New guidance launched to help schools improve children’s money skills

New financial education guidance for primary and secondary schools in England has been launched today, with the support of the Department for Education (DfE). The guidance, which has been developed by the(MaPS) in its role as coordinator of the ...

RESEARCH FINDS 97% OF TEACHERS STRESS THE IMPORTANCE OF FINANCIAL EDUCATION

As Talk Money Week commences (8-12 Nov) a teacher-driven research study from EVERFI, a leading education company committed to closing the education gaps that lead to long-term inequality, in partnership with popular app Teacher Tapp, has discovered ...

ZEISS Digital Classroom Sevenoaks School, UK

Sevenoaks School is a prestigious independent school set in a beautiful, 100-acre campus in  the Kent countryside. The school’s new state-of-the-art Science and Technology Centre, with  its sunlit atrium, was described by the Royal ...

SUSTAINABILITY COURSE TO HELP UK STUDENTS ADDRESS KEY CLIMATE CHANGE ISSUES FOLLOWING COP26

As the world’s attention is on the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, there is no doubt that teachers across the UK will be looking at ways they can incorporate the themes from the conference into everyday teaching. EVERFI, a ...

Two in five (40%) of teachers have experienced excessive stress at work over the last year

11% have suffered from mental health issues other than stress over the last year, causing many to rely upon drinking or smoking to cope  According to a new survey, 40% of teachers in the UK have reported feelings of excessive stress this year ...

450 UK Primary Schools Begin ‘I Can’t To I Can’ Mental Wellbeing Challenge Ahead Of Anti-Bullying Week

450 UK schools start I Can’t to I Can mental wellbeing challenge on 8th November to build self-confidence, resilience and self-esteem mental ahead of Anti-Bullying Week The 5-day Challenge was created as a response to anxiety pandemic amongst young ...

OKdo partners with LEGO® Education to retail enhanced STEAM education products

OKdo, trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions, has announced partnered with LEGO® Education as an authorised reseller of LEGO® Education products in the UK. The partnership ...

Just 1% of teachers in England feel prepared to teach politics while 72% of parents agree it’s important for children to be politically literate

An award-winning political literacy platform has revealed that only 1% of teachers feel prepared to teach politics, despite 72% of parents agreeing it’s important for children to be politically literate, in the largest study of its kind since 2010. ...

Department of Education announce that care leavers and disadvantaged pupils are to benefit from a £126 million investment in new laptops and tablets

++ Birmingham head teacher welcomes funding for an expansion of the Get Help with Technology programme ++ Mr Alex Hughes, Principal at Ninestiles, An Academy The Department of Education have announced that up to half a million more disadvantaged ...

The National Association of Therapeutic Parents Launches Website and Resources for Schools.

The National Association of Therapeutic Parents (NAOPT) has now launched a website packed with resources for all types of schools. By supporting schools and its teaching staff, the NAOPT hopes to raise awareness of development trauma.     ...

A culture of disclosure: Why more young people are speaking out about childhood abuse

This article was written by Gabrielle Shaw, CEO, National Association for People Abused in Childhood. NAPAC is a national, UK charity offering support to adult survivors of all types of childhood abuse, including physical, sexual, emotional ...

New guide for educators in optimising independence in sixth form learning

Facet Publishing announce the publication of Facilitating Effective Sixth Form Independent Learning by Andrew K. Shenton   For young people who have opted to continue their education post-sixteen, it is difficult to overstate the importance of ...