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4 Great Reasons to have African Drumming and Dance in Schools

 

If you’ve never experienced one of our Unbeatable Energy workshops before, you might never have considered the many ways that…

Help your Child to Beat the Post-Camp Blues

Summer camps are incredibly fun, but when it’s all over the post-camp blues can start to settle in. 

How can parents maintain the same level of fun, excitement and creativity as a summer…

How can schools improve their recruitment and retention of teachers?

 

It is common knowledge for everyone with an interest in education that primary and secondary schools across the UK are finding it more and more difficult to attract and retain teaching…

Life after exams: How vital is academic success?

 

This year has seen the largest ever year-on-year decline for GCSE results. With grades down to the lowest level since 2008, this is undoubtedly a very worrying time for many…

Technology and education - the perfect match?

 

The changing landscape of consumer behaviour seen in recent years, thanks to the increasingly widespread use of mobile technology and the rise of the internet, has had a significant…

Fire Risk Warning of Charging Mobile Phones in Bed

 

Children in Lincolnshire could be putting their lives, and the lives of their families, at risk by charging their mobile phones in bed.  Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue are recommending…

Low cost solution to slippery decking

 

Wooden decking can become hazardous in damp and slippery conditions, creating the possible threat of a slips or falls for anyone walking across the surface. Outside areas where people…

There’s nothing ‘old-skool’ about BASIC

 

The Rt Hon John Bercow, Buckinghamshire MP and Speaker for the House of Commons recently attended a coding workshop at Swanbourne School to see how they were keeping up with the new…

Five reasons why you SHOULD be able to take your IT for granted

 

IT is the now fourth utility, after your gas, electric and water; it has to ‘just work’ because it is integral to the business critical functions of your school, so you have to be able…

The benefits of having canopies in schools

 

Opting to install a canopy in a school would bring with it a number of benefits. The children would be able to play and learn outside in an environment that would not be affected by the…

You Can Study With Selfies and Twitter?!

 

SAM Labs wireless blocks revolutionise studying with the Internet of Things, teaching kids programming while they study or complete their homework

As of 2015, children clock…

Success in the classroom can be improved with technology

 

The impact of technology in the classroom is a hotly contested topic. The OECD says that students glued to tablets all day perform worse and that “more technology doesn’t guarantee…

Mayor’s Fund for London supports legal education project with primary schools in London

 

Almost 1000 primary school pupils have gained an insight into the workings of the justice system through taking part in the Mayor’s Fund for London Theatre of Law project during this…

New project will unite the globe to Bang the Drum for street children’s rights

 

Bang the drum 2016 is a new project that will unite drummers of all ages and abilities across the UK and the globe, who will be joined together via a live stream, to support the street…

LED lighting in a school sports hall

LED lighting for schools – a bursar's guide

According to the Carbon Trust, getting lighting right is essential for both energy…

Fibregrid Launches Most Affordable GRP Range Yet

FibreGrid, the leading producer of anti-slip flooring products, launches its most affordable GRP range yet – SlipGrip® Standard. 

With prices starting from as little as £11.40 per stair…

Stone Group Offers Primary Schools £2500 Worth of IT Support for Free

 

Stone Group, the provider of ICT solutions and services to education and the public sector, announced it will offer all primary schools in the…

How technology can transform a student’s learning

Technology plays a critical role in the life of students and given the right tools and guidance can help motivate and inspire them to achieve great success.

Vickie Bacon, a teacher and…

The IET Faraday programme: Bringing Science, Technology and Maths to life

We can do more to nurture students’ interest and achievement in Science, Design & Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) – by showing them the exciting, real-life applications of the…

Shelters for Schools - Benefits of Outdoor Learning and Play

As the number of pupils in schools increases, it is important to provide sufficient facilities to offer opportunities for outdoor learning and play. Shelters for schools can transform unused areas…