Multi-Academy Trusts spend less on expenses and more on teaching staff

Secondary schools within MATs are spending £49 per pupil less on running expenses than LA schools MATs spend £23 more per pupil on teaching staff at primary level than LA schools Further savings made when geographic “clusters” of MAT schools reach ...

NAME CHANGE FOR HEATHFIELD ACADEMY TRUST TO REFLECT CONTINUED GROWTH

Heathfield Academy Trust has changed its name to Lingfield Education Trust to reflect its continued growth plans. The Darlington-based Multi-Academy Trust, which is comprised of five local schools and recently put forward an application to open a ...

BETT 2017: DISCOVERY EDUCATION PRESENTS SIR TONY ROBINSON AND ED STAFFORD

  Broadcasters will speak in the Bett Arena on Thursday 26th January and join Discovery Education stand F200   The world’s biggest education technology fair is just days away, and Discovery Education is delighted to be partnering with two ...

Northern Grid for Learning helps schools in the North East avoid broadband disruption

The BT Broadband Contract for schools in the North East will cease in July 2017, but Northern Grid for Learning (NGfL) will continue to provide schools with E-Safety support as they do now NGfL is providing guidance and advice to its schools ahead of ...

Pupils online: National survey of 19,000 UK pupils reveals new trends in children’s internet use

The results of a national pupil survey on internet use will be released on 30 January 2017 ahead of Safer Internet Day, taking data from 60 schools and 19,000 pupils Primary-aged pupils are more frequently using tablets and smartphones to access the ...

Maynooth University future proofs its campus

Background Maynooth University is internationally recognised for its quality of research & scholarship, as well as the dedication and commitment to teaching its students. Part of the NUI and formally established as an autonomous university in ...

Studytracks: Disrupting education at Bett 2017

Studytracks will make its Bett debut in the Futures area on Stand BFS50 Studytracks has been shortlisted for the Innovation in ICT and Secondary Digital Content awards Ivor Novello Award winner and Studytracks founder, George Hammond-Hagan, will be ...

Edtech startup to launch app to close literacy gap at Bett 2017

24 January 2017: Edtech startup, Zaprendo, has announced the launch of its innovative learn-to-read app, Sounds English Phonics, at Bett 2017. The app is designed to accelerate reading achievement and early-stage literacy by teaching pupils with a ...

Brexit shines spotlight on political literacy courses in schools as bookings double in 2017

Shout Out UK is educating the nation’s schools and providing young people with AQA accredited political literacy courses that have doubled in sign-ups this academic year Brexit and the nomination of Donald Trump as America’s next president are just ...

NEW EDUCATION COMMUNICATION NETWORK LAUNCHED

  ‘The Whole-school Communication & Engagement Platform’ for Education Comes to the UK Hall/Stand D365, BETT, 25th– 28th January 2017, Excel London   19th January 2017   A new two-way, whole school educational communication ...

ULTRA SUSTAINABLE “AMAZING BUILDING” FOR REDMOOR ACADEMY

Thursday 19 January 2017 Redmoor Academy in Hinckley, Leicestershire hosted a grand opening for their new two-storey ultra-efficient “Schoolhaus” building which forms the academy’s Business and Enterprise Centre: with 8 classrooms, a meeting space, ...

Groupcall celebrates 15 years of innovation at Bett 2017

Groupcall celebrates 15-year anniversary at Bett The event will see the unveiling of Emerge Desktop, the integration of new parental payment software into the Messenger Ecosystem, and demonstrations of how XVault can support multi-academy trusts ...