NASA and Discovery Education Invite Teachers and Students Worldwide to Join the Exploration of Mars Through a Special Livestream of the Perseverance Rover’s Landing

  On February 18, 2021, NASA’s Perseverance Rover is set to touch down on Mars and begin exploration of the Red Planet. To commemorate this historic occasion, Discovery Education—the global leader in curriculum-aligned digital ...

Pearson launches major national consultation into the future of qualifications and assessment in the UK

For the second year running Covid-19 will fundamentally impact exams in the UK  Pearson is launching a major national consultation looking at the wider issue of assessment and qualifications for 14-19 year olds, amid national ...

CALL FOR COVID-CLEANING HEROES NOMINATIONS ACROSS EDUCATION SECTOR

With many workers going the extra mile to keep us safe during the latest lockdown, GAMA Healthcare launches search to find the nation’s Cleaning Heroes – £12,000 prize fund –   With the third lockdown upon us, a leading British business is ...

2021 Bett Awards: Discovery Education recognised in 3 categories.

  Active Kids Do Better Nike programme and partnerships in Chile and Egypt shortlisted for prestigious prize   A no-cost digital programme which has helped thousands of UK primary school children to stay active during the pandemic has been ...

NEW RESOURCES FROM DISCOVERY EDUCATION HELP CHILDREN STAY SAFE ONLINE

  New digital resources help primary schools observe Safer Internet Day and promote the safe use of technology    Discovery Education is proud to support Safer Internet Day – 9th February 2021 – by ...

KidZania London kicks off 2021 by introducing the new KidZania Mayor!

London, February 2021: KidZania London, the UK’s largest indoor edutainment centre, has kicked off the New Year with a brand new KidZania Mayor! Following a month-long process of searching for the perfect candidate back in December 2020, KidZania are ...

EarthSense Collaborates with WSP to Investigate Air Pollution Around London Schools

EarthSense, the air quality expert, is collaborating with professional services and consulting firm, WSP to assess the air quality around a consortium of schools in London. EarthSense Zephyr® air quality sensors have been deployed throughout a group ...

TRITON OVERCOMES PANDEMIC RESTRICTIONS TO DELIVER £3.5M SCHOOL UPGRADE

Triton Construction has completed the delivery of a critical new £3.5 million extension for Chorlton Park Primary School in Manchester, despite considerable setbacks caused by the pandemic. At the end of last year Triton secured the 12-month contract ...

Teenagers’ only lifeline in lockdown comes via a mental health app

With mental health concerns for young people increasing and normal full-time schooling for every child unlikely to return for some time, some schools have turned to a new phone app in an effort to support their ...

Kaligo, the AI digital handwriting app, shortlisted for two BETT Awards

The technology awards for education, The BETT Awards, finalists were announced on Friday, with Kaligo being shortlisted in two categories for their AI digital handwriting app, Early Years and Digital Apps.   The BETT Awards are usually hosted at ...

The most Googled questions about home-schooling children, answered by an education expert

With the nation still in lockdown and schools set to open on March 8th, home-schooling is still a regular activity in many households. Home-schooling your child can be challenging for both parties. Your daily routines have been upturned since last ...

Jab our teachers so schools can open, says public

The UK public is so desperate for schools to re-open that nearly two-thirds are willing to hand their Covid-19 vaccine to a teacher. With the debate about schools reaching fever pitch amid concern for children’s mental health, digital ...