Launch of askOLA by Education Taskforce

  Combines academic ‘catch up’ and mental wellbeing   Schools choosing additional catch-up programmes    Pupil-led support alongside tutoring     Today (March 3rd) award-winning EdTech provider GLUU has spearheaded ...

SCHOOLCHILDREN CELEBRATE WORLD BOOK DAY AT DOWNING STREET

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of World Book Day, Year 6 children from Hillingdon Primary School in Uxbridge enjoyed a reception at No.10 Downing Street. At the 90-minute ‘I Am A Reader’ event, the children enjoyed a presentation from Rashmi ...

UNBOXED PUTS CREATIVITY AT THE HEART OF UK-WIDE LEARNING PROGRAMME DESIGNED TO INSPIRE MILLIONS OF YOUNG PEOPLE

Millions of young people across the UK are set to benefit from a unique schools’ programme that puts creativity and collaboration at the heart of learning, based on real-world examples.  UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK is launching the programme ...

GAME ON! BETT 2022 LAUNCHES NEW ESPORTS FEATURE

London: 1st March 2022   AN exclusive event showcasing the new world of esports will be unveiled at Bett 2022, the global community meet-up for education technology, next month .   Esports @ Bett is a new feature hosted in association with ...

Property compliance platform provider Crysp celebrate 25 contract wins with school clients.

Property compliance platform provider Crysp are continuing to grow, and have announced 25 recent contract wins with school clients.   Crysp’s digital platform enables property managers to create a single view, real time picture of their ...

USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education Launch 2022 Anti-Hate Challenge for UK Secondary Schools

Stronger Than Hate Challenge Inspires Student Activism and Creative Expressionism   A powerful challenge which empowers secondary school students to tackle hate within their communities is being launched across the UK this week.   The ...

Limit screen time for under-5s to ‘prolong childhood’, says headmaster

Jonnie Besley, Headmaster at Abberley Hall School in Worcestershire Under-fives need to be taught to use screens and technology responsibly, with limited contact to ‘maintain their innocence’, the headmaster of a leading school which teaches children ...

Post-pandemic, six in 10 primary school classrooms have no access to new books

On the 25th World Book Day, a new report reveals over a third (38 per cent) of  teachers are having to buy books for their classrooms themselves Nearly half the teachers (48 per cent) questioned said they are unable to change the books in their ...

Girls’ mental health “at a precipice” and increasingly worse than boys’, data shows

The mental health of girls is “at a precipice” with tens of thousands now hiding signs of deep distress from their teachers and parents, an analysis of data from 15,000 secondary school students across the UK reveals. The data, captured by education ...

Children encouraged to walk for wellbeing during Walk to School Week (16 – 20 May 2022)

Thousands of children across the UK will take to their feet for Walk to School Week (16 – 20 May 2022). Walk to School Week takes place during Living Streets’ National Walking Month each May, with this year’s campaign focussing on the incredible ...

SEARCHES FOR ‘HOW TO PASS GCSE MATHS’ SKYROCKET 2930% AFTER GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR NO STUDENT LOANS WITHOUT A C GRADE

With the announcement that the Government plans to not allow student loans to those who do not achieve at least a grade C in GCSE English and Maths, analysis was conducted on the response from the public.   Oxford Summer School analysed Google ...

Free cyber skills training for thousands of school pupils

Free online cyber security learning rolled out across UK secondary schools    Cyber Explorers will teach 11 to 14-year-olds essential digital skills to meet demand for future talent in the cyber security sector   Schools in Newport, ...