Leadership and innovation: The 2017 National Education Technology Conference

  The National Education Technology conference is to be held by Naace in Leicester on 28 – 29 March 2017 Speakers include Lee Parkinson (@ICT_MrP), Dughall McCormick, Patrick Hayes, Steve Moss, Jon Tait and many more The conference will examine ...

Today’s digital classrooms supported by LEGO® Education software and curriculum material available to download for free

WeDo 2.0 teaches computing in the context of science at Key Stage 2 and LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 is an engineering and robotics solution for Key Stage 3 and 4 pupils LEGO® Education has announced that its software, curriculum material, ...

FGM: Is it a British priority?

Watch video interview with Sam Preston here: www.ssscpd.co.uk/FGM   On International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM 2017, Sam Preston, Safeguarding Director at SSS Learning asks the big question: is this really a British priority?   Over 130 million ...

REAL Voices – resource from the London Grid for Learning brings stories of Syrian refugees to the classroom

Engaging young people in the discussion around the ongoing refugee crisis can be a difficult task for UK teachers and one in which they can feel unprepared or lacking in resources. In order to help facilitate discussion, whilst remaining aware of the ...

North of England’s biggest Digital Skills Festival returns to Manchester

The biggest Digital Skills Festival in the North of England returns to Manchester next month to showcase the best and brightest talent the industry has to offer. Organised by independent digital trade association, Manchester Digital, the four-day ...

LESSONS FOR INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS

When world trade is in an economic downturn countries around the world look to ensuring employment of the population and manufacturing is the key. GEMS Education in Al Khail delivers high quality education with an international outlook – ...

One million children across England have benefitted from access to arts and culture through Artsmark

Since re-launching in October 2015, Artsmark has now reached one million pupils through over 2,500 schools across England. Artsmark is the Arts Council’s flagship award for schools. Re-launched in 2015 with a simplified structure, Artsmark champions ...

Major new report: school inspections ‘almost totally neglect’ PSHE and SRE

The teaching of personal, social, health, and economic education (PSHE) and sex and relationships education (SRE) in English schools is being ‘fatally neglected’ by inspectors, a major new report by the British Humanist Association (BHA) has revealed ...

North of England’s biggest Digital Skills Festival returns to Manchester

The biggest Digital Skills Festival in the North of England returns to Manchester next month to showcase the best and brightest talent the industry has to offer. Organised by independent digital trade association, Manchester Digital, the four-day ...

Studytracks partners with prestigious music and business figures to take app to the next level

Studytracks has announced that Cathy Guetta, Fay Arjomandi and Raphael Aflalo have joined the edtech startup’s advisory board with the aim of continuing its rapid development, including plans to partner with renowned music artists. Cathy Guetta and ...

MIT’s Curious Learning takes literacy learning global

30 January 2017: Global literacy project Curious Learning is on a mission to bring 100 million children to fluent literacy by 2025 by utilising mobile technology for learning.   Created by leading researchers from MIT Media Lab (Massachusetts ...

NORTH EAST MINECRAFT FESTIVAL WILL TEACH PARENTS COMPUTER SAFETY…

A festival celebrating one of the most successful video games will help North East parents to keep their youngsters safe online. Nethermined – an unofficial event around the game Minecraft – will be held in Newcastle for the third time on Feb 11-12 ...