WEST MIDLANDS ACTIVITY EDUCATION PROVIDER LANDS NATIONAL BUSINESS AWARD FOR KEEPING KIDS MOVING

A Birmingham-based activity education and training provider has won a national business award from Lloyds Bank and expert mentoring after navigating one of the toughest periods in its history. Founded in 2005, Aspire Active Education Group now ...

Time to celebrate the achievements of Multi-Academy Trust finance professionals: The MAT-Finance Awards launched by IMP Software

A new awards scheme to recognise the achievements of Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) finance leaders, teams and wider Trust champions has been launched by IMP Software, specialists in MAT budgeting and financial management.   The inaugural MAT ...

LITERACYPLANET CELEBRATES 12 YEARS

  Today marks 12 years since the brainchild of LiteracyPlanet’s Founder, Shane Davis, became a reality.   2009 was the year of Lady Gaga’s Paparazzi, Barack Obama’s inauguration and the release of Box Office hit Avatar. And in September ...

Making the world a more sustainable place one resource at a time

The Action Pack is back for the start of the brand new school year, just in time for Recycle Week 2021, to empower pupils to make the world a better and more sustainable place. The free recycling-themed resources are designed for KS1 and KS2 and ...

Best Education Blogs in 2021 for the UK and Ireland – Words by Laura Millington of Twinkl

The face of education has changed radically over the past year and a half. Luckily, we’ve had education blogs to help us overcome all these new challenges. Whether they’re imparting useful advice, discussing important issues in schools, or ...

‘JUST ONE TREE DAY’ – still time to sign up!

  There is still time for schools to join hundreds of others and sign-up to the highly popular ‘JUST ONE Tree Day’, taking place on Friday 15 October (England) and Friday 1 October (Scotland). Schools throughout the UK and around the globe are ...

Parent-teacher relationships to be reset, for the benefit of pupils’ social skills, screen time, and mental health

Schools are looking to reset relationships with parents, post-lockdowns and home-schooling, with the partnership needing rebalancing for the benefit of pupils New research finds that school staff worry about pupils’ ability to interact face-to( ...

Inner Cheerleader Helps Young Children Master Emotions

To Navigate Anxiety Pandemic Children struggling with mental health problems during the pandemic are facing “agonisingly” long waits for treatment, a BBC investigation has found. Data from half of England’s services found one in ...

New Secretary of State for Education: NASBTT statement

Decision needed quickly on whether fundamental change in the ITT sector, and the likely immediate impact on teacher supply, is really a priority at this time    Executive Director Emma Hollis said: “We welcome the appointment of Nadhim ...

The digital revolution in teaching during the pandemic – world’s largest international study on teachers and education

15 September 2021 – T4 Education has today published a landmark report revealing for the first time how teachers around the world have turned to technology to overcome barriers to education brought about by the pandemic.   Launched in ...

FT poll shows 90% learnt ‘little or nothing’ about finance at school

The Financial Times has launched a new charity endorsed by the former prime minister Gordon Brown, focused on the promotion of financial literacy and inclusion around the world. The FT Financial Literacy and Inclusion Campaign (FT FLIC) ...

UK Parliament Education Centre awarded the Sandford Award for Heritage Education 2021

UK Parliament’s Education Centre has been awarded the Sandford Award for Heritage Education, as it prepares to welcome school groups back this autumn.   Opened in 2015, the Education Centre provides students with a unique learning experience, ...