Freedesk AB unveils further products for quality of life improvements to everyday activities

With two new product launches, Freedesk AB (“Freedesk”) is now broadening its range of products to further contribute to an active, productive and healthy everyday life. With Freedesk Personal Space and Freedesk Lap Top Stand, the potential for ...

Shabby Schools Are Failing Students & Teachers According To Education Sector Boss

New Research Reveals Major Decline in Spend on Learning Environments    The head of one of the UK’s leading education sector suppliers has said that a growing number of ‘shabby schools’ across the UK are not only failing pupils but are contributing ...

New research reveals big drop off in poor children’s progress at secondary school

  Gap between poor pupils’ attainment at primary and secondary school is worsening Milburn: Closing the gap must be a ‘top of mind’ for schools and Government should set a new target for progress   Children from poor backgrounds experience ...

Finalists announced for the first international e-Assessment Awards

  Shortlisted finalists announced by The e-Assessment Association. The e-Assessment Association launched the brand new awards programme to celebrate the use of technology to enhance assessment worldwide. Sheer number of award entries reflects ...

Start-ups take the global education community by storm at Bett Futures

Bett, the leading global education event, took the international community by storm when it hosted its 33rd show at ExCeL London last month. Part of the event’s appeal is the way it can be used as a platform for new and emerging companies to launch ...

IMPROVED TEACHER CONFIDENCE HELPS ONE MILLION UK KIDS

BT plans to help five million young people by 2020 as part of its pledge to help build a culture of tech literacy for the nation   More than one million primary school pupils across the UK have now been reached through an education programme run by ...

Inspirational education

  Bett 2017 continues to support the development of educational standards Organisers of the world’s largest education show, has announced that, once again, Bett 2017 has surpassed all previous years. 35,000 people from the worldwide education ...

KAJIMA COMPLETES HANDOVER OF SEVEN NEW SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN £135 MILLION PROJECT

Part of the Priority School Building Programme the project provides over 8,000 pupils with new purpose-built schools 16 February 2017 – Award-winning developer and investor, Kajima is pleased to announce the completion of all seven education ...

Learning outside the classroom equals improved academic results – why don’t more schools run residential trips?

Sam Seward is Managing Director of Edwin Doran Sports Tours, an LOtC1 accredited provider of sports-based learning outside the classroom. Schools take on average 2.7 residential trips a year, resulting in higher academic achievement – so why aren’t ...

LEARNER USE OF SMARTPHONE DEVICES FOR STUDIES ON THE RISE

Almost half of students are using smartphones regularly to assist in their studies, according to a new report exploring the proliferation of technology in education. The report, from international awarding organisation YMCA Awards, also revealed that ...

Raymond Briggs wins BookTrust 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

9th February 2017 – Raymond Briggs, the iconic children’s author and illustrator – famed for The Snowman, Fungus the Bogeyman and Ethel and Ernest, his graphic novel/animated film for adults, has been awarded the prestigious BookTrust Lifetime ...

NO THANKS FROM BRITISH BOSSES FOR EDUCATION WORKERS

73% of education workers do not receive a regular thanks for their work Despite 91% of workers in education saying they feel more loyal to companies that do so regularly   MORE than half of bosses in education are failing to recognise the impact ...