New guide for educators in optimising independence in sixth form learning

Facet Publishing announce the publication of Facilitating Effective Sixth Form Independent Learning by Andrew K. Shenton   For young people who have opted to continue their education post-sixteen, it is difficult to overstate the importance of ...

RIGHT IDEA / RIGHT TIME – HOW PE CAN CHANGE EVERY CHILD FOR THE BETTER

The beauty of sport is the opportunity it gives the educator to support all round whole-person development, which includes but is not limited to the promotion of physical health.   The accepted narrative that PE is all about physical activity ...

XULA changes the game for mask wearers in COVID-19 era

  Ground-breaking protective mask manufacturer XULA has come up with a range of innovative, transparent masks, which contain a specialised coating 99.9% effective against COVID-19.   The next-generation masks are set to revolutionise the ...

TWO THIRDS OF PARENTS SAY SCHOOLS NOT DOING ENOUGH TO PREPARE YOUNG PEOPLE FOR LIFE EVENTS

Lessons on death, sex and personal finances now favoured by parents over many traditional subjects Two thirds of parents think that schools don’t do enough to prepare young people for life events, with more than half saying that lessons about, ...

School’s Out Forever: Is It Time to Call It a Day on School Uniform?

School uniform is a staple of the British education system. A variety of brazen blazer colours, tartan skirts, shirts, and striped ties certainly live up to the organisational structure of schools that are represented in movies such as Harry Potter ...

NEW REPORT: lack of skills holds back digital learning, affecting both students and teachers

While 68% of teachers rate poor access to the internet or a device as the biggest barrier to digital learning, 56% said it was held back by a lack of digital skills among parents, teachers, and learners   25th October 2021: Oxford University ...

Better Health supports Mental Health with inclusive self-care activities for pupils

The topic of mental health and its effects on students is one of the most pressing issues currently faced in the classroom. In response to World Mental Health Day (10 October), Better Health is encouraging teachers to facilitate classroom ...

New research reveals three quarters of school leaders believe their school is unprepared for the climate emergency

          Nine in 10 school leaders are concerned about how climate change may impact their school ·         95% of schools are concerned about their energy consumption ·   ...

Nearly 90% of children are eating a school meal every day, according to a new survey of parents in England

One of the largest studies ever undertaken on the subject reveals the popularity of school meals and the extent of the cashless revolution in education   A new ground-breaking survey of almost 140,000 parents conducted by ParentPay, the UK’s ...

GoHenry Launches Money Missions, In-App Gamified Education, to lead New Era in Financial Literacy

Company aims to tackle the financial education gap by engaging kids with motivating, fun, and rewarding interactive learning   NEW YORK and LONDON (October 18, 2021) – GoHenry, a pioneer in kids’ debit cards, money management, and ...

Ensuring efficient emergency evacuations in education

  Fire drills are a vital part of fire safety. Procedures must be put in place and meticulously followed, in order to keep everyone safe in the event of an emergency. Most people have experienced the familiar fire drill in education ...

Top EMEIA partner accreditation for Jigsaw24’s education team

Leading IT solutions provider Jigsaw24 has been named a Showbie Platinum Reseller Partner – one of only two companies in the whole of the EMEIA region to gain the accreditation.   This is a fantastic accolade for Jigsaw24, who have a close ...