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EdTech revolution

Virtual reality: does it hold the key to the education secretary’s EdTech revolution?

Dave Kenworthy, Director of Digital Services at CoSector explores Damian Hinds EdTech revolution and discusses how virtual reality could be the key driver
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Nine out of 10 parents fear for their deaf child’s support at school

Nine out of ten parents of deaf children are worried about the future of their child’s support at school, a new survey has revealed
two-year degree

Government boosts choice for students with more two-year degrees

Thousands of students across the country will be handed more choice than ever before, with the expansion of two-year degrees.
education and training

Government must adapt education and training to prepare the next generation for the workplace

The European Training Foundation (ETF) tasked with supporting countries in the EU neighbourhood to undertake reforms in education and training and employment policies, is organising ‘Skills for the Future: Managing transition’
primary school PE

Primary school PE could be ‘transformed for a generation’ by new funding

Training for teachers, more varied activities, and new equipment to get classes moving are helping to usher in a ‘once in a generation’ transformation of primary school PE across schools in England
learn in 2019

5 trends to transform the way we learn in 2019

Shaped by technology, new advances and alternative ways of thinking; the way we learn is changing. A report by the Open University shows how it has evolved
adult learners

Widening options for adult learners

Alison Watson, Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Business at Arden University provides insight into widening education options for adult learners
baby learning

Boom in baby learning means future looks bright 

The early years of a child’s life are some of the most important when it comes to their development, and new research has revealed that parents are more proactive with baby learning than ever before
STEM Inspiration Awards

UK Hydrographic Office receives Highly Commended STEM Inspirational Awards

The UK Hydrographic Office has been awarded Highly Commended STEM Inspiration Awards ahead of National STEM Day, in recognition of their outstanding commitment to encouraging young people into science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers
T levels

£8 million initiative will boost teacher skills ahead of T levels

Teachers and staff across the country will benefit from a new £8 million professional development offer, being developed by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), to help them prepare for the roll-out of new T Levels
college improvement

Government launch £15m college improvement fund

Struggling colleges across the country will benefit from a multi-million pound initiative to drive improvements across further education.
British international schools

British international schools need 230,000 more teachers

Teaching abroad direct found in the next ten years, British international schools will require 230,000 more teachers to meet staffing needs
nutritious breakfast

Thousands more school children receiving a nutritious breakfast

Thousands more children across the country are now getting a healthy and nutritious start to the day at a new or improved school breakfast club, the Children and Families Minister Nadhim Zahawi has announced today
tackle obesity

Public Health England issues new “how to tackle obesity” plan to schools

Public Health England- in partnership with the Local Government Association and the Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH)- has released the briefing for their upcoming ‘how to tackle obesity’ guide for education providers
education sector

How technology in the classroom is benefiting the education sector

Andy Goff, Director at ONVU learning explains the many benefits of video-assisted technology and how it has positively impacted the education sector.
graduate employment

Top 20 universities in the UK for graduate employment

The knowledge academy have pulled data from QS Graduate Employability Rankings, to find out which universities in the UK are among the top 20 for graduate employment
educational organisations

Educational organisations are risking GDPR penalties by not wiping the memory from old IT...

Despite GDPR legislation having come into effect over four months ago, the majority of UK educational organisations are now risking penalties by failing to adhere to some of the rules
dyslexia

Dyslexia is front and centre on international stage

The world’s first ever Global Dyslexia Summit takes place in London today, bringing together high profile dyslexics including Sir Richard Branson, Kelly Hoppen MBE,...
education sector

How technology is benefitting the education sector

Technology really is everywhere. But, unlike the views of the past, it isn’t here to destroy us all. Quite the contrary, technology is being used every single day to support and benefits all sort of sectors, and the education sector is no different
(STEM) education

Promoting excellence in U.S. STEM education

The important mission of the National Science Foundation when it comes to fostering excellence in undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education for all students in the U.S. is placed under the spotlight by Open Access Government

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