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Maintaining first-class student satisfaction in a post-COVID era

Martin Taylor, Deputy CEO at Content Guru, discusses what universities must do, in these strange times and in respect to their technology, to maintain student satisfaction.
academic year post-lockdown

What to expect from the new academic year post-lockdown

In light of schools reopening at the beginning of the month, Simon Carter, Director at RM Education, highlights what is to be expected from the new academic year post-lockdown.
Social pretend play

Why social pretend play should be promoted in preschools

Scientists from the University of Konstanz and Thurgau University of Teacher Education investigate the importance of social pretend play for children’s social-emotional development, suggesting educational strategies to support children’s play.
reopen schools

Supporting employees as the schools reopen

David Price, workplace wellbeing expert and CEO of Health Assured, advises how employers can support their staff as schools begin to reopen.
Street harassment school

Schoolgirls demand street harassment awareness to be taught in schools

As children head back to schools this week, a group of schoolgirls are demanding that street harassment is made a mandatory topic taught in lessons.
Heavy screen time

Heavy screen time in childhood is linked to lower academic performance

A new study of 8 to 11 year olds shows an association between heavy screen time and poorer reading performance, as well as between heavy computer use and poorer numeracy.
Disadvantaged pupils

53% of pupils from deprived schools are four months behind, say teachers

As children in the UK return to school three months behind in their studies, a survey has suggested disadvantaged pupils and boys have been worst hit.
black students, british schools

Black Students Matter: Can British schools learn anti-racism? 

Halima Jibril, History student and Founding Editor of Ashamed Magazine, discusses Black children in the British school system and calls for education outside of traditional schooling.
Making online learning inclusive

Making online learning inclusive for all

Simon Barnes, CEO & Founder of TLC LIVE, shares his advice on how to ensure online learning remains engaging and accessible to a wide range of students.
transport health and safety

Back to School: How to handle transport health and safety the right way

James Horseman, Company Director of Horseman Coaches explores how transport health and safety can be handled the right way as students begin to go back to school.
remote learning environments

Enabling secure remote learning environments promptly during a crisis

Jessica Riccio, Solutions Marketing Manager, Fortinet, explores the security solutions that can be put in place to protect remote learning environments.
Examination results, England, Scotland

Downgraded exam results in Scotland cause anger

Exam results released in Scotland create waves of anger after a mass downgrading of teacher-assessed grades, likely to be similar for England in late August.
UK test and trace, second wave

UK test and trace system not ready for schools to reopen

Researchers say the UK test and trace system needs to improve in four weeks, to prevent a two-times larger COVID second wave.
black autism, ADHD

Where is the research into Black autism and ADHD?

Suzy Rowland, author of S.E.N.D. in the Clowns: Essential ADHD/Autism Family Guide, discusses the  need for research on Black autism and ADHD.
children's mental health

Children’s mental health: Transitioning back to school

Paediatric experts from Nationwide Children offer their advice on children's mental health when transitioning back to school.
safety measures

Balancing safety measures with tight budgets in government-funded organisations

Nick Wilson, Director of Health & Safety Services, and James Tamm, Director of Legal Services at Ellis Whittam, explain how those within education, local government and the charity sector can sustain safety measures in the workplace despite financial constraints.
edtech strategy

Creating an effective edtech strategy for when schools reopen

Graham Glass, CEO of Cypher Learning, discusses how schools can use this time as an opportunity to implement an effective edtech strategy for when they reopen.
children into STEM

Encouraging children into STEM throughout lockdown and beyond

Here, we highlight how parents can continue to encourage children into STEM (Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects during lockdown and beyond.
urban future

Re-imagining our urban future in light of COVID-19

Anna Lisa Boni, Secretary General, EUROCITIES enlightens us on the salient points when it comes to re-imagining our urban future in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
artificial intelligence robot

Artificial intelligence robot to support group discussion with pupils

Here, Takahira Yamaguchi from Keio University in Japan explores how an artificial intelligence robot works as part of a group discussion at a primary school.

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