Alupro launches campaign to educate primary pupils about recycling

Alupro, the aluminium packaging recycling organisation, has announced the launch of its 2020 primary education programme. From Monday 28September, schools across the UK and Ireland will be recruited to participate in the initiative, which aims to ...

School safety standards: How to teach our children about allergens

As schools welcome students back, albeit with greater COVID-19 health and safety measures in place, leaders must begin to give thought to other areas of concern too. Namely, food safety standards. With over 30,000 schools in the UK, all focusing more ...

What we can learn about distance learning technology in light of COVID-19

Rene Buhay, Vice President Sales and Marketing at AVer Europe, explores different approaches to teaching and learning across Europe in light of the pandemic. The delivery of classes and lectures has been transformed all over the world because of ...

Daily COVID-19 testing in schools is vital to save children’s education

Daily COVID-19 testing in schools will keep children in full-time education, stop mass COVID-19 spread, and help keep the economy afloat, according to Professor Abderrahim Taamouti, an Economist at Durham University Business School. Professor ...

Parent power: teachers worry they will face more pressure from parents after lockdown home-schooling

A new report suggests teachers are worried that they will face more pressure from parents who now want greater input into their children’s education after their lockdown home-schooling experience.  Research1 from specialist insurer ...

Impington International College expands its educational offering with six new subjects for 2021

Impington International College has launched six new subjects within its educational offering with first teaching from September 2021: International Baccalaureate (IB) Business, IB Global Politics, IB Italian ab initio, IB French ab initio, BTEC ...

RNIB works with the LEGO Foundation to bring LEGO® Braille Bricks toolkits to UK children

Children with vision impairment across the UK are set to benefit from thousands of LEGO® Braille Bricks toolkits thanks to the Royal National Institute of Blind People’s (RNIB) work with the LEGO Foundation. LEGO Braille Bricks introduce a new way to ...

Satchel appoints AQA Chief Executive Officer as Non-Executive Director

Satchel, the award-winning provider of the learning platform, Satchel One, home to Show My Homework, today announces the appointment of Colin Hughes, Chief Executive Officer of assessment body, AQA, as Non-Executive Director to the organisation. ...

CRB Cunninghams First Education Technology Company to Win a Public Sector Catering Award 22nd September 2020

On 15th September, CRB Cunninghams, providers of cashless catering, online payment and ID management software to the education sector, was named the winner of the Innovation award at this year’s Public Sector Catering awards, dedicated to recognising ...

How Digitalising School Facilities Can Maximise Efficiency In Response to COVID-19

While lockdown restrictions are being eased, it is likely that COVID-19 will leave a lasting legacy on our attitudes to safety and building management. As schools readjust to operating within the new norm, one thing is for certain: there is always ...

Investing in Skills and Teacher Training Can Inspire Growth in the Classroom Post-COVID

Research collated by Hays Education Training shows, weekly hours worked in the education sector fell from 28 to 21.6 hours a week, which freed up about 6.4 potential training hours during the pandemic.  The latest ONS data revealed an ...

Extreme Networks Delivers Cloud-Powered Connectivity for Students and Staff at Harrogate Grammar School

New Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi Network Delivers Reliable Wi-Fi 6 Connectivity and a Powerful User Experience Extreme Networks, a cloud-driven networking company, in partnership with NETprotocol, has deployed ExtremeCloud™ IQ at Harrogate Grammar School to ...