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 qualifications.   ...

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 after ...

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 ...

The Search is on for the Nation’s Most Passionate School Gardeners

RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2016 competition is now open for entries The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has today (Monday 11 January) launched its annual search for the most talented and inspiring school gardeners in the RHS School Gardeners ...

hey!tech at CES 2016: Express yourself inside and outside your device!

January 2016-. Hey!tech (Booth 36511-LVCC South Hall 4) is a pioneering and worldwide unique technology that is built into the back of mobile devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones, through a 16×16 dot display. It allows interaction ...

Schools getting fit for the New Year

Research carried out by  the Get Britain Standing campaign has revealed that the average Brit spends a staggering 8.9 hours every day sitting down, be that at work, in a car or on the sofa in front of the TV. Gavin Bradley, director of the ...

Climate Games mark exciting conclusion to economics summer school

  Students attending a summer school in the heart of Vienna can get a global perspective on climate change, with a simulated exercise that captures all the pace, excitement and impact of the subject. The Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems ...

Science Teaching in the Digital Age: Discovery Education to lead session at ASE Conference

Discovery Education, one of the UK’s leading providers of digital content and professional development for schools, will join hundreds of science teachers from across the UK at the Association for Science Education (ASE) Conference in Birmingham this ...