Resources

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:

The Met Office is launching a schools programme to help young people understand and prepare for the impact of weather and climate on their communities. This long-term investment in education brings to life the Met Office’s expertise and authority in world-leading science and meteorology through resources designed to improve young people’s engagement in maths, science, technology, the arts and humanities.

Teachers, and those with student welfare responsibility, may at last have a new resource to help them support young people experiencing eating disorders.

Such is the case of rapidly increasing rates in disordered eating across the country, it is now becoming more and more challenging for headteachers, school wellbeing teams and campus-based care staff to find swift and appropriate options for support.

From September, schools working with Tassomai will have access to a suite of 150 videos designed to target gaps in knowledge identified by their use of the program. The Tassomai algorithm automatically identifies students’ weaknesses and picks out a video targeted at helping them.

- Tassomai to launch personalised intervention videos for students with knowledge gaps in science

- Research project shows significant impact on knowledge recall and retention amongst GCSE science students

Reuse4education.com is a unique online marketplace platform for educators to swap, buy and sell, donate or borrow equipment and resources

 

The Red House, Aldeburgh - Engaging and inspiring education sessions for all 

The Red House is the former home of the world famous composer, Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) and his partner, the singer Peter Pears (1910-1986). Located in the beautiful Suffolk town of Aldeburgh, The Red House is a unique resource for schools and provides an inspiring educational experience for all children. It has won awards for its work with families, children and young people.

Calibre Audio Library is a national charity that brings audiobooks to those unable to access print because of dyslexia, sight loss or another disability that prevents them from holding a book. Our library has around 11,000 audiobooks; all are unabridged, recorded by professional actors and broadcasters and available for unlimited borrowing by our members. 

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Hard-pressed teachers will be forced to take extra time off sick unless the Government injects more money into cash-strapped schools. The warning comes from a senior school business leader who says overworked teachers are suffering from mental health issues and are at breaking point.

Ask any teacher and they will tell you that ‘teaching’ is just part of it. There is the responsibility to safeguard children in their care, create an atmosphere conducive to learning, the need to adequately prepare students for examinations... There’s marking, teacher-parent meetings, lesson planning... the list goes on. And on... With so many responsibilities, professional development can seem more like a ‘nice-to-have’ than a feasible commitment.

The Actives has been selected to join London’s leading SportTech, FitTech and HealthTech incubator programme, SportTechHub.

The incubator, which is backed by London Sport and supported by PwC, Fieldfisher, London & Partners and Loughborough University London, works to support the development of physical activity and sport, and will see The Actives work closely with London Sport and a range of physical activity stakeholders as part of broader efforts to align technology and physical activity strategies across the country.