UK schools top of the global classroom for embracing technology, with majority of parents supportive of remote/hybrid learning

64% of UK schools use technology in everyday teaching and learning practices 55% of parents are supportive of EdTech in the classroom and remote or hybrid learning 57% of UK schools involve students in the planning of technology use in the ...

Dynabook and Encyclopaedia Britannica partner to bring trusted learning content to education devices

23 March 2022, Neuss Germany – Today, Dynabook Europe and Encyclopaedia Britannica announce a partnership to bring Encyclopaedia Britannica’s trusted ‘Britannica School’ learning content to Dynabook’s fleet of education devices. The partnership ...

Education vacancies hit two-year high while applications tumble

    Education vacancies hit a two-year high at the end of last year, while application numbers fell. That’s according to recent research from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo).   The data, provided by the ...

Schools to benefit from bolstered cybersecurity resilience package launched in response to National Cyber Security Centre alert

“LGfL-The National Grid for Learning is set to bolster online defences for schools in response to the National Cyber Security Centre’s alert to act now following Russia’s attack on the Ukraine,” says John Jackson, CEO, whose organisation has stepped ...

Belfast Primary School Leverages NSPCC’s Speak out Stay safe Programme to Complement PDMU Curriculum

A recent independent evaluation by the NSPCC confirmed an ongoing need for Speak out Stay safe (SOSS). Whilst most primary children have a good understanding of what abusive behaviour looks like and which trusted adults they can speak to, the ...

Bad Actors Innovate, Extort and Launch 9.7M DDoS Attacks in 2021 According to the Latest NETSCOUT Threat Intelligence Report

Ransomware Gangs, DDoS-for-Hire Services, and Server Class Botnet Armies Make Attacks Easier to Launch with Greater Sophistication London – 22 March 2022 – NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., (NASDAQ: NTCT) today announced findings from its bi-annual Threat ...

Schools win big by sharing their inspiring stories in national competition

Promethean awards more than £60,000 in edtech to schools   It’s an excellent start to the new year for 20 lucky schools across the UK, celebrating wins in ‘Classroom Stories’ - a national competition run by global education technology ...

Improving student engagement with active learning

Giancarlo Brotto, Global Education Advisor at SMART Technologies One of the biggest struggles teachers have faced since the start of the pandemic is ensuring they remain connected with their students. Irrespective of where lessons are held – whether ...

Acer is Back at BETT Live show and will be showcasing the latest Chromebooks and Windows 11 TravelMates for Education

After 2 years away, Acer is back at this year’s live BETT show with the latest innovations and technology, showcasing new devices as part of the Acer for Education pledge to ‘Inspire Daily, Learn Always’. Join Google | Acer @ stand SC42 – ...

SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE PROVIDES FREE TICKETS AND RESOURCES TO TEACHERS AND STUDENTS AS PART OF THIS YEAR’S PLAYING SHAKESPEARE WITH DEUTSCHE BANK PRODUCTION OF MACBETH

Directed by Sarah Frankcom, the 2022 Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production is Macbeth, A full-scale, gripping, 90-minute show in the Globe Theatre created specifically for young people. The Globe has already welcomed thousands of state ...

FOUR IN TEN TEACHERS PLAN TO CUT THEIR TEACHING HOURS IN NEXT TWO YEARS

Four in ten (38%) teachers plan on changing their working hours in the next two years – with one in 12 (8%) leaving teaching entirely Almost a third (29%) of women teachers said they planned to step back from the classroom   Four in ...

Improving student engagement with active learning

Giancarlo Brotto, Global Education Advisor at SMART Technologies One of the biggest struggles teachers have faced since the start of the pandemic is ensuring they remain connected with their students. Irrespective of where lessons are held – whether ...