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Top tips: how to make the most of digital education platforms

Both G Suite for Education and Office 365 Education are intuitive to use and already successfully used daily by thousands of schools of all sizes across England with pupils from 4 – 18 years old…

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Teacher feedback crucial to better student performance, reveals new Cambridge International research

Teacher feedback is crutial on their work and are not receiving enough, which is having a knock-on effect on student performance, according to new research sponsored by Cambridge International.…

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Schools and parents turn to virtual tuition as children risk falling behind

Schools and parents across Britain are urgently turning to virtual tuition services to prevent pupils from falling up to a year behind in key subjects like maths.
 
It is widely…

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Call for education professionals to help with recruitment of child participants for groundbreaking language technology project

Education professionals are being urged to inform parents of children aged between four and eight to use the extra family time the pandemic has presented to participate in a groundbreaking…

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Majority of education professionals feel stressed about finding a new role in the current climate

A brand new study from the UK’s leading independent job board, CV-Library, reveals that a staggering 75% of education professionals feel stressed about…

Sophie Howe, who is calling on Welsh Government to further consider replacing the qualifications.

New GCSE qualifications must reflect our changing world

GCSEs in Wales don’t reflect the needs of society as we rebuild after the coronavirus pandemic - and leave teenagers unprepared for life, says the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales.…

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Online learning platform Firefly acquires SchoolPost to improve teacher parent communications

Firefly Learning, the leading provider of education technology for learning continuity and parental engagement, announces the acquisition of SchoolPost, a leading school-home communications tool…

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Tender success as Magna become approved contractor to schools

Warwickshire based Magna IM has been appointed by Crescent Purchasing Consortium to become an approved contractor of maintenance work to schools across the West Midlands.


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Immersive learning app Outside 3D

Immersive learning Augmented Reality App “Outside 3D” Launches

 A new education Augmented Reality [AR] app,…

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Half of UK parents uncomfortable with children returning to school after COVID-19 lockdown

Half of UK parents do not feel comfortable about their children returning to school following lockdown, according to early results from a new study asking parents and carers about their children’s…

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Employer confidence slowly picks up in education industry, as jobs and applications rise

The latest job market data from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, reveals that employer confidence started to pick back up in the…

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Forum issues new safety guide for apprentices preparing to return to college

As Scotland’s colleges and training centres discuss reopening, the Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has helped develop a new set of…

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BCMG awarded grant from Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group has been awarded a significant grant to lead a ground-breaking project that supports and develops composing in primary schools.
 
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Lockdown learning: New data reveals online learning trends for UK students

New data from online learning platform, Firefly, reveals learning trends in the UK with parents eight times more engaged with their children’s studies than they were prior to COVID-19.  
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Social distancing technology introduced to protect children on the school run

School transport specialist Kura has updated its award-winning vehicle tracking and safeguarding technology, creating a tailored solution to help…

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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…

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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…

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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…