A teacher training during her apprenticeship

Teacher training: how to use the apprenticeship levy

Apprenticeships are a form of study where candidates aged 16 and upwards combine working ‘on the job’ and studying to gain the relevant skills and knowledge base for a particular sector-focused…

A class exercises: We must get children moving more to boost mental wellbeing

We must get children moving more to boost mental wellbeing

For too long, the system has treated physical and mental health as separate entities. This Children’s Mental Health Week, Imogen Buxton-…

Happy teacher in hallway after using feedback tool to improve teacher wellbeing

New feedback tool launched to identify and improve teacher wellbeing

Developed by leading education specialists and psychologists, the feedback tool is specifically tailored to help senior leaders improve teacher wellbeing and retention
In a drive to…

school play equipment - recycling fights climate change

Is your school play equipment a climate change winner?

Hardly a day goes by nowadays without the issue of climate change being mentioned on the news, backed up by disturbing scenes of the first obvious manifestations of global warming and its…

SEN funding - Jules Daulby

Exploring SEN funding in 2020 

Seeing a child with special educational needs (SEN) blossom in school can be one of the most rewarding aspects of our jobs. But pupils with SEN require extra support for which tailored classes,…

Student from Tudor Court taking the Primary Mathematics Challenge

About the Primary Mathematics Challenge

The Primary Mathematics Challenge is a fun and exciting mathematical Challenge aimed at pupils in years 5 and 6 England and Wales, P6 and P7 in Scotland, and Years 6 and 7 in Northern Ireland. The…

Children playing at Clear Sky Children's Charity

Clear Sky Children's Charity

Clear Sky provides therapeutic services to children who have experienced trauma through the provision of Play and Creative Arts services. Our highly qualified team work with schools, parents and…

Head teacher - Lara Péchard - speaks to us about managing mental health in schools and why supervision has to be on our radar

Why supervision has to be on our radar

Managing mental health in school – why supervision has to be on our radar
By Lara Péchard, Headteacher at St Margaret’s School in Herts…

DFRobot - micro:bit-designed ‘smart garden’ at Bett 2020.

DFRobot to showcase its IoT-enabled ‘Smart Garden’ at Bett 2020

DFRobot, a world-leading STEM education solution provider is boosting engagement with STEM with the help of their micro:bit-designed ‘smart garden’ at Bett 2020.

Embracing the power and…

Barry talks to QA Education about how 'School Exclusions Have Negative Impact On Students'

School Exclusions Have Negative Impact On Students

School Exclusions Have Negative Impact On Students Article by Barrie Laslett

All across the country young people are being excluded from mainstream schools and consigned…

Young teacher with little girl - Wellbeing and the benefits of SCITT buy-in

Wellbeing and the benefits of SCITT buy-in

 Wellbeing and the benefits of SCITT buy-in from current and prospective partnership schools

The latest Teacher Wellbeing Index, launched by Education Support in November,…

A pupil writes on the interactive flat panel by BenQ

BenQ helps school integrate 44 interactive flat panels

Over 40 Interactive Flat Panel (IFP) displays from global electronics manufacturer BenQ have been integrated into Woodmansterne School in London, as part of a large-scale transformative expansion…

YMCA - music mixing desk

How Digital music project is boosting young communities

Craig Berens, COO at YMCA Newark and Sherwood, explains how the organisation's Digital music project is helping to develop…

Mindfulness for year 7 transition - adult male teacher

Mindfulness for Year 7 Transition – for Pupils and Staff

How often are children and adults told that resilience is a good thing but they are rarely taught how to actually be more resilient!  Mindfulness training helps to explore and understand the mind…

Elaine Wyllie - founder of the Daily Mile

What is The Daily Mile?

It’s outdoor physical activity, as part of Health and Wellbeing, in an enjoyable social setting.  The class goes outside into the playground with their teacher and run and jog at their own pace…

Children in the air at Boundless Outdoors

Boundless Outdoors

With outdoor learning centres in Malvern and Bell Heath, Boundless Outdoors aim to be the leading outdoor activity centres in Worcestershire and the West Midlands. With outdoor learning and fun at…

Boy on stage at Reflect Theatre in Education

Reflect Theatre in Education

Reflect Theatre in Education provides personalised performing arts’ projects and applied drama techniques in schools across the capital and South East. Working collaboratively with schools, we…

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Safe Hands Training Services

At Safe Hands Training Services, we believe it is vitally important to remove stigma from talking about emotional wellbeing and mental health. Mental Health is still seen my many people as…

Iain Stewart encouraging teachers to engage with youngsters with storytelling about the natural world

Storytelling is key to engaging youngsters in the natural world

Geology “rock star” and TV presenter professor Iain Stewart is urging teachers across the nation to become storytellers in a bid to engage more young people in the natural world.
The BBC…

Stuart in Australia to ease the school staff shortages in London

London schools recruit 10 teachers from Australia amid school staff shortages

QA Education caught up with Stuart McLaughlin, Principal, Bower Park Academy after his trip to Australia where he interviewed teachers there in a bid to ease school staff shortages back in London…