Severn Trent Continues a Mission of Support for the National Space Centre

The National Space Centre has been awarded essential funding from the Severn Trent Community Fund, to help the charity develop a brand-new gallery at the award-winning visitor attraction.    The Severn Trent Community Fund is overseen by a ...

What is next for UK Edtech in the pandemic era?

25 January 2020: Even before the global pandemic, the UK was considered as Europe’s EdTech hub. As the new demands of home learning have accelerated the industry’s product offerings and processes, the full breadth and scope of the UK’s Edtech ...

Living Streets launches new tool to help children stay active at home

Living Streets launches new tool to help children stay active at home Immediate release Living Streets, the UK charity which runs the biggest walk to school project in the country, has today (25 January 2021) launched the new WOW Activity Tracker to ...

Maths and English lessons get the Joe Wicks treatment as free active lesson plans are given to teachers

25th January 2021: Every primary teacher in the country will have the chance to put a little more ‘Joe’ into their home school lessons with the release today of free active lesson plans from Teach Active.     Designed to be ...

MEDICAL RESEARCH SCOTLAND LAUNCHES ONLINE STEM LEARNING SERIES FOR SCOTTISH SCHOOLS

Medical Research Scotland, Scotland’s largest independent medical research charity has launched a new digital learning series encouraging S5 and S6 pupils to study STEM subjects as part of the newly formed Medical Research Scotland Academy. Following ...

COVID Eliminator: World’s first antimicrobial spray that eradicates COVID-19 on surfaces for more than six weeks launches in UK

A biotech cleaning company has released a domestic version of its antimicrobial treatment, which provides continuous protection against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pathogens on surfaces for up to six weeks after one spray application. Independently ...

Record number of kids turn to the BBC for education and entertainment

– Record-breaking 40.8m requests for Children’s shows on BBC iPlayer – 5.8m unique visitors to BBC Bitesize website for home schooling help – 971k requests for Bitesize Daily on BBC iPlayer – 800k visitors for CBeebies apps ...

BettFest 2021: Engaging all learners, anytime and anywhere

Words by Barbara Holzapfel The past year has been a time of unprecedented change, complexity and ambiguity, and educators, students and parents had to embrace new ways of teaching and learning. But through it all, it’s been inspiring to see the ...

Action must be taken to reduce airborne risk of COVID-19

Schools and colleges are being urged to take new measures to improve air quality in the fight against COVID-19. Air-care experts at facilities services provider phs Group warn that as awareness grows about how COVID-19 spreads through the ...

PASTA KING DEVELOPS INDIVIDUAL PORTION PRODUCT FOR SCHOOL MEAL BOXES

  Recognising the need to provide diverse, nutritious options for school meal boxes, school catering stalwart Pasta King has developed single and two-portion pouches of pasta sauces in 300g and 500g portion sizes, suitable for home use. The ...

Celebrating National Handwriting Day

Let’s be honest, this year we need things to celebrate, and nothing can be better for your mental health than putting pen to paper or stylus to tablet and getting those thoughts down. So, we must teach children the skill of handwriting.  We ...

Amazon offering free resources to help families with home learning

What is Amazon offering? Maths Amazon Maths4All now offers hundreds of free maths games, apps and challenges on Alexa, worksheets for Kindle and Fire Tablets, and caters for a range of ages across primary and secondary school, learning styles and ...