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is calling on school gardeners from across the country to enter the search to find the next generation of star ...

Poor white boys do worse in schools but black and Asian Muslim youngsters, girls especially, do worse for jobs

  New report finds stark ethnic and gender divide in education attainment and labour market progress   Alan Milburn: achievements at school not being translated into labour market success is a broken social mobility promise   Young people from ...

Transfer of management of Murrayfield Primary

  3 January, 2017 – Murrayfield Community Primary School in Ipswich is the latest school to be transferred to the management of Paradigm Trust. The transfer was effective from 1 January 2017.   Murrayfield, which has been in special ...

HCSS Education founder hands over the reins after dedicating over 35 years to the education sector

A leading education finance specialist is retiring from HCSS Education after contributing over 35 years of experience to the education sector. Howard Jackson, head of education and founder of HCSS Education, part of Access Group, is retiring at the ...

Manchester Metropolitan University brings stunning 10K brightness to large lecture theatres with Sony laser projectors

Background  Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the largest campus-based universities in the UK and one of the most extensive education centres in Europe. With a history dating back 150 years, the University combines both a traditional and ...

S C H O O L O F R O C K – T H E M U S I C A L

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER RELEASES FREE RIGHTS FOR SCHOOLS PERFORMANCES www.schoolofrockthemusical.co.uk   14th December 2016: Following the critically acclaimed West End opening last month of School of Rock – The Musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber ...

Northern Ireland to showcase its exciting edtech cluster at Bett 2017

For the first time there is a Northern Ireland pavilion at Bett, organised by Invest Northern Ireland The pavilion will showcase six of the region’s exciting edtech companies The aim is to promote the breadth and depth of Northern Ireland’s edtech ...

HEATHFIELD ACADEMY TRUST APPLIES FOR NEW FREE SCHOOL IN CATTERICK

Heathfield Academy Trust, a Multi-Academy Trust in Darlington, has put forward an application to the Department for Education to open a brand new free school in Catterick. Cambrai Community Primary School would be the first in the North Yorkshire ...

PUPILS INVENT NEW WONKA-INSPIRED SWEETS TO WIN ROALD DAHL CENTENARY COMPETITION

  Two primary school pupils have invented their own Wonka-inspired sweets to win a national competition marking the centenary of Roald Dahl’s birth. Alfie Richards, 8, from Irthlingborough in Northants, and Raiya Mann, 7, from London scooped the ...

Sir Ken Robinson, Heston Blumenthal and Sir Tony Robinson to speak at Bett 2017

The Bett Arena will host educators from across the globe, gathering on the show’s centre stage for a passionate, open, knowledgeable and entertaining look at how we can create a better future through education. Visitors will be given practical ...

Kortext signs up four UK universities to its digital learning platform

An innovative edtech start-up that enables students to access textbooks electronically from any device has added four UK universities to its growing customer base.   Bournemouth-based Kortext has won contracts with the University of Leeds, ...