EDUCATION, BODY IMAGE AND EMPLOYMENT TOP LIST OF MAJOR CAUSES OF HARM FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN BRITAIN

-Agencies supporting UK’s young people need better collaboration to address increasingly complex issues says Central YMCA Chief- Research by charity Central YMCA has revealed the biggest causes of harm to young people in Britain today – with ...

WisePay launches SmartBooker service for sports facilities, room, equipment and hospitality bookings

WisePay has launched its new Smart-Booker software enabling schools and colleges to manage their premises intelligently, maximise usage and generate revenue. Sports facilities, rooms, equipment, IT and hospitality bookings can all be promoted and ...

Inadequate digital skills putting young people at risk of missing dream job

British businesses set to fall behind as nearly one in five businesses who employ young people say they lack the required digital skills   London, 11th February 2016 – The UK’s young people are very digitally savvy, however, they don’t know how ...

Understanding the financial responsibility of becoming an academy

Back in August 2015, David Cameron asserted that he wanted all schools to become academies in the next few years. Whilst this was good news for those in support of the academy programme, many schools remain apprehensive about what the long-term ...

Pupils go digital to celebrate Chinese New Year – schools welcome the Year of the Monkey with Discovery Education

Primary school children across the UK showed off their digital skills as part of Chinese New Year celebrations this week. Pupils from Discovery Education’s partner schools used innovative digital resources from the Discovery Education Espresso ...

AWARD-WINNING ONLINE RESOURCE HIGHLIGHTS WORK FOR YOUNG PEOPLE DURING CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH WEEK…

AN AWARD winning online resource is using this week’s national Children’s Mental Health Week to highlight the vulnerability of young boys and the issues they face. Insight4Life is already being used in schools across the UK, giving confidential, ...

Free e-safety course by Petra’s Planet Share for Safer Internet Day 2016

Tuesday 9 February: To coincide with Safer Internet Day 2016, cross curricula learning tool, Petra’s Planet Share, has organised a free online e-safety course for primary schools, to promote the safer and more responsible use of online technology and ...

Education rides out the recession above private sector roles

Education ranked as fifth most resilient workforce throughout the recession, with the aggregate wage bill rising 14% in real terms since 2002 to £41bn – driven by a surge in non-teaching or unqualified positions in schools Overall, teaching and ...

RANDSTAD STUDENT SUPPORT PUTS SHROPSHIRE STUDENTS IN POLE POSITION

Randstad Student Support, a leading provider of learning support staff, has taken a group of 15 budding Formula 1 racing engineers to the Williams Martini Racing F1 Factory for a day of innovation, excitement and engineering insight.   The lucky ...

AWARD-WINNING ONLINE RESOURCE HIGHLIGHTS WORK FOR YOUNG PEOPLE DURING CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH WEEK…

AN AWARD-winning online resource is using this week’s national Children’s Mental Health Week to highlight the vulnerability of young boys and the issues they face. Insight4Life is already being used in schools across the UK, giving confidential, ...

POOR FINANCIAL SYSTEMS ARE BIGGEST BARRIER FOR ACADEMY SUCCESS

Inadequate financial systems are holding academies back and are becoming a barrier to conversion, new research has found. A study by HCSS Education, a leading education finance specialist, found that one of the biggest challenges academies faced when ...

St. John’s Prep School Crowned Middlesex County Football Champions

St. John’s U11 footballers continued their highly impressive season by becoming Middlesex County Football Champions over the weekend. West Lodge (Harrow), John Keble (Brent) and St. John’s (Enfield) played in a tightly contested round robin ...