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iPad parental donation scheme

School’s results soar after iPad parental donation scheme

Since Apple Authorised Education Specialist Jigsaw24 helped them launch a parent-driven 1:1 iPad scheme, Stephenson Memorial Primary School have posted some of their best-ever results, with their…

School safety standards: How to teach our children about allergens

School safety standards: How to teach our children about allergens

As schools welcome students back, albeit with greater COVID-19 health and safety measures in place, leaders must begin to give thought to other areas of concern too. Namely, food safety standards…

new initiative to aid children's mental wellbeing

Homes Under the Hammer’s Martin Roberts launches new initiative to aid children's mental wellbeing

TV personality Martin Roberts has joined the fight against childhood mental health anguish exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic by providing free support to every primary school in the UK. …

Children at school on PCs - Edmentum

Edmentum: at the forefront of the edtech revolution

Editor Victoria Galligan spoke to Gareth Bradwick, project manager at Edmentum International, about how the global edtech company is reducing workload for teachers thanks to its simplified…

emotional connections

Strengthening emotional connections

The last 9 months whilst locked in together, or now as you try to regain some new normality will definitely have taken many of you to levels of emotional exhaustion and compassionate fatigue. Even…

DFRobot - robotics teaching in action in a classroom

Building a bridge between schools and robotics

Edward Teng from DFRobot spoke to QA Education editor Victoria Galligan about how the Chinese company is plugging the gap between high-end technology and children who are eager to learn more…

MEL Science - a VR graphic of student using technology

How MEL Science kits have transformed experiments

MEL Science kits are making a name for themselves as one of the most innovative resources for science teachers out there at the moment – particularly in KS2 and KS3. QA Education editor…

A girl uses a laptop with help from mother – Cypher Learning

Cypher Learning tailors learning to each student – wherever they are

NEO, a product of Cypher Learning, is a platform that offers a solution for teachers who want to create content, assess learning and process results in one place. Used by schools and universities…

A new initiative to support mental wellbeing

A new initiative to support mental wellbeing of children in schools

Funding from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by the National Lottery Community Fund has helped AT The Bus to launch AT The Bus in a BOX, a new mobile service which will enable…

Al Kingsley from NetSupport – he discusses blended learning and edtech

Continuity and consistency; answering the core challenge of blended learning

The future success of eductation lies within the ability to adapt to ever-changing situations such as the global Covid-19 pandemic. Here Al…

Foodsight, tech solutions for caterers

Top of the class – allmanhall launch tech solutions for caterers to start the new school year!

This September sees food procurement experts allmanhall launch a face-lift of their food procurement portal, The Pass. This is an online resource hub and a means for caterers to raise requests for…

homeschooling

Millennial parents are the most likely to consider homeschooling in the future

  • Nearly two in five young parents say they might continue homeschooling
  •  43% of parents enjoyed teaching their children during lockdown
  • London parents enjoyed…
Teachers to Get 3.1% Pay Rise

Teachers to Get 3.1% Pay Rise – But They Could Earn More with Energy Cuts

Educational bodies and services across the UK recently welcomed news that public sector workers – teachers amongst them – would benefit from a wage increase across the year 2020 – 2021. 
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Sir David Carter on the power of collaboration

Sir David Carter on the power of collaboration between MATs and LAs

Many multi academy trusts (MATs) have strong existing relationships with their Local Authority (LAs). They work effectively together to deliver a high quality education to all students in their…

IT equipment

Entrust establishes initiative to provide IT equipment to Birmingham’s disadvantaged

Schools across Birmingham have continued to deliver lessons and other educational activities digitally for pupils who remain learning from home due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


However…

Educations and career aspirations

Educations and career aspirations hard to reach as result of pandemic.

The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly affected all aspects of life, from public health to the economy. Students of all ages have had their education and exam timetables disrupted, and there is…

COVID-19 Educational online event

COVID-19 Educational online event watched by eager STEM fans

Big Bang Digital 2020 – science, engineering & Covid-19, the one-day educational online event which took place online in mid-July gave an inspirational and uplifting look at the essential role…

child using Digital Learning

EDT Launches Virtual STEM Education Programmes on TCS iON Digital Learning Platform

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation, has supported the Engineering Development Trust (EDT), its long-term STEM skills…

missing months in education

The Missing Months – exciting lessons from lockdown.

For many schools, the missing months from Easter to the summer holidays will be a mystery in terms of what our children learned, certainly until they can run assessments in autumn. 

child from West Yorkshire academy

Pupils at West Yorkshire academy produce video to ease coronavirus fears

Ahead of pupils returning to school in September, key worker pupils from West Yorkshire academy Thornhill Junior and Infant School have produced a short video for their fellow classmates…