What if there was a way to make the EYFS and primary school observations and assessment process simpler? What if there was a way reduce the manual burden on teachers, but at the same time, allow them to achieve more?
These were just a couple of the questions that the software gurus at edtech software development company, NetSupport, were asking as they considered creating a new education app that would save time for teachers – as well as provide them with simple ways to gain more insights into the attainment and progress of their class.
Making a difference for boys’ reading and writing in school!
Ian MacDonald is a children’s author with a specialism in getting boys ‘on board’ with reading and writing. He is a recommended author on the School Library Association’s Boys into Bookslisting; his stories are full of marauding mummies, strange aliens and skateboarding grannies! Ian now devotes much of his time to providing an extensive author visit programme to schools across the country.
From September 2020, all primary schools in England must teach relationships education.
Growing up with Yasmine and Tom is an intuitive and lively online teaching resource.
Developed by teachers for teachers, and loved by children, it makes teaching relationships and sex education (RSE) easy and fun.
"This has transformed and updated our RSE programme – thank you for introducing us to a brilliant resource"
Are you a primary headteacher or school teacher looking for a fun and colourful magazine resource?
Brilliant Brainz is a monthly print magazine available on subscription. Aimed at 6 -12 year olds, it is packed full of educational, creative and inspiring content and activities.
The First Aid Five team has looked at a wide range of first aid advice and has brought this together in one place, to offer courses based on what is widely recognised as best practice. The new training material is easy to follow and understand. Animated videos produced by medial experts, as well as recap videos produced by First Aid Five, help make the training more engaging.
Now fully launched in the UK, Quizlet (www.quizlet.com) is one of the world’s leading user-generated learning platforms and apps (and the market leader in the US): each month, relied-upon by over 50 million active learners, from 130 countries, to study and master more than 300 million user-generated study sets, on every topic and subject, from languages, mathematics and photography, to science, economics, and history.
Straight Talking Peer Education employs teenage parents to educate pupils and raise awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation, healthy and unhealthy relationships and the realities and implications of early parenthood. Our courses have been independently evaluated to be effective in making students listen to, hear and remember our message.
There is now a realization by governments that schools play an important role in promoting good mental health. And there’s pressure on schools to deliver.
Promoting robust mental health is now a formal part of the PSHE curriculum, yet there’s very little available to schools in terms of support and resources.
Military Child Wellbeing: Little Troopers charity launches new course for primary schools
Military children’s charity, Little Troopers, has launched a new resource for primary schools to support service children. The Military Child Wellbeing Course is the first of its kind and is designed to encourage children in the military community to explore the unique challenges they experience while their parents are in the armed forces.
The Institute of Physics (IOP) has announced the launch of a brand new education website – IOPSpark – designed to provide online classroom resources for every aspect of teaching pre-19 physics.
In a single, easy-to-navigate destination, teachers can discover: