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One third of the population affected by schools shutdown

Over 21 million people — 11 million parents and 10 million children, or a third of the population — are being affected by schools shutdown across the UK, according to a new analysis of official…

outdoor learning

Government urged to support outdoor learning

A coalition of non-for-profit school residential and educational providers has written to the government urging it to extend the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and bring forward funding intended…

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Remote learning ‘Zooms’ to success

As the lockdown continues, education providers are adapting their teaching styles to ensure the continuity of learning.

Keele and North Staffordshire Teacher Education (KNSTE) are…

Mike Glanville article on safeguarding

Safeguarding across a multi-academy trust

The scale of managing safeguarding across a multi-academy trust can come with particular challenges, including a lack of continuity between systems, patchy communication between and within…

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Wellbeing focus for Cheshire primary schools

With children and parents approaching their ninth week of school closures due to the coronavirus pandemic, three Cheshire primary schools are supporting pupils and parents with wellbeing resources…

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The UK has paved the way to a 21st century education for all

Coronavirus has a lot to answer for, much heartache and tragic loss but one rather more positive effect has been the emergence of a truly active and enjoyable life online for many of us. Education…

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Daro delivers long lasting hand washing skills

Since the onset of the Coronavirus, Suffolk-based manufacturer Daro UV Systems (part of the Daro Group), has seen a sharp increase in demand for its hand inspection cabinet.

In the wake of…

Child and parent carrying out coronavirus control measures.

School safety: Put parents at ease with coronavirus control measures in canteens

Schools will have a phased re-opening following the coronavirus shutdown, and with the government suggesting this will begin on June 1st, a food safety consultancy has suggested school restaurants…

Education turns to AI company

Education sector turns to AI company to defend millions of students' data and research

Darktrace, the world’s leading cyber AI company, has announced that more education institutions around the world are using Darktrace’s cyber AI technology to safeguard systems, student data and…

Gary Dewhurst with investment to help teacher shortage

£100,000 investment allows North East company to deliver app to tackle nationwide teacher shortage

Angel investor Gary Dewhurst has injected £100,000 into a North East company to fund the development of an innovative mobile app that is set to transform the teacher recruitment process.
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Appreciating and learning blog by Elaine Jackson

Appreciating and learning using our outlook, not just our Outlook.

Education experts at the University of Chester are encouraging us to use the view from our windows as a way of appreciating and learning more about the world.

Elaine Jackson, Visiting…

children and parents during pandemic

Major stressors for parents during COVID-19 revealed in new report

  • Work cited as the most frequent source of stress for parents, followed by their children's wellbeing 
  • 80% of families previously receiving support from services say it’s been…
Mental health during COVID-19

What helps or harms adolescents’ mental health during COVID-19 crisis

A new research survey from experts at the University of Oxford along with collaborators from the Universities of Cambridge, Glasgow, and New South Wales. It will track adolescents’ mental health…

Students making PPE for frontline workers

Staff and students have been producing PPE for NHS frontline workers

Tutors and students at The Manchester College and higher education provider UCEN Manchester, both part of LTE Group, have been helping in the fight against coronavirus by producing Personal…

teach kids about money

Nine fun activities to teach kids about money

 As schools have closed to help combat the spread of Covid-19, parents are taking a greater lead than ever before in teaching their children at home.

One invaluable lesson is how to manage…

lunch box to tackle eating disorder

Occupational therapist finds innovative way to tackle eating disorder in vulnerable children

Rachel Peek, an occupational therapist at the Greater Manchester based charity the Together Trust, has been working recently to tackle eating disorder Pica amongst local vulnerable children.  …

Ha-Pea zone for kids learning at home

Yes peas! Launches the Ha-Pea zone for kids learning at home

New educational hub equips families at home to Grow, Cook and Learn about the Great British Pea!

The Yes Peas! campaign, run by the British Growers Association and funded by growers,…

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Boost Education Offers Free Tutoring to Children of NHS Staff

The popular London tutoring service, Boost Education is extending its thanks to NHS staff working hard on the front lines to save lives in the battle against coronavirus with the offer of free…

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Teesside University offers free online training for teachers to support the delivery of a digital curriculum

Teachers in the Tees Valley and County Durham are now able to sign up to free digital skills training – technical and creative – following some quick thinking by Teesside University as part of its…