To See Or Not To See; The Shakespeare Schools Festival At The Civic

The Civic presents Shakespeare Schools Festival, All the World’s Our Stage   The Civic brings the largest youth drama festival in the UK to Barnsley. Abridged Shakespeare plays will be performed by local schools, showcasing an interpretation of ...

4 Secrets of Successful Lesson Plans – By www.theeducator.com

Courtesy of the superb www.theeducator.com One of the secrets of successful lesson plans is how you decide to structure them. Lessons should have a mixture of activities and time for students to be involved in collaborative group work. One thing that ...

Sir Lenny Henry launches On Demand in Schools Primary

Sir Lenny Henry today launched On Demand in Schools Primary at Shenley Academy, Birmingham.  On Demand in Schools Primary is the second phase of the National Theatre’s digital initiative offering acclaimed curriculum-linked productions free of ...

BUILD-ON-BUILD – A TALL SOLUTION TO UK’S DIMINISHING DEVELOPMENT SPACE

As building space in our towns, cities and countryside becomes ever more premium, perhaps it’s time – in construction terms at least – we stopped thinking big, and started thinking taller. Erecting buildings on top of existing structures ...

GENDER PAY GAP AT 26.7 PER CENT FOR EDUCATION SECTOR

  ONS statistics show the gender pay gap has narrowed to 18.1 per cent   National gender pay gap now lowest on record – 18.1 per cent   Lowest gender pay gap since the survey began in 1997, when the gap for all employees was 27.5% The Minister ...

Parent Zone and Securus join forces to help schools meet KCSIE duties

November 2016, London Parent Zone and Securus join forces to help schools meet KCSIE duties Parent Zone has joined forces with leading e-Safety software and monitoring company Securus to help secondary schools comply with the Department for ...

Spanish e-learning startup partners with the world’s open source learning platform to deliver first-class edtech solutions.

3rd November 2016   Moodle continues its mission of providing educators and learners with powerful and flexible learning tools through its partnership with Inserver E-Learning Factory in Spain.   Today, Moodle – the world’s open source learning ...

NEW GUIDELINES PUBLISHED FOR BUSINESSES TO REDUCE PRIMARY EDUCATION ‘BLIND SPOT’

Prudential UK, Business in the Community (BITC), and the CBI have collaborated to produce new guidelines for businesses to help increase their involvement with the primary education sector.   The report, Principles & Practices for Primary ...

We NEED parents reading at home with children, say UK teachers

  BookTrust relaunches Children’s Book Week for schools and families to help avoid a generation of non-readers 01/11 2016 – BookTrust, the largest children’s reading charity in Britain today relaunches Children’s Book Week in a bid to help ...

Bett 2017 shines the spotlight on education game changers

  Bett is returning to ExCel London from 25 to 28 January 2017 The focus of the show is on game changers and best practice within education Bett Futures returns to nurture edtech start-ups The Higher Education Leaders Summit and School Leaders ...

Brand new international e-Assessment Awards programme launched

The e-Assessment Association has announced the launch of a brand new awards programme to celebrate the use of technology to enhance assessment worldwide.   United Kingdom, November 1st 2016 – The first international e-Assessment Awards programme ...

Primary School Homework: Is there any Point?

By Rachel Andersson courtesy of the superb www.theeducator.com The issue of Primary school homework is one of the most contentious in education. A quick scan of the newspapers and social networking sites reveals an ongoing debate that never seems to ...