Encyclopædia Britannica included in Egyptian Knowledge Bank

Britannica resources bolster Egypt’s free national education portal   Egypt government secures Encyclopædia Britannica Digital Learning in its Egyptian Knowledge Bank (EKB) EKB provided for free, offering vital education and research tools to ...

ASHFORD PRIMARY SCHOOL CELEBRATES DIGITAL AWARD

  Staff and pupils at a Kent primary school are celebrating this week, after winning a prestigious digital learning award. Beaver Green Primary School in Ashford has been presented with a Discovery Education ‘Digital Champion’ Award, in ...

HEATHFIELD ACADEMY TRUST ADDS TWO MORE SCHOOLS TO ITS PORTFOLIO

Two more schools have joined the Heathfield Academy Trust in Darlington, County Durham, taking the number of schools under the Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) up to five. Corporation Road Community Primary School, a school which has made significant ...

First resource launched to measure and monitor children and young people’s mental wellbeing in UK schools and colleges

  New toolkit will support schools in measuring and monitoring the mental health of their pupils Half of all mental health problems appear before the age of 14 Schools are increasingly at the forefront of children and young people’s mental health ...

250,000 school days lost to teacher stress over the last year

4.6 days lost on average per teacher Stress levels reach tipping point in classrooms, with 1 in 5 teachers considering resigning   Over a quarter of a million school days (252,209) were lost due to teacher stress in the last academic year ...

Experts to share vision for the future of Edtech at inaugural Dubai conference

    Influencers in Edtech and publishing, including Microsoft and TechKnowledge will descend on Zayed University Convention Centre in Dubai for the inaugural Digital Textbook Symposium this week.   The ‘Digital Textbook Symposium ...

That’s Not Very Smart is it? Many Students use Mobile Phones to Talk, Text and Swipe at the Wheel, Ford Survey Shows

    Students at university are bottom of the class when it comes to road safety with many admitting to using mobile phones, drink driving and speeding   Nearly half send texts and more than a third swipe through apps and take calls, ...

College students shape up for a military career

  Teesside students have been put through their paces by military police and other experts who showcased a range of exciting careers in the public services sector. Redcar & Cleveland College hosted an interactive event at its Corporation ...

Active kids are best in class

  A pioneering physical education provider is helping schoolchildren to achieve top marks in their academic studies, new research has revealed. Data from schools across the country showed that active primary school youngsters who’d had PE ...

The MOD installs My Concern® to protect students in 21 international schools

The MOD invests in MyConcern to manage all safeguarding concerns in 21 international schools   One Team Logic, specialists in Safeguarding in Education, today announced an agreement with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to supply 21 of its schools ...

QinetiQ apprentices celebrate graduation as training school announces record intake

Twenty-three apprentices have celebrated their graduation from QinetiQ’s apprenticeship schemes at a ceremony at MOD Boscombe Down, Wiltshire.   The apprentices, who graduated in aeronautical engineering, mechanical manufacturing, electrical ...

PARENTS SPLIT ON GRADUATE CAREER SUCCESS

Over half of parents disagree that a university education beats an apprenticeship for achieving faster career success Despite the wide range of apprenticeship opportunities on offer, worries about pay remain as two out of three parents believe ...