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Karin Bjerde, Head of Strategic Growth at Kognity, comments on how edtech embraces a hands-on and personalised approach to education that eases stress, teacher workload and budget pressures.

 An ICT expert has slashed spending at one trust by using reconditioned equipment.

 

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Tuesday 18 July 2017

More than a billion pounds has been pledged to boost core school funding, the education secretary has announced, but education leaders remain concerned over wider implications. 

The announcement follows mounting pressure on the government from campaigns over funding shortages, and will see an additional £1.3bn spent on schools in England over the next two years. 

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Wednesday 14 September 2016

·        The rising cost of living affects 1.9m * students each year

·        Over 90% of parents help burden the cost by footing the food bill

·        60% of parents anticipate making sacrifices to help out their offspring

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Friday 29 April 2016

Primary school leaders should ‘look to the positives’ following controversial government academies announcement As the dust settles on the recent government academies announcement a leading educational resource and training provider has urged head teachers to ‘take stock and seek advice’ before pushing ahead with ‘monumental changes’. The Focus Education-led call to action comes as many school leaders and unions voice concerns about a lack of allocated funding to facilitate the transition, as well as fears about private-sector involvement in the new structure.

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