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 ...

New Kortext analytics dashboard gives universities greater insights into student learning

Kortext, the UK’s leading digital textbook platform, has launched a new analytics dashboard to give lecturers and university staff unprecedented insights into how students are engaging with their digital learning content.   On a day-to-day basis, ...

Cartoon book encourages children to become plumbers

Young children are being encouraged to think about a career in plumbing in a new book for three to seven-year-olds called ‘My Mummy is a Plumber’. The book has been published by Butterfly Books, in collaboration with WaterSafe, the national ...

Lumi announces expansion of Meetoo into the education sector

Lumi, a global leader in real-time audience insight technology, has today announced the launch of its free* cloud-based education platform, Meetoo.   The platform, which enhances learning through live student polling, digital conversations, ...

Diary Notice – Walk to School Week (May)

What: Walk to School Week is organised by Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking and happens during National Walking Month each May. It challenges schools and their pupils to walk to school more during the week. It’s a great way to ...

DIGITAL SCHOOLS OF THE FUTURE: WOKING PRIMARY SCHOOLS LAUNCH PARTNERSHIP WITH DISCOVERY EDUCATION

Two Woking primary schools have launched a major new initiative to boost the use of digital technology and content in their classrooms.   New Monument and Broadmere Primary and Nursery schools have entered into a professional development ...

Tim Peake Calls on Schools to Sign Up for Space Science Mission

Royal Horticultural Society project to inspire the next generation of space biologists Schools across the UK will today receive a special video message from British European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Tim Peake. Tim, who is currently on board the ...

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Subtract fear and add a positive outlook!

How one primary school is changing its pupils’ attitudes towards maths The terms ‘long division’, ‘equations’ and ‘square roots’ are enough to strike fear in the hearts of many adults, with memories of their long gone maths class days making them ...

APPRENTICES IN SCHOOLS HAVING HUGE IMPACT WITH 60% INCREASE IN SCHEME UPTAKE

As the Government consults on increasing public sector apprenticeships, an increasing number of primary and secondary schools are witnessing the multiple benefits of taking on apprentices in positions from Business Administrators to Teaching ...

New Kortext analytics dashboard gives universities greater insights into student learning

  Kortext, the UK’s leading digital textbook platform, has launched a new analytics dashboard to give lecturers and university staff unprecedented insights into how students are engaging with their digital learning content.   On a ...