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EducationCity host best PlayLive Challenge Week ever!

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…

Identifying Dyslexia in Students

Identifying Dyslexia in Students

Clare Othman, Operations Director, Supply Desk, specialists in matching school staffing needs with the best available SEN staff - permanent, long-term and supply - gives her top tips on how to…

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Fire Safety in Schools: What Can be Done?

Pupil safety in schools is paramount. From anti-bullying policies to teaching pupils about being safe online, a large portion of a child’s school day revolves around security and protection. This…

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Virtual Reality Learning

Virtual Reality Learning: A Technological Innovation for Education

When it comes to classroom study, learning processes are constantly evolving and new developments in technology means…

Why is colour so important in early development?

Why is colour so important in early development?

As you may have noticed, young children love colour! It catches their…

LocknCharge to launch its new charge and store device, the Putnam 16 Charging Station, at BETT 2018

LocknCharge to launch its new charge and store device, the Putnam 16 Charging Station, at BETT 2018

LocknCharge is committed to making teachers’ lives easier by manufacturing high quality solutions for syncing, charging, transporting, securing and storing iPads, Chromebooks, tablets and other…

The Importance of Interactive Learning in School

It’s impossible to understate the importance of interactive learning ina school environment, especially as recent developments in technology have, in turn,brought about ground-breaking changes to …

The Perfect Finish: Two Schools Score Dulux Smarter Spaces £10,000 Design Prize

Two lucky schools have been announced as winners of the annual Dulux Smarter Spaces competition and are each set to receive £10,000 worth of colour and design services.

Lawley Primary…

A Brief Guide to School Toilet Regs

When planning washroom facilities for school premises, there are various best practice design guides to point you in the right direction, such as …

How teachers can use mobile apps to engage students

By Paul Swaddle, Co-founder and Chairman of Pocket App
 

As youngster’s up and down the country prepare for school this September, education technology continues to…

Sound and light show launches children's competition. Credit Angus Forbes

Sound and light show launches children's competition to voice major event

The Enchanted Forest sound and light show is launching a competition to find a child who can lend their voice to the award-winning event.

Auditions are open for the Voice of The Enchanted…

The Importance of Building a Great Relationship Between Teachers and Parents

The Importance of Building a Great Relationship Between Teachers and Parents

In this post, The Present Tree, discuss thoughts on the importance of teacher-parent relationships, and offers some top tips to…

Project reveals new way to combat stress and anxiety in teachers

Schools and academies across the length and breadth of the country are full of staff battling stress and anxiety, leading one Trust to explore an innovative solution to the problem. 

Leigh…

The Importance of Educating through Sport

Starting in 2018, more funding is going to be allocated to schools for…

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The role of technology in engagement, memory retention & exam success

Exam results are just as important for teachers as they are for students. 

An educator's ability to help their pupils pass an exam is often — though not always — …

5 Things To Consider When Choosing Your School Canopy

Outdoor shelters and canopies are a great way to extend the space available to schools - from outdoor classrooms and dining areas to covered playgrounds - but how do you make sure you choose the…

The Effects of Digital Media Consumption on Education

According to a recent Pew Research Center survey, 92% of teens report using the internet on a daily basis,…

Wooden playground equipment and why it is better

The two key components of designing playgrounds is sustainability and safety. When children are playing around them their attentions tend to sway towards how ‘fun’ and interactive they are. So …

Forest school outdoor learning

The Hideout House Company have created a new range of outdoor classrooms and shelters to complement the forest school revolution

As the Forest Schools programme spreads to more and more…

Plugging in to modular buildings – lighting controls in the education sector

As a growing population puts further strain on the demand for public services and school places, local authorities are turning to modular buildings to construct lower carbon buildings more quickly…