RSPB teacher-training scheme to bring nature to life for West Midlands schoolchildren

Image: Children undertaking a bioblitz in their school grounds. Credit RSPB (rspb-images.com) Up to 60 teachers from schools across Birmingham and the West Midlands are being given the chance to take part in a training programme that will ...

Top marks for education start-up

      A SOFTWARE platform built to help schools improve attendance and intervention management is to be rolled out across the UK following a successful trial.   A Star Attendance Solutions, founded in 2018 by former local ...

Team GB and Aldi inspire healthy eating in schools with Kevin the Carrot and Ebanana’s Christmas Carol resources and prizes

Get Set to Eat Fresh is excited to announce the return of Kevin the Carrot, the star of Aldi’s Christmas advert with the new healthy eating resources titled ‘Kevin’s Christmas Carol’ and ‘A Christmas Campaign’. Aldi has released Christmas-themed ...

150 inspirational Ambassadors have joined the British Inspiration Trust (BRIT) to support and improve young adult mental health and fitness throughout the UK with this year’s BRIT Challenge

The British Inspiration Trust (BRIT) continue to deliver their annual feelgood February fundraiser with three aims;   Support student mental health, fitness & wellbeing and reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness Deliver inspiration to ...

The Skills Network repositions to revolutionise online learning industry

The Skills Network, one of the UK’s largest technology and content houses, has repositioned its brand to drive a new vision of transformative learning, sustainability solutions, and make online learning experiences more enjoyable and accessible to ...

New research reveals where in the UK teachers are paid the most, with Scottish teachers receiving the highest annual salary, outside of London.

The research, by Promethean, studied the annual salaries of full-time employees in teaching and education professions, by analysing how these compare across regions in the UK, and also on a global scale.  The regions where teachers earn the most ...

Only one in three teachers feel equipped to help stop cyberbullying

Despite the pervasiveness of cyberbullying, victims still have very little support that is proven to work     A survey of 4,336 secondary school teachers, conducted by Teacher Tapp for the Early Intervention ...

Amazon Virtual Fulfilment Centre Tours bring real-world learning to the classroom

Amazon is supporting teachers and young people with a new series of Virtual Fulfilment Centre Tours, which form part of Amazon Future Engineer, a purpose-led childhood-to-career programme designed to inspire, educate and enable children and young ...

INNER-CITY GLASGOW PRIMARY SCHOOL LAUNCH NEW BEHAVIOUR CHANGE PROGRAMME WITH OFFICIAL COP26 HYGIENE PARTNER

St Denis’ primary school in Glasgow is teaching pupils the importance of hand hygiene through a brand new schools programme developed by Dettol alongside educational and medical experts. As the official hygiene partner of this year’s UN Global ...

Tree – mendous – Wesleyan grant to create four sustainable UK Woodlands

Wesleyan, the Birmingham-based financial services mutual, has donated £25,000 to Small Woods Association (SWA) to create four sustainable woodlands across the UK. The partnership between Wesleyan and the SWA, based in Telford, will produce four ...

KIRKHILL PRIMARY CROWNED WINNERS AT COP26 DRAGONS’ DEN SOCIAL ENTERPRISE EVENT IN GLASGOW

19 shortlisted schools from across Scotland came together during the UN COP26 Climate Summit to pitch their social enterprise ideas to a panel of experts at a special COP26 themed Dragons’ Den event at Glasgow Strathclyde Union.   Kirkhill ...

Digital Workspace becomes top IT priority for education sector, Softcat report reveals

80% of education organisations are prioritising Digital Workspace solutions in the year ahead –   22% now say sustainability is key to their IT decision making –     A new report from ...