Science, technology and engineering are critical to the future of Britain and the wider world. However, as the new school year starts, Britain’s parents feel the next generation of scientists could be at risk if schools don’t keep up with technological and scientific advances, new research has found. The research quizzed parents of about current science lessons and their own memories of science at school.

Bournemouth & Poole College is home to 11,000+ students from across the region, the UK and the world. The institution is the largest provider of Further Education (FE) and Apprenticeships in the surrounding area. The college supports a range of values, among them a passion for learning and success, within a supportive and caring environment. In order to uphold these values, it is important that the college offers the best learning experience that is supportive to the needs of every student.

Chris Ross, SVP International from Barracuda Networks, answers our questions on cyberbullying and tells us how the landscape of the digital environment is changing…

How is cyber bullying evolving as technology changes?

The London Grid for Learning has called for technology companies to embrace calls for change and put the safety of children first in all developments in light of findings from its latest report.

Mediaworks is pioneering the way for the younger generation and helping those interested become familiar with the world of digital opportunities. Recently the digital marketing agency took part in the opening of Lloyds Banking educational programme, The Rediscover Live Project. Selected as part of a cohort of success businesses in the North East, Mediaworks supported the project in a bid to bring more awareness to the sector.

The EducationCity annual PlayLive Challenge, which took place between the 17th and 22nd June, was a phenomenal success, with a record number of children taking part. All in all, over 7,340 students participated in the two-day competition.

The aim of the week was to crown the PlayLive Maths and English Champions for the year, as well as boost excitement and engagement surrounding Maths and English, and to this end, the company opened up the competition to all schools, not just their subscribing schools and schools already taking a trial with them.

Graham Cooper, head of education at Capita SIMS, shares top tips from influential EdTech Bloggers on using technology to smoothly deliver inspiring lessons…

The positive impact of 3D printing on school curriculum has already been well-documented. But as any school IT administrator will attest, implementing such a resource can pose significant challenges behind the scenes.

Websites, apps and social media mirror and reflect the lives of young people, but they may also have a deep impact on their personal experiences so how can we be keeping children safe online.