Kortext predicts international expansion will bring ‘rapid’ growth

Kortext, the UK’s leading digital textbook platform, is predicting rapid growth over the next three years fuelled by international expansion and partnerships with Microsoft and Samsung.   The Bournemouth-based business anticipates 3-4 times ...

MAKE YOUR WORLD BIGGER’ THIS SUMMER: DIGITAL DRIVE TO KEEP CHILDREN LEARNING DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

Primary school pupils across the UK are being encouraged to continue their love of learning this summer, by taking part in an exciting new digital initiative. The ‘Make Your World Bigger’ campaign is being launched by Discovery Education and ...

Lack of Sex and Relationships Education creating ‘safeguarding crisis’ for young people

75% young people not taught about consent and 95% not taught about LGBT relationships, according to new survey by Terrence Higgins Trust   Sex and Relationships Education is infrequent, low quality and almost never covers LGBT sex and ...

Identifying excellence in education

i2i Events Group and BESA call for entries for 20th annual Bett Awards   The Bett Awards partners, i2i Events Group and BESA (The British Educational Suppliers Association), announce the launch of the education sector’s 20th annual Bett Awards. ...

GOLFERS TEED UP TO MAKE MATHS COUNT

Some of the world’s greatest golfers were faced with an extra challenge today as they played in the traditional Pro-Am curtain-raiser at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Castle Stuart Golf Links. Aberdeen Asset Management together with ...

The pedagogical equation for a successful school

Stephen Hawking may have provided scientific explanations for the basic laws that govern the universe, but when it comes to pedagogy, EES for Schools has worked out the magic formula for creating an effective learning environment. Here, Chris Smith, ...

Research shows reading section complexity used in Key Stage 2 tests has increased substantially

Research released today by educational measurement and research organisation MetaMetrics, shows that the 2016 SATs tests are as difficult as the 2015 SATS, which were reported as ‘one of the hardest’ tests teachers had ever seen. The newly released ...

Big majority believe immigration increases pressure on schools and hospitals

– Public more worried about impact of immigration on public services than on the economy or Britain’s culture – Concern about economic and cultural impact of immigration has fallen New findings from NatCen’s British Social Attitudes ...

Identifying excellence in education

i2i Events Group and BESA call for entries for 20th annual Bett Awards The Bett Awards partners, i2i Events Group and BESA (The British Educational Suppliers Association), announce the launch of the education sector’s 20th annual Bett Awards. ...

Third of schools falling into the red by not planning effectively

One in seven schools are still not budgeting effectively, despite more than a third of schools and academies suffering from a budget deficit in the past three years, new research has found. A study of 265 school leaders* by HCSS Education, a leading ...

Astronaut reveals identity of space seeds recently grown by pupils for national Rocket Science project

Tim Peake reveals whether the red or blue seed packet contained the space seeds grown for project by Royal Horticultural Society Campaign for School Gardening and UK Space Agency Tim Peake, before his mission to the International Space Station, ...

New TrueTube film created to help students understand refugee experience

Not-for-profit education provider, TrueTube, has launched Refugee, a powerful film to help young people understand the refugee crisis, by showing what might happen if the UK were a warzone. Refugee, which can be viewed and downloaded for free at ...