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 ...

Windmill Primary School finds app solution to increasing parental engagement

  Windmill Primary School in Headington, Oxford, is a large primary school with a pupil roll of 570 in a very mixed catchment area.  In June 2015 the school was judged Outstanding by Ofsted who said: “The head teacher, extremely well ...

7 Ways to Make Your ICT Spend Go Further

Technology is changing the world and will inevitably have a huge impact on the world our children grow up into. But as it becomes an increasingly integral part of education, so does the challenge for schools to save money, spend it wisely and use ICT ...

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Intervention Programme from Twinkl helps schools integrate new to English children into school life

Net flow of 330,000 long-term migrants moved to the UK last year   New from Twinkl is the EAL Intervention Programme, an eight-week scheme of work including a Language Assessment and Maths Assessment, designed to help teaching assistants and ...