Early trials of automarking software for maths papers indicate 99% accuracy

Automarking software developed by Cambridge AI company, Blutick, achieves 99% accuracy across marks in two GCSE papers when checked by a human marker.   Ofqual research suggests that, in maths, 30,000 students (4%) receive a mark which does not ...

Unlocking a new level of learning: Enhancing the connection between parents and their school community

  By Giancarlo Brotto, Global Education Advisor at SMART Technologies   As we look towards the start of a new term, educators as well as parents, will be contemplating what more they can do to supercharge the learning of their children and ...

Early trials of automarking software for maths papers indicate 99% accuracy

Automarking software developed by Cambridge AI company, Blutick, achieves 99% accuracy across marks in two GCSE papers when checked by a human marker. Ofqual research suggests that, in maths, 30,000 students (4%) receive a mark which does not align ...

How to Use Storage Containers as Educational Spaces in Schools

Storage containers have multiple uses. Not only do they transport everyday essentials around the world, but storage containers can also be converted into homes and offices. To go one step further and utilise all of the space in schools, professionals ...

Education is the second best industry to work in for a good pension, new study shows

Working in public administration and defence (including compulsory social security), offers the best employer contributions to your pension Education is the second-best sector to work in for employer pension contributions Wholesale and retail trade ...

Department for Education provide almost 2 million laptops to students for remote learning

London, 17th August – The Department for Education (DfE), the UK government department responsible for the English education sector, has provided nearly two million electronic devices to children and young people to support their education. The ...

Clearlake Capital-Backed Discovery Education Acquires DoodleLearning

Discovery Education—the worldwide edtech leader backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Clearlake”)—today announced the acquisition of DoodleLearning. The Bath-based DoodleLearning’s maths and ...

IMPACT – A five-part framework for making a difference in schools

From influential Executive Headteacher Nick Hart comes Impact, a practical framework for improving outcomes for children in both primary and secondary classrooms, helping them thrive and succeed. Impact provides a strategy for thinking about, ...

Transforming Science Education through Twig: From the UK to the world

Revolutionising science education, Twig provides award-winning resources to over 60 countries in more than 20 languages, preparing the next generation of scientists and citizens for the biggest issues in climate change, sustainability and innovation. ...

Wesleyan Foundation donates £11,000 to Evolve

The charity Evolve, which works with young people across the UK to improve their emotional and physical wellbeing, has received a donation of £11,000 from the Wesleyan Foundation to continue its life-changing work with vulnerable students.   The ...

Back to school with ZOONO®

Going back to school after the summer holidays can be a daunting time, especially if you are starting a new school. As September looms, there is no better time to start thinking about what supplies you need, making sure you don’t leave off that extra ...

Discovery Education’s Augmented Reality App Earns Spaces4Learning New Product Award

Discovery Education—the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place—recently earned the Spaces4Learning New Product Award in the K-12 Remote Learning Technology category for ...