Beth Stone, Head of Learning and Audiences at the Natural History Museum, discusses with QA Education editor Victoria Galligan how the iconic venue inspires the next generation of STEM experts…
Q&A with the Natural History Museum
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Music & Drama Education Expo is returning to Olympia, London for its seventh year on 6 & 7 March 2019. The event is Europe’s leading free-to-attend conference and exhibition for music and drama education. An event perfectly tailored for teachers and those passionate about the creative sector is right at your fingertips.
Over 600 school children across London take part in free book festival aimed at inspiring a love of reading
Over 600 children from 16 London primary schools have taken part in a special book festival aimed at inspiring a new generation of booklovers.
Over 1,000 head teachers marched on London today, to protest against school cuts.
Using the hashtag #stillnotlistening on social media, headteachers from up and down the country posted photos from the march with school leaders holding placards reading slogans such as, “Education is an investment, not an expense.” The protesters delivered a letter to Downing Street, asking Theresa May for more funding for schools.
The Education Show, the go-to annual event for schools to buy resources and equipment, is moving date and location to be positioned in Excel, London for 24-25 January 2019. By moving to London, it will coincide with its sister show Bett and extend its reach to the education market. Together they will host the world’s largest gathering of the education community for both UK and international visitors, who will discover new products and suppliers as well as keep up to date with new developments and best practice in the sector.
Launching Friday 5 to Sunday 7 October, KidZania London – the indoor city run by kids at Westfield London, Shepherd’s Bush – will be hosting an action-packed STEAM Week, inspiring kids to develop their skills across science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.
Quest Professional students Imogen Kisberg and Katy Horwitz present cheque to Sean Kelly, Chief Executive for charity Action for A-T.
In a glittering ceremony held on Friday night in the splendour of the Plaisterers’ Hall in the City of London, Quest Professional students celebrated the dual achievement of graduating from their diploma level business courses as well as raising a total of £18,000 over the last year for degenerative childhood disease charity Action for A-T.
Despite the UK’s evolving employment and commercial landscape, it has become readily apparent that we are now facing a ‘skills deficit’ in the provision of Modern Foreign Languages within schools.
The British Council’s Language Trends Survey 2016/2017 has revealed that since 2012, schools have faced shortfalls in pupils studying a second language, with a 37% reduction at GCSE level.
As London’s educational technology (Ed Tech) show, BETT 2018, opens its doors for another year, the Ed Tech team at Futuresource Consulting wanted to highlight some key areas and trends in this space. This will act as a scene-setting backdrop, as to where opportunities for hardware, software, platform and technology firms might lie within this sector.
Voice Personnel Assistants – From CES 2018 to BETT 2018