Bright poor kids with the same GCSEs as their wealthier neighbours are far less likely to go to university

  New report finds social background has a negative impact on educational choices made by children at the age of 16   Bright children from poorer backgrounds are far less likely to go to university or study A-levels that could get them into top ...

Changing mindsets at Bett 2017:

EDLounge to unveil two exciting new resources EDLounge to unveil two exciting new resources at Bett 2017: EDExam and EDQuals EDExams is an all-in-one online exam and assessment platform that allows any size organisation or governing body requiring ...

The demand for mandatory SRE is now deafening… The government can no longer ignore this safeguarding necessity’

This morning, a public letter to Justine Greening has asked her to “consider the consequences of failing to act” on making Sex and Relationships Education statutory in all schools. The letter is signed by the Chairs of five Select Committees, ...

CDG SECURES NEW CONTRACTS IN THE EDUCATION SECTOR

  Catering Design Group (CDG), the award-winning restaurant and commercial kitchen design company, has won a new contract with The Beacon – independent day school for boys, whilst also being re-commissioned by Kingston University.   The ...

Education initiative HundrED grows and goes global

As part of the expansion, HundrED has opened a London office to reach a wider international audience The project has announced a series of seminars to take place next year to include the key insights from across the world Talks are currently ongoing ...

Explore Learning named Private Tuition Centre Operator of the year for third year running

(30th November 2016) Explore Learning is celebrating after being crowned ‘Private tuition centre operator’ of the year for a third year running in the prestigious EducationInvestor Awards.  The company, which provides inspiring English and maths ...

PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS SEE A DIGITAL FUTURE FOR THEIR PUPILS – BUT THEY FEEL UNDER-EQUIPPED TO PREPARE THEM FOR IT

GB primary school teachers feel strongly that tech literacy will underpin their pupils’ futures, according to a new study from BT and Ipsos MORI. 78% think it’s as important as reading and writing, and 92% say tech skills will be needed for all ...

Sony Professional Solutions Europe to showcase its latest education solutions at BETT 2017

London (Excel, Hall/Stand: B250) – November 25th, 2016: The way students learn and educators teach is changing at an unprecedented pace, with 49% of educators believing the foreseeable future will bring significant changes to the way they teach*. The ...

EasyPeasy Raises Seed Capital to Reduce the School-Readiness Gap

London, United Kingdom – EasyPeasy, a leading provider of school readiness solutions, announced today that it has completed a seed capital fundraising round with the help of ClearlySo, Europe’s leading impact investment bank. EasyPeasy plans to use ...

Savings clubs and financial education in primary schools to be expanded

London, UK: A network of savings clubs and financial education in primary schools across England was formally launched on the 24th November with backing from the Archbishop of Canterbury.   LifeSavers, a programme promoting financial education ...

Synel UK provide innovative solution for parents

  As parents’ concerns for safety & truancy are increasing, cutting-edge Student Smartphone App, EduReg School APP by Synel UK provides an innovative solution Attendance scores are dropping and complaints about the safety of children are ...

BUCKS PUPIL WINS NATIONAL COMPETITION AND DISCOVERY CHANNEL TOUR FOR CLASSMATES

Pupils from a High Wycombe primary school stepped behind the camera at Discovery Channel on Friday, after their classmate scooped first prize in a national competition. Lauren Croucher from Hughenden Primary School was the winner of the Make Your ...