Teachers call for greater Department for Education commitment to languages in schools – new Scholastic survey

Teachers are calling for the Department for Education to place more importance on modern foreign languages (MFL), according to new research published by Mary Glasgow Magazines, part of Scholastic’s education group.   A survey of 101 secondary ...

LET’S SHAKE FOR IT MILK THIS WORLD SCHOOL MILK DAY

      28th September 2016: Primary schools across the UK will transform into a mass dance troop today in celebration of World School Milk Day. As part of an initiative promoted by The Dairy Council, pupils and teachers will get moving and ...

UK teachers equipped with online training in UK’s fight against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

UK teachers are now being trained individually online how to identify those at risk or suffering from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and protect Britain’s young girls from extreme child abuse.   Developed by SSS Learning as a ‘much needed’ ...

UK TEACHERS FIND CLASSROOM INSPIRATION AT US DIGITAL SCHOOLS’ SUMMIT

Teachers from some of the UK’s leading digital schools will be inspiring their pupils with new technology this term, after attending a prestigious teaching and learning event in the US.   8 teachers from schools in the Midlands, Hertfordshire, London ...

Businesses and schools set to benefit from new online training programme

A multi-platform IT solutions provider has launched a series of free online webinars to help businesses, schools and other public sector organisations manage their IT infrastructure.   Newcastle-headquartered Opal IT, which works with UK and overseas ...

Oaka Books launches digital resources for visual learners at TES SEN Show

The Oaka Digital KS3 resources are designed for students with special educational needs (SEN), including dyslexic and visual learners. The digital packs contain kinaesthetic and visual activities, quizzes, imagery and animations to help improve ...

Shooting With Light Exposes An Extraordinary Life At The Civic

In a world where 2.5 billion photographs are taken every day Idle Motion bring to life one of the most remarkable untold stories of our time with their production of Shooting With Light.   This fantastic piece of theatre focuses on the work of ...

Learning UnlimITed: Naace Conference seeks to unlock children’s learning

The Naace Conference for London and South England will be held in October, with the theme, Learning UnlimITed. Research with schools during the development of the event’s content identified several key issues; excessive focus on examinations, issues ...

RURAL SCHOOLS IN FINANCIAL CRISIS

9 out of ten rural schools and academies funded unfairly, says new research Schools and academies in rural towns and villages are under more intense financial pressure than their urban counterparts according to new research, with 93% of rural-based ...

IT’S TIME TO GET SHAKING FOR MILK

Learning good lifestyle habits, such as being active and eating the right types and amounts of food and drink is key to helping children maintain a healthy weight throughout their life.   For World School Milk Day 2016, The Dairy Council is ...

Animated Action with Cardboard Joe at The Civic

154 Collective are back and this time their adventures surround the thicker-than-paper but thinner-than-wood Joe and his friends.   As part of a Yorkshire tour commisioned by the Small Venues Network, a Grants-for-the-Arts funded network, ...

Put your slippers on at school and help Shelter to be there for homeless children this Christmas

School children across the country are being asked to kick off their school shoes and snuggle into their slippers on 9 December to raise money in support of homeless children. With over 100,000 children in Britain waking up homeless last Christmas, ...