Study proves benefit of natural daylight and fresh air circulation

The Impact of Daylight and Fresh Air in Classrooms – Whitesales Legislation passed in 2014 which covers solar heat gain, natural light and CO2 emissions gives guidance on the levels of daylight that all public spaces must adhere to, as well as ...

DISCOVERY EDUCATION TO HOST DIGITAL STORYTELLING DAY FOR SCHOOLS

‘Day of Discovery’ on 18th April will mark the start of National Share a Story Month Teachers from schools across the UK will gather at Knebworth House in Hertfordshire next month for a day of digital storytelling. Hosted by Discovery Education, the ...

Education recruiter responds to drop in teacher training

The latest figures from the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), show that acceptances to teacher training courses for this year have dropped by 7%. Only 26,000 individuals were accepted on to teacher training courses for 2016-2017, ...

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 ...

Dyspraxia and dyslexia explained and embraced in lively series of illustrated children’s books

Vibrant and educational collection of children’s illustrated stories exploring, and embracing, differences—from autism to dyspraxia and dyslexia— hoping to promote positive and lively discussions both at home and in school on neurodiversity.    ...

MARVELLOUS MONSTERS AT LONGLEAT

  From giant, animatronic insects and hands-on bug sessions, to creepy crawly workshops and bug-themed films, Longleat is set to be overrun by all things insectile this Easter (8th April).   ‘Marvellous Monsters’, which runs until October ...

London Grid for Learning wins ERA Award for online-safety resource ‘CyberPass’

LGfL’s diagnostic online-safety tool CyberPass has received a prestigious 2017 Education Resources Award in the key category ‘Primary Resource or Equipment (including ICT)’   Educational not-for-profit the London Grid for ...

First student eSports tournament hits London with PlayStation’s backing

Digital Schoolhouse, powered by PlayStation, has launched an eSports Tournament designed to inspire students by exposing them to careers within the video games, eSports and creative industries. Taking place on Tuesday 4 April at the Gfinity London ...

Budget 2017: reaction

Comments to be by-lined to Rosi Prescott, CEO of leading education, health and wellbeing charity, Central YMCA “As an organisation that has helped steer many thousands of young people through an apprenticeship, the announcement by the Chancellor ...

SCHOOLCHILDREN ACROSS THE COUNTRY GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO ATTEND THE WORLD PARA ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS LONDON 2017

Double Paralympic champion Libby Clegg launches nationwide schools ticket offer for the World Para Athletics Championships (14-23 July) The success of the London schools ticket offer and demand for 90,000 tickets has resulted in the initiative being ...

PPG LAUNCHES NEW MASTERCLASS WITH THE NATIONAL SPACE ACADEMY TO BRING COLOUR TO CHEMISTRY

PPG has partnered with the National Space Academy to inspire young people to pursue STEM and space-sector careers through a series of chemistry masterclasses.   To launch the programme, PPG hosted an exclusive preview event at its UK ...

BRITISH THORNTON MAKES LATEST TRUDY FURNITURE LAUNCH CHILD’S PLAY

NEW TRUDY FURNITURE IS UK’S FIRST ANTI-BACTERIAL NURSERY RANGE   3 March 2017   The country’s largest educational furniture manufacturer, British Thornton, has launched the UK’s first full range of antibacterial furniture into the highly competitive ...