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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.
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10% of parents have hit another car as a result of school run stress

MORE TH>N Car Insurance teams up with child psychologist, Sam Wass to recommend tips and techniques on how to survive school run stress
school mental health

New ‘happiness’ service launched to combat school mental health crisis

A new wellbeing subscription service is launched this week which aims to tackle the biggest issue facing education today – school mental health
role of technology

Exam results provide crucial chance for schools to recognise role of technology

D2L comments on the need for schools to recognise the role of technology and how they can improve year on year as GCSE results day approaches 
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School leavers urged to consider career in air traffic control

As the UK’s airports gear up for what could be their busiest summer on record, NATS, the UK’s main air traffic service provider, is calling on students receiving their exam results to consider a career in the aviation industry.
apprenticeships

Female school leavers fear negative perception of apprenticeships

New research from Arch Apprenctices has shown that 'negative perceptions' of apprenticeships are abundant amongst school leavers, especially females who worry about their perceived lack of academic credibility.
children educated

£4 million awarded to projects to improve education for children with additional needs

School Standards Minister Nick Gibb has announced nine innovative schemes across the country to benefit from a £4million fund to develop new ways of improving alternative provision, to support children educated outside of mainstream or special schools
languages

Languages boost to deliver skilled workforce or UK’s businesses

A new drive to deliver a nation of confident linguists and ensure businesses have the skilled workers they need has been unveiled by School Standards Minister Nick Gibb today
public sector organisations

Public sector organisations to receive much-need apprentices

A new contract has been awarded to leading provider Arch Apprentices which will provide public sector organisations throughout the UK with more access to apprentices.
lesson planning

New curriculum fund vows to reduce lesson planning time for teachers

Schools minister Nick Gibb has launched a £7.7 million fund to provide teachers with high-quality lesson plans and resources in a bid to cut unnecessary workloads.
energy waste

Love Energy Savings encourages schools to reduce energy waste with new competition

Love Energy Savings has launched a national competition to educate secondary school pupils about energy conservation and encourage schools to be more mindful of their consumption 
heritage schools

Thousands of children will benefit from Heritage Schools Programme

The Department for Education has announced a £1.6 million investment into Historic England’s award-winning Heritage Schools programme. The money will allow the scheme to continue for the next two years and is believed to benefit up to 120,000 children across the UK The programme by Heritage Schools has encouraged more than...
interpersonal skills

Technology in education is hindering student’s interpersonal skills

According to a recent survey, over 50% of teachers believe that technology in the classroom has hindered the interpersonal skills of pupils the most
quality schooling

Foreign Secretary calls on world leaders to provide quality schooling for every girl

Providing every girl with at least 12 years of quality schooling will solve many of the world’s problems, Boris Johnson told pupils during a surprise school visit on International Women’s Day
personal finance

deVere CEO: Personal finance should be taught as a standalone subject in schools

Personal finance should be included as a standalone subject in UK schools, affirms the boss of one of the world’s largest independent financial services organisations
female surveyors

International Women’s Day calls for more female surveyors

Graduate surveyor Charlotte Williams is urging schools to do more to make young women aware of surveying as a career as International Women’s Day approaches
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Environment Agency help children to prepare for floods at school

The Environment Agency are running ‘Flood Weeks’ at schools in the North East of England to help children prepare for floods in their local areas.
tax-free childcare

Families to save thousands thanks to tax-free childcare

A new scheme announced today (14th February), opens tax-free childcare up to eligible working parents who have children under 12 years old Parents, including the self-employed, can apply online for Tax-Free Childcare by visiting Childcare Choices. Parents can also access the government’s childcare calculator through Childcare Choices, which helps parents to...
Speech, language and communication

Speech, language and communication skills

Director of Education at I CAN, Deirdre Fitzpatrick turns the spotlight on speech, language and communication skills (SLCN) As I CAN’s Director of Education I’m proud to be able to say our schools, Dawn House School in Nottinghamshire and Meath School in Surrey, provide an environment where all children and...
teacher recruitment

How can we reverse the teacher recruitment and retention crisis?

Emma Hollis, Executive Director of the National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers sheds light on the issues around teacher recruitment and retention With issues around teacher recruitment and retention going way beyond discussions in staff rooms and school corridors and into the public eye, those of us at the heart...

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