Net Zero Eco-Library Opens at St John’s Primary School

Wednesday 15 July 2015  A brand new eco-building has been opened at St John’s Primary School in Basingstoke, Hampshire. The radically efficient "Schoolhaus" building will be used as a library for the children as well as a community space for local ...

Explore Alternative Education

Students in mainstream education can tap into a unique form of learning thanks to a programme offered by YMCA Lincolnshire. YMCA Lincolnshire’s The Showroom Activity and Conference Centre on Tritton Road, Lincoln works with local schools to provide ...

Charity launches free BeDogSafe workshops for kids

PDSA sessions aimed at preventing dog bites Leading vet charity PDSA is launching new BeDogSafe workshops which, thanks to £550,00 funding from players of the People’s Postcode Lottery, will be available free of charge from September 2015 for ...

Staffordshire educational ICT consultancy scoops national accreditation

A recently established educational technology consultancy based in Stone has been awarded accreditation from Naace, the national charity for the advancement of learning. The NMSP – or Naacemark for Service Providers – recognises educational ...

SIX UNITED KINGDOM TEACHERS SELECTED FOR EXCLUSIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING EXPERIENCE IN USA, HOSTED BY DISCOVERY EDUCATION

− Six UK teachers are attending Discovery Education’s Summer Institute in Washington, D.C. to learn about innovative technologies and network with educators from all over the world. −   UNITED KINGDOM, 7 July 2015— Many teachers and pupils ...

Budding young photographers invited to ‘capture’ amazing animals

Animal-loving kids are encouraged to capture photos of their favourite pets and great British wildlife this summer, as PDSA launches its 2015 photo competition. Running with the theme ‘amazing animals’ youngsters are being asked to submit their ...

Ofsted reveals new ‘Online Safety in Schools’ survey

July 3rd 2015 Today, Ofsted has revealed data from a survey of online safety practice across all HMI-led inspections during March 2015.  The survey referenced a discussion on online safety issues with senior leaders, staff, governors and staff ...

A new Head of School has been announced for Burnt Mill Academy.

Former associate headteacher John Blaney has been promoted to help lead the school, along with Helena Mills whose role is now head of Burnt Mill Co-operative Academy Trust schools. The move enables Ms Mills to be freed up from the more minor ...

Teaching Creative Writing: From Craft to Technique

As every teacher of English knows, one of the most enjoyable and also mindbogglingly difficult parts of the job is the business of teaching a type of writing that, when successful, sees children make an art of their imagination. For anyone middle ...

Back To BASIC

The release of the free FUZE BASIC V3 for Raspberry Pi makes learning to code easier and more accessible than ever   June 2015: UK based company, FUZE Technologies Ltd, has taken programming back to its roots and announced that FUZE BASIC can ...

Start-ups invited to celebrate the future of education technology at Bett 2016

Following its success in 2015, Futures is returning to Bett 2016, providing inspirational ed-tech start-ups with the opportunity to showcase their products and services to more than 35,000 visitors.   As the new purpose-built home for the ...

Tablet adoption continues to rise; barriers to adoption shift

BESA releases ‘Tablets and connectivity’ research   Tablet use in schools continues to rise as barriers to adoption shift, new research from the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) has revealed.   The annual ...