Little steps to making a big difference: the Big Bett Walk

The team behind Bett 2016 is inviting every school in the UK to take part in the ‘Big Bett Walk’, a challenge that encourages children to get active whilst raising funds for one of the UK’s leading children’s charities, Great Ormond Street Hospital ...

New leadership team at NCT

           NCT, the UK’s largest charity for parents, has selected a new Chair and President to create a new leadership team with its recently appointed Chief Executive.   Helen Stephenson CBE has been appointed Chair and Seána Talbot has ...

British Teens Confidence Crisis is Headed Off by Confidence Expert

A new study carried out in collaboration with YouGov for Sky Academy, warns of confidence crisis amongst British teenagers. Sky Academy launched nationwide ‘Confidence Month’ on September 23rd with the support of ambassadors Jessica Ennis-Hill, ...

New rooftop science research lab inspires female scientists to aim higher

A-Level students at a Hertfordshire girls’ school will soon have the opportunity to study and conduct research in one of the most unusual science classrooms in the UK.   Watford Grammar School has installed a large SOLARDOME® PRO geodesic dome on the ...

1 in 3 UK primary teachers still lack the confidence to effectively teach the new computing curriculum

Farnell element14 survey reveals that despite these worries from teachers, pupils are reacting positively to the new curriculum September 2015, London, UK:  One year after the implementation of much needed updates to the UK’s computing curriculum, ...

Schoolhaus – summer of success

Innovative new school buildings that can generate more power than they use are redefining design, cost and green energy. Schoolhaus, built and designed by Net Zero Buildings Ltd, is at the cutting edge of modern building solutions for schools. Using ...

85 per cent of parents in England do want a say in education, PTA UK survey reveals

PTA UK, the largest nationwide membership organisation for parent bodies, has today published the findings of two recent surveys of English parents that reveal 85 per cent of parents want a say in how their child is educated, while only 18 per cent ...

Dubai Future Champions Education Week to take place again in October

Following the success of the Dubai Future Champions Education Week project in 2014, 164 Year 8 pupils from Newmarket Academy will participate in the Dubai Future Champions Education Week 2015 from Monday, 5th October culminating in a day’s racing on ...

HELPING FRESHERS FACE THEIR FUTURES…

A NORTH East organisation, which teaches people to manage stress and anxiety, has warned of the pressures facing Freshers.   As first year students prepare for their first term at university and college, Consett-based social enterprise Living ...

Fujitsu launches 1st Innovation Hub in Scotland in partnership with Borders College

LONDON, September 29th 2015 – Fujitsu today launched its 7th Innovation Hub, as Borders College Scotland becomes the latest member of the Fujitsu-Intel Ambassador Programme.   Selected as an education Ambassador due to its objective to ...

DISCOVERY EDUCATION PARTNERS WITH INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION TO SUPPORT TEACHERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY WITH ITS AWARD-WINNING DIGITAL CONTENT

    – Discovery Education selected as preferred supplier to deliver digital content to Independent Schools Association members to improve achievement, and prepare students for the challenges of tomorrow. –   London, UK (28 September ...

Clearwater International advises on €26m sale of Synarbor to Sovereign Capital

Synarbor plc (Synarbor), a market leading education recruitment business, has been sold to Sovereign Capital Partners LLP. Clearwater International advised the company on the sale. Synarbor, head-quartered in Sheffield, has over 20 years’ experience ...