Don’t let past experiences interfere with schooling

  An area which has been a challenge for our school, and indeed many, is how do we effectively engage parents and carers in their child’s education?  Past experiences often form our opinions in life. For many adults, school ...

Overcoming the hardware hurdle is just the first step to achieving remote learning harmony

Overcoming the hardware hurdle is just the first step to delivering high quality remote learning, according to digital experts – usability, cross-device capability, accessibility and the end-to-end user experience all need to be considered too. ...

Children’s Mental Health Week 2021: resources available now

With less than 3 months until Children’s Mental Health Week 2021, we’re excited to release our resources to help everyone get involved. For this year’s theme Express Yourself, Place2Be is encouraging children (and adults) to explore ...

Most say teachers should be in same group as NHS staff for jab

THE UK public (87%) think teachers should be included in a priority group for vaccinations so that schools can re-open.  More than half (55%) think teachers should be in the same group as frontline healthcare workers. Digital ...

Schools lockdown: statement from Cambridge Primary Education Trust

Statement from the Lesley Birch, CEO/Executive Principal at Cambridge Primary Education Trust, on the national lockdown and provision at their schools.   “We are once again faced with the desperately sad news that we are having to close ...

Online learning – beware of ‘Zoom fatigue’ and burnout of learners and staff

Online learning barriers from March may have disappeared, but some colleges and independent training providers are still not using the right systems – and risk learner burnout and “Zoom fatigue”. Following the latest UK lockdown announcements James ...

“Our sector’s willingness to work towards our common goals positively does pay off – but we have to get this review right”

NASBTT has today responded to the Department for Education (DfE) Initial Teacher Training (ITT) market review policy paper https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/initial-teacher-training-itt-market-review and announcement on a new ...

Print Marketplace – ordering small prints jobs is now as easy as online shopping for schools and colleges

  Access to compliant printed goods at the click of a button On-line templates for ease of use Over 80% of printing companies are SMEs supporting local economies Collaboration between two of the largest public sector buying organisations ...

Accelerating Digital Transformation to Reimagine Education

LONDON, 16 December 2020 – Rene Buhay, VP of Sales and Marketing at AVer Europe, the award-winning provider of video collaboration systems, advices that schools need to keep on top of the new technology available to them in a post pandemic ...

50% of schools would like more support with remote learning

Jigsaw24’s lockdown learning survey finds 50% of schools would like more support when delivering remote learning. 70% reported struggling during the UK’s first lockdown – in some cases, up to 80% of students did not engage. However, 75% of schools ...

Disadvantaged pupils have no less enthusiasm for science than their more affluent counterparts

UCLan researchers share first-stage findings of Blackpool-focused research project to improve engagement with science and technology   Primary school children from low socio-economic areas are just as interested in science as their more affluent ...

STEVE CLARKE AND DAVID MARSHALL GIVE TOP MARKS TO SCHOOLS PROJECT THAT TAKES SCOTLAND’S UEFA EURO 2020 SUCCESS INTO CLASSROOMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

Scotland Head Coach supports digital teachers’ resource that allows “next generation to share in the achievement” of reaching next summer’s finals Penalty-save hero Marshall says initiative underlines “importance of what we achieved” for next ...