93% of education professionals believe they should be prioritised for Covid-19 vaccine

And over a third say they should be in the same category as over 80s and keyworkers   More than 93% of headteachers, teachers and education support staff believe they should be listed in the priority list for a Covid-19 vaccine, with 42% ...

Coram’s education charities launch free resources to support children’s wellbeing, literacy and learning at home

Coram’s education charities, Coram Life Education, Coram Beanstalk and Coram Shakespeare Schools Foundation, have developed a programme of free online resources for teachers and parents to use during the lockdown, helping to boost children’s ...

MARCUS RASHFORD MBE AND JAMIE OLIVER MBE WRITE TO GOVERNMENT CALLING FOR URGENT REVIEW OF FREE SCHOOL MEALS

Letter calling for urgent review of Free School Meals sent to PM Boris Johnson     The letter has been signed by Marcus Rashford, Jamie Oliver, Dame Emma Thompson, Tom Kerridge, Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall and ...

SUPPORTING LOCKDOWN LEARNING: VODAFONE OFFERS FREE AND DISCOUNTED ACCESS TO ONLINE LEARNING RESOURCES TO HELP FAMILIES WITH HOME SCHOOLING

Vodafone today announced it is providing additional home learning support by offering free and discounted access to four leading online education platforms – Azoomee, MarcoPolo World School, SchoolOnline.co.uk and New ...

Canva for Education empowers teachers during lockdown with free, easy to use resources to keep learning alive remotely.

  Carly Daff, Canva for Education’s Director of Product, explained it’s important to equip teachers with free, easy-to-use and intuitive tools to ensure they can keep students engaged in their learnings and looking forward to every class.   ...

New technology is driving standards in school sport

Filming sport in schools has forever been a frustrating experience. Teachers, heads of sport, examiners, students, and parents have all felt the pain of watching back footage from an inexperienced, volunteer camera operator, shaking and shuddering ...

A commitment to focus on sustainability in food supply for 2021 and beyond

Mike Meek, Procurement Director from allmanhall, the family run independently owned food procurement expert, looks at how the food supply chain can become more sustainable at a time when the planet is at a tipping point.   The 2020s have been ...

Huge numbers turn to the BBC as Lockdown Learning begins

Children, parents and teachers turned to the BBC in their droves yesterday for the launch of Lockdown Learning. On TV, Lockdown Learning on CBBC saw the slot average (0900-1200) increase by an incredible 436% (age 4+) while BBC Two saw an increase of ...

DISCOVERY EDUCATION GIVES PRIMARY SCHOOLS NO COST ACCESS TO NEW RHE CURRICULUM RESOURCES

   ‘Health and Relationships’ programme helps teachers get ready for statutory RHE curriculum changes and supports blended learning   A digital programme which provides complete coverage of the new RHE curriculum is being made ...

NOW IS THE TIME TO PLAN LONG TERM PROTECTION FOR OUR CLASSROOMS

LONDON, 12th January 2021 – Protect Classrooms and Communities with Antimicrobials in Schools  Following the decision by Government to close all schools, now is the time to introduce long-term protection against all ...

Parent Zone’s sister organisation, Youth Zone, launches VoiceBox: a unique content platform by young people, for young people

Youth Zone aka YZ – Parent Zone’s ‘sister organisation’ – has launched VoiceBox, an international content platform led by young people for young people. Created by YZ’s ambitious startup team – all of whom are in their twenties – VoiceBox is a ...

APETITO LAUNCHES NEW PLANT-BASED DISHES

As the nation’s growing appetite for plant-based meals continues, fast-growing meals provider to independent schools, apetito, has launched six new plant-based dishes as part of its innovative ‘Culinary Inspirations’ series. The increase in ...