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Enhancing your playground? That’s child play!

Ask any pupil and they will tell you that the playground is one of the most important areas in a school – certainly the most popular. It’s where children can come to let…

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Encyclopaedia Britannica to light up Bett 2019 with Gogglebox’s Baasit Siddiqui and the launch of LumieLabs

In its 250th year, Encyclopaedia Britannica, will launch its new edtech resource, LumieLabs at Bett 2019. Allowing educators to use personalised, project-based video lessons to promote creativity, student voice, and choice, LumieLabs is…

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Leadership by Design

Scholar 6, Transforming the Sixth Form There is a memorable scene in Oliver Stone’s film Nixon where the US President is confronted by a group of students about the Vietnam War. At first…

Growing Holes in Head Teachers’ Budgets

(advertorial) Time constraints is one of the many problems faced by Teachers and support staff alike, due to the increasing pressures on them to raise standards of pupil achievement, but with limited funds…

Swotting Up on Payroll

Running payroll in the education sector can be a real challenge. Every month is different and every once in a while, something turns up that casts everything in a new light. Teachers’ salaries…

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North West entrepreneurs back life-saving anti-bullying app

North West based tootoot, creators of the award-winning anti-bullying app for schools, colleges and universities, has successfully raised over three quarters of a million pounds in Series A investment. The app, which has…

GDPR for Schools – a Primer

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) is the hot topic of 2018. Never before have we witnessed a piece of legislation having such an impact on a wide range of sectors. What does…

Hacked HVAC: The BMS that could close your school 

Cyber attacks. They’re highly disruptive, can result in a loss of data and severely hamper the functioning of a school or university. Small wonder then that educational establishments go to significant lengths to…

Blue Planet II Creates A New Wave Of Interest In The Undersea World

Much-loved broadcaster Sir David Attenborough’s latest dive into the Blue Planet has created a big wave of interest in the undersea world, with a sharp increase in school group bookings at SEA LIFE…

Online Educational Game Portal Emile Helps Children Learn As They Play

Children will be able to learn as they play with a new online games portal developed by university education specialists and a company supplying web-based resources to primary schools. The platform, Emile, provides…

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