DISCOVERY EDUCATION WINS BETT AWARD FOR EARLY YEARS DIGITAL CONTENT

Discovery Education Espresso’s Dinosaur Module has been announced as the winner of this year’s BETT AWARD for Early Years Digital Content.   The engaging multimedia content, which uses stunning Discovery Channel CGI footage to bring ...

Introducing Eastern stories to the ‘Disney’ generation Through cultural learning – bought to you by Snowflake Books

Snowflake Books (www.snowflakebooks.co.uk) Celebrate this Chinese New Year (February 8th 2016)and captivate your imagination with beautifully illustrated stories.  A collection of fairy-tales and legends, stories of Chinese festivals, wisdoms and ...

OVER HALF OF UK PARENTS DISAGREE WITH THE GOVERNMENT THAT ALL SCHOOLS SHOULD BE ACADEMIES

Over 60% of parents in England disagree with the Government that all maintained schools should become academies, new research has found. A study by HCSS Education, a leading education finance specialist, found that a significant 61% of parents ...

St. John’s Senior School tops Enfield Borough League tables

  London-based St. John’s Preparatory and Senior School is celebrating its position at the top of Enfield’s G.C.S.E. performance league tables with a 100% pass rate once again.  The first boys and girls of the school sat their G.C.S.E. ...

Stone Group enters Internet Service Provider market

London, 20 January, Stone Group, the IT and services company for the education and public sector, today announced that it has entered the Internet Service Provider (ISP) market. The launch of Stone Connected, available immediately, gives school ...

NATIONAL THEATRE – HOW TO TALK ABOUT PLAYS

3 - 24 February                                                           Clore Learning Centre, National Theatre   A 4-part course aimed at those aged between 16 and 21 years old will commence at the National Theatre on Wednesday 3 ...

Evidence-based and transparent CPL system makes discussions about performance-related pay much easier

Johnnie Pavey, Assistant Head at Lampton and  also Teaching School Specialist Leader of Education discusses  the  performance management and CPL programme he and his team have implemented for the school’s 120 staff, who year on year have been ...

OCR and Sonocent announce GCSE (9-1) Interactive Activity Packs – Building on language learners’ oral skills

Bett, ExCeL London: Awarding body OCR with education software developer, Sonocent, have today announced the launch of interactive activity packs for OCR's new GCSE (9-1) English Language, English Literature and MFL ...

A WORLD OF 3D STEM LEARNING FROM K’NEX EDUCATION

The K’NEX Education range educates, engages and inspires pupils in today’s busy classroom, from Nursery through to Key Stage 5.  Each innovative construction kit helps teachers bring to life a world of 3D STEM learning aligned to the curriculum, with ...

NATIONAL THEATRE PLAYMAKERS PROJECT OFFERED TO PRIMARY SCHOOLS THROUGHOUT THE UK

Playmakers is a new project from the National Theatre available to all state primary schools across the UK.  It uniquely connects learning across the curriculum with an end-of-year school production of Emil and the Detectives.    Starting ...

FREE SUMMER TERM SWIM SAFE SESSIONS FOR SCHOOLS

Swim Safe For Schools, the UK’s FREE outdoor swimming and water safety programme for children in Key Stages 2 and 3, will be returning to beaches, lakes and sea pools across the UK this summer term.   Taking place just before the summer ...

TEACHING TALENT UNDER THREAT AS OLDER WORKERS EXIT THE CLASSROOM

Classrooms set to loose large swathes of senior talent and teaching experience as baby boomer generation nears retirement Four-fifths of teachers feel under pressure to leave teaching at state pension age Almost a third (32%) of teachers plan to ...