Top texts to engage reluctant readers revealed in new teacher insight report

Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Wonder and Captain Underpants are the top three books suggested by teachers to engage pupils who are reluctant to read, according to a new insight report published by Laburnum House Educational.   Laburnum House, which ...

Persona Life Skills online platform solves three problems facing social-emotional learning

More than ever before young people need to develop social-emotional life skills that boost wellbeing, but schools and colleges face three big problems: Other curriculum priorities, lack of specialist teachers, and PSHE teacher workload. The Persona ...

WWF teams up with TrilbyTV to bring ‘WWF Facts’ to schools digital signage

Monday 21st July 2021 –  Digital signage software company TrilbyTV has announced an exciting new partnership with the Worldwide Fund for Nature! The new partnership will bring facts from the globally recognised organisation to school ...

Education technology provider launches first facial recognition software to UK secondary schools

  CRB Cunninghams, provider of cashless catering, online payment, and identity management solutions to education establishments in the UK, is the first education technology company to launch Facial Recognition software for UK secondary. ...

Rising to the reading challenge

After a year of disruption to the education of children (despite the best efforts of teachers), the demands of supporting all children, who may have had very different experiences of learning, remains paramount.  However, the disparity between ...

EVERFI & TEACHER TAPP RESEARCH FINDS 97% OF TEACHERS STRESS THE IMPORTANCE OF FINANCIAL EDUCATION

As part of their newly launched Understanding Money Month this June, EVERFI a leading education company who are committed to closing the education gaps that lead to long-term inequality, in partnership with popular app Teacher Tapp, has ...

Teachers fear pupils without internet at home are becoming socially excluded and falling far behind

  Many of the half a million pupils across the UK who don’t have internet at home are becoming socially excluded from their classmates and are falling far behind in their school work, teachers have warned.  An online YouGov survey of ...

Aldi and Team GB launch their new Design a Lorry Competition

To celebrate the forthcoming Tokyo Olympics, Aldi and Team GB are challenging young people aged 5–14 to get creative and design an Aldi lorry that celebrates fresh, healthy food. By taking part in the competition, students have the chance to see ...

Rubbermaid Commercial Products launches campaign to promote hand hygiene in schools

Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) has launched ‘Hands Up For Hand Hygiene’: a campaign aimed at encouraging school-aged children to become more aware of the importance of good hand hygiene, now and in the future.   Effective hand hygiene is ...

Statement From The Children’s Society On Ofsted Report Of Sexual Harassment In Schools And Colleges

  In response to the Ofsted findings of the prevalence of sexual harassment in our Schools and Colleges, Iryna Pona, Policy Manager at The Children’s Society, said: “These worrying findings lay bare how a culture of sexual harassment and abuse ...

Experts offer schools FREE drug & alcohol awareness seminar

  The UK Addiction Treatment Group is offering all schools, colleges and universities across the country the opportunity to engage pupils in an exciting, FREE awareness seminar on the dangers of drugs and alcohol.    The programme, ...

Maths Summer Learning Challenge Launched

  10 June 2021:  Whizz Education, provider of the award-winning virtual tutor Maths-Whizz, has launched an exciting summer learning challenge for all 5–13-year-olds.  This new initiative is open to all schools and parents, designed ...