Cyber Security Schools Audit reveals urgent issues facing schools nationwide

  78% of schools fell victim to at least one type of cyber incident in 2022 – with 7% experiencing significant disruption as a result 21% suffered a malware and/or ransomware attack and 18% faced periods with no access to important information ...

Online searches for ‘ai essay writing’ skyrocket 2,041%, as educators fear widespread cheating on exams

Google trends analysis found that searches for ‘ai essay writing’ hit a massive high of 2,041% in December compared to the last five years. These findings emerge as a recent Guardian report reveals that a lecturer has found one fifth of ...

Education strikes: concerns grow for skills availability

Following the news that teachers will go on strike in February and March, Tania Bowers, Global Public Policy Director at the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), comments:   “The general unrest we’ve seen spread across the ...

SAFER INTERNET DAY 2023: DISCOVERY EDUCATION PROVIDES RESOURCES TO HELP CHILDREN STAY SAFE ONLINE

Digital resources promote safe use of technology and help schools observe global event   Discovery Education — the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes ...

Cambridge University Press launches international celebration of teaching with fifth Dedicated Teacher Awards

Following more than two years of disruption to education caused by the pandemic, Cambridge University Press is asking people around the world to submit their stories about inspiring teachers, as the publisher opens its Cambridge Dedicated Teacher ...

Last call to sign up your school’s star readers to the National Reading Champions Quiz

Celebrate your school’s champion readers by registering a team for the quiz by 31 January 2023   To register: literacytrust.org.uk/reading-quiz   The National Reading Champions Quiz from the National Literacy Trust is back for its third ...

UK UNIVERSITY STUDENTS STRUGGLING WITH CLASSROOM ANXIETY, MAKING FRIENDS, AND COST OF LIVING IN POST-LOCKDOWN ERA, NEW SURVEY FINDS

  UK Student Behaviour Report, commissioned by Chegg’s Center for Digital Learning and produced in partnership with Hanover Research, with input into the survey from Universities UK, delves into the state of student mental health.    ...

YPO PARTNERS WITH TAP TO PRAISE TEACHERS IN THE UK

  YPO, one of the UK’s largest public sector buying organisations and education suppliers, has announced an exclusive partnership with TAP – ‘Thank and Praise’ – to show appreciation to education staff in an environmentally-friendly ...

Confidential documents from 14 UK schools leaked by hackers following cyber-attack

14 UK schools have fallen victim to a major cyber-attack, resulting in confidential documents, including children’s passport scans and staff contracts, being leaked.   The data was originally stolen in 2022, with hacking group Vice Society ...

Actioning change: Inspiring Learning announces new partnership with Youth Sport Trust

  Inspiring Learning, a leading provider of outdoor education and adventure experiences has announced a formal partnership with the Youth Sport Trust which will see its Kingswood brand become a Changemaker Business, and the Youth Sport Trust ...

AVer Europe announces strategic partnership with Re Mago to deliver integrated solution for corporate and higher education users

LONDON, UK – 19 December 2022 – AVer Europe, the award-winning provider of video collaboration and education technology solutions, announces a new strategic partnership with Re Mago. This collaboration will deliver a powerful integrated ...

British teachers turn to their own technology to do their job

87% of those working in the UK education sector say it’s essential teachers have access to a printer, but 67% admit they use their home printer for teaching needs   Nine in 10 (87%) education workers say it’s essential that teachers have access ...