Primary pupils to learn how to be compassionate as first UK course launches

A new free course that teaches primary pupils how to be compassionate and resolve playground disputes themselves has launched in the UK – the first of its kind.   The Compassion Project, which is for Key Stage 2 pupils, teaches children to ...

Teachers, parents and students must work together as Greenwich schools move back online

  From Monday evening, all schools in Greenwich will be moving their classes online to reduce coronavirus transmissions between children in education in an effort to control the London borough’s infection rate, which is currently at its highest ...

How parents can help children improve mental health during pandemic with fun PE lessons at home

School closures, Covid-19 self-isolation and lockdown restrictions have made primary school children appreciate PE lessons and sport more than ever before. A survey by the Youth Sport Trust found that more than a quarter of youngsters said sport and ...

Let’s Talk About Flex: Flipping the flexible working narrative for education by Emma Turner

Opening up the conversation around flexible working in education, this book explores what can work, what has worked, and what could work. Based on the experiences of a professional flex-pert this narrative encourages teachers and school leaders to ...

Oxford International Digital Institute launched to meet growing demand for online courses following Covid-19

Oxford International Education Group has launched a new online academic hub bringing together an entire portfolio of digital courses to help international students learn in an education environment turned upside down by Covid-19.   Oxford ...

Nearly three quarters of educators lack confidence that students are learning at home

Educators up and down the UK have experienced a sustained period of unpredictably this year, which looks set to continue into the spring at the very earliest. The pandemic is something that nobody could have been prepared for and the speed of change ...

How Schools Can Combat Waste

In 2018, the UK government published a waste management strategy for England. It set out various targets for waste reduction and sustainability. One of these targets was that 50 per cent of household waste should be recycled by 2020. The realisation ...

STEPNELL HITS MAJOR MILESTONES ON THREE SOUTHERN SCHOOL SCHEMES

AWARD-WINNING construction partner Stepnell has made significant progress with three of its education projects in the southern region – Gordon’s School, Canford School and The Woodroffe School. The projects, which all include the ...

UK’s largest school transport provider Kura launches self serve offering

Leading transport management provider Kura has implemented a new customer-focussed technology strategy as part of a revamped vision to deliver safer, greener, smarter travel for schools across the UK.    Under the guidance of a refreshed ...

CIFAS WARNS SCHOOLS OF HIGH COURT WRIT SCAM

New scam targeting schools demanding the immediate payment of thousands of pounds Cifas advising schools to ensure staff are trained to handle such requests   Cifas is warning schools to be wary of requests for payments received from unknown ...

New Suffolk school opens in Grade II listed Wetheringsett Manor to boost outcomes for vulnerable pupils from Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridge

A new specialist school with state-of-the-art facilities has opened in Stowmarket, Suffolk in Grade II listed former rectory Wetheringsett Manor, in response to the growing demand for personalised learning to meet the needs of pupils with social, ...

What Asbestos Taught Us About Managing Risk

The UK’s asbestos industry ended on 24th August 1999 after being used heavily from the 1950s to 80s. Over 20 years on, we’re starting to see the delayed latency period taking effect as asbestos deaths have peaked over the last year or so.   ...