teachers

Dr Mark Kennedy is a Senior Teaching Fellow at The Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, King’s College London. He is also Lead Educator on the Understanding ADHD: Current Research and Practice course on the FutureLearn Platform. 

Benedict Freeburn, history teacher at St Mary Magdalene CE School, explains the positive impact great CPD can have on teachers’ passion for their subject.

After giving explanations of how William the Conqueror won the Battle of Hastings to a multitude of classes, does your passion for teaching shine as brightly as it did the day you first walked into the classroom?

Alexandra Riley is author of the Power of Maths report and Senior Publisher in the Primary Maths team at Pearson. She leads the team behind Power Maths, a whole-class mastery programme developed in partnership with White Rose Maths. Here, she highlights how schools can not only boost results but improve perceptions about how maths is used in everyday life… 

The process of a separation or divorce can have a significant impact on a child’s emotional wellbeing – and may affect their concentration and performance at school.

The good news is that, as parents, you are not alone in supporting your child through this difficult period. You can ask for help from their school or nursery, where there will be processes in place to provide the appropriate care.

QA Education asked Charles Tracy, Head of Education at the Institute of Physics, about physics teacher recruitment and how despite a rise in applications, the nation is facing a shortfall of educators in this subject…

Institute of Physics Q&A 

1. Why are you still concerned about physics teacher recruitment?  Hasn’t there been an increase in the numbers of physics teachers being recruited over the past 20 years?

Pauric Surlis, Frameworks Relationship Manager KYOCERA Document Solutions UK, on the Government's recent £10million investment in edtech.

A partnership between itslearning, Europe's most widely used learning platform, and Google for Education was  announced recently, enabling teachers to plan, deliver, communicate and engage.

The partnership will also allow educators to formatively assess student learning against academic goals, all within one platform, in any location and from any device.

84% of secondary school teachers have taught a student who they believe is self-harming in the last year, according to a survey by mental health charity YoungMinds.
 
YoungMinds is highlighting the need to ensure that teachers have support in identifying and responding to self-harm.
 
The charity has found that often teachers are the first point of call for students who need mental health support, but have limited training on how to respond or what action to take.
 
The charity carried out a survey of more than 3,000

Are you a bright spark with a brilliant educational technology idea that could change the way we teach and learn in schools and drive up educational outcomes? If so Cool Initiatives wants to hear from you! Cool Initiatives, premier early stage investor in education and edtech, has just launched The Cool Initiatives Education Challenge 2019 .

The edtech industry has rapidly grown in recent years, with tech giants, start-ups, and everything in between embracing educational initiatives. A simple analysis of the market’s growth reflects an emphasis on education reform Craig Scott, VP of technology at ViewSonic, explains how the most effective edtech resource is one which empowers teachers…