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Increasing student engagement in science, technology, engineering and maths subjects

Simon Biggs, Education Outreach Officer at Renishaw, explains how businesses can engage with students to increase engagement in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects.
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Revealed: The local authorities best at tackling school bullying in England

England’s best local authorities for tackling school bullying have been revealed in new research that has explored the number of exclusions across the country.
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Edtech policy is failing globally

Edtech policy is failing globally and needs a ‘critical update’, finds the new report by Varkey Foundation’s Atlantis Group.
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Councils receive funding boost to support childcare and early education

Councils across England will receive a funding boost to deliver free childcare places, enabling parents to work more flexibly and supporting children’s early development.
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The mental health implications for kids caught in the crossfire of divorce

This article takes a look at the mental health implications for children who are caught up in the middle of a marital breakdown. We will also analyse what you, as a parent, can do to help them.
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Three ways EdTech will benefit this century’s learners

Felicity Parsisson, Learning Designer at FutureLearn, explains three ways in which EdTech will benefit this century’s learners.
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How teachers can banish back-to-school burnout

Here Dr Margot Sunderland – leading child psychologist and Director of Education and Training at The Centre for Child Mental Health – explores back-to-school burnout and provides teachers with advice on how stay fit and healthy.
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Revolutionising teacher workload: Unlocking the potential of EdTech

Research from University College London shows teachers work on average 47 hours a week, around 8 hours a week more than comparable OECD countries, here Shehzad Najib, CEO of Kinteract, discusses how EdTech can reduce teacher workload.
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Can mindfulness help your child’s education?

Here, Rachel Hall, Managing Director of Busy Things, discusses how mindfulness can benefit your child’s education and how you can try it with them at home.
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STEM Excellence: A model for equalising opportunities for STEM

Susan Assouline, PhD, Director Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, U.S., details a model for equalising science, technology, engineering and mathematics opportunities and in this vein, that inspires excellene.

Why digital transformation in education matters

Peter Richardson, Senior Marketing Manager PFU (EMEA), explains why digital transformation in education plays a crucial role.
AI in education

AI in education: A white elephant trampling over evidence?

Dan Sandhu, CEO of Sparx argues that government is being blinkered in its approach to AI in education. When it comes to AI’s impact in classrooms, educators are suffering from a lack of evidence and an over-reliance of self-appointed AI ‘experts’.
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Does your childs school have an unsecure Wi-Fi network?

Back-to-School season: This year, hackers can get inside your kids' classroom as many schools have unsecure Wi-Fi networks that can be easily hacked.
toxic stress

Toxic stress amongst students: How is it being combatted?

In this article, we explore the difference in healthy stress and toxic stress, how our current exam system may well be aggravating stress levels, as well as the line between stress and mental health conditions.
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An estimated 1 in 7 five-year-olds are not immunised against MMR

Parents of primary school starters urged to check immunisation records after Public Health England (PHE) warns that 1 in 7 five-year-olds may not be fully immunised against MMR.
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ICT suppliers join new technology framework to support education bodies

The Government has launched a new technology framework to help education bodies to procure ICT goods and services.
NHS mental health

NHS mental health programme to be rolled out in schools nationwide

Education Secretary Damian Hinds sets out new plans to bring specialist NHS mental health services to UK schools for young people.
digital learning

LGfL and Virgin Media Business expand partnership to transform digital learning

Enhanced £50 million commitment between LGfL and Virgin Media Business will increase the capacity of LGfL’s Ignite National Education Network and transform digital learning at thousands of schools.
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Education professionals unable to help a student having an epileptic seizure

Almost half of the nation's education professionals admit they wouldn't be able to help a student having an epileptic seizure, according to research.
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Key Stage 1 tests to be removed under new reception class check-ups

Almost 10,000 schools sign up to pilot the Reception Baseline Assessment – the 20-minute check that will mean Key Stage 1 tests are removed.

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