450 UK Primary Schools Begin ‘I Can’t To I Can’ Mental Wellbeing Challenge Ahead Of Anti-Bullying Week

450 UK schools start I Can’t to I Can mental wellbeing challenge on 8th November to build self-confidence, resilience and self-esteem mental ahead of Anti-Bullying Week The 5-day Challenge was created as a response to anxiety pandemic amongst young ...

OKdo partners with LEGO® Education to retail enhanced STEAM education products

OKdo, trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions, has announced partnered with LEGO® Education as an authorised reseller of LEGO® Education products in the UK. The partnership ...

Just 1% of teachers in England feel prepared to teach politics while 72% of parents agree it’s important for children to be politically literate

An award-winning political literacy platform has revealed that only 1% of teachers feel prepared to teach politics, despite 72% of parents agreeing it’s important for children to be politically literate, in the largest study of its kind since 2010. ...

Department of Education announce that care leavers and disadvantaged pupils are to benefit from a £126 million investment in new laptops and tablets

++ Birmingham head teacher welcomes funding for an expansion of the Get Help with Technology programme ++ Mr Alex Hughes, Principal at Ninestiles, An Academy The Department of Education have announced that up to half a million more disadvantaged ...

The National Association of Therapeutic Parents Launches Website and Resources for Schools.

The National Association of Therapeutic Parents (NAOPT) has now launched a website packed with resources for all types of schools. By supporting schools and its teaching staff, the NAOPT hopes to raise awareness of development trauma.     ...

A culture of disclosure: Why more young people are speaking out about childhood abuse

This article was written by Gabrielle Shaw, CEO, National Association for People Abused in Childhood. NAPAC is a national, UK charity offering support to adult survivors of all types of childhood abuse, including physical, sexual, emotional ...

New guide for educators in optimising independence in sixth form learning

Facet Publishing announce the publication of Facilitating Effective Sixth Form Independent Learning by Andrew K. Shenton   For young people who have opted to continue their education post-sixteen, it is difficult to overstate the importance of ...

RIGHT IDEA / RIGHT TIME – HOW PE CAN CHANGE EVERY CHILD FOR THE BETTER

The beauty of sport is the opportunity it gives the educator to support all round whole-person development, which includes but is not limited to the promotion of physical health.   The accepted narrative that PE is all about physical activity ...

XULA changes the game for mask wearers in COVID-19 era

  Ground-breaking protective mask manufacturer XULA has come up with a range of innovative, transparent masks, which contain a specialised coating 99.9% effective against COVID-19.   The next-generation masks are set to revolutionise the ...

TWO THIRDS OF PARENTS SAY SCHOOLS NOT DOING ENOUGH TO PREPARE YOUNG PEOPLE FOR LIFE EVENTS

Lessons on death, sex and personal finances now favoured by parents over many traditional subjects Two thirds of parents think that schools don’t do enough to prepare young people for life events, with more than half saying that lessons about, ...

School’s Out Forever: Is It Time to Call It a Day on School Uniform?

School uniform is a staple of the British education system. A variety of brazen blazer colours, tartan skirts, shirts, and striped ties certainly live up to the organisational structure of schools that are represented in movies such as Harry Potter ...

NEW REPORT: lack of skills holds back digital learning, affecting both students and teachers

While 68% of teachers rate poor access to the internet or a device as the biggest barrier to digital learning, 56% said it was held back by a lack of digital skills among parents, teachers, and learners   25th October 2021: Oxford University ...