• Keeping it cool under pressure: SkillFRIDGE qualifying heats underway

    By Education Today on May 23, 2017
    The qualifying heats for the SkillFRIDGE 2017 competition are well underway, with apprentices and students studying up to Level 3 in the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump (RACHP) sector competing to demonstrate their knowledge, skills and unbounded potential in an exciting and pressurised environment. SkillFRIDGE recognises the importance of the RACHP industry – and the skills of those within […]
  • Record number of competitors signed up for SkillFRIDGE!

    By Education Today on April 27, 2017
    SkillFRIDGE, the national, refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump competition sponsored by Toshiba, is enjoying a record year in terms of student participation. Over 42 registrations were received ahead of the April 7 deadline, its highest number ever. Qualifying heats are being held in colleges and training centres around the country. Students competed at Southern Regional College’s Portadown campus on […]
  • UK schoolchildren take part in upcycling challenge for Waste Week 2017

    By Jonathan Swift on April 24, 2017
    Over five hundred schools have participated in a competition to find the UK’s best upcycling project as part of Waste Week 2017, which aims to raise awareness amongst school communities on the importance of reducing waste. The winning idea for a primary school, invented by Beaulieu Primary School in Jersey was a water exploration board for children in Foundation Stage […]
  • SkillFRIDGE the perfect boost for a career in this indispensable industry

    By Education Today on March 1, 2017
    SkillFRIDGE 2017 is looking for talented apprentices or students in the air conditioning and refrigeration industry with a thirst to learn more and the desire to show industry their potential. Registration is now open and there are two routes into the competition: students can put themselves forward; while employers, trainers and teachers are also invited to enter any students they […]
  • Longitude Explorer Prize open to UK secondary schools

    By Jonathan Swift on February 16, 2017
    Teams of secondary school students from around the UK can now enter the Longitude Explorer Prize, a creative tech challenge with a £10,000 grand prize. Run by innovation foundation Nesta, supported by technology company IBM, schools will compete for a cash prize plus expert mentoring from IBM. In the spirit of the 18th century Longitude Prize, which set the task […]
  • ERA Awards 2017 – Deadline for entries Monday 6th February

    By Education Today on January 24, 2017
    With a closing date of Monday 6th February 2017, entries are now being recieved  from all companies wishing to enter The Education Resources Awards 2017. All suppliers who wish to enter the awards can access a full list of categories available to enter, plus read criteria information and download an entry form, by or The ERAs highlight outstanding resources, excellent educational establishments […]
  • Keep calm and carry on teaching with a LocknCharge CarryOn™ Charging Station up for grabs!

    By Education Today on December 5, 2016
    LocknCharge is giving one lucky UK school the chance to win one of the hottest ed tech gadgets of the year. In busy classrooms, we all need time-saving solutions that enable us to carry on with our day. The portable CarryOn™ Charging Station charges and secures five iPads or tablets, whilst it’s compact design and built in handle makes it […]
  • Into Film Awards 2017 announced – call for entries now open

    By Jonathan Swift on November 23, 2016
    The Into Film Awards are back for 2017 as Into Film sets out to find the best young filmmakers, reviewers, film clubs and teachers of the past twelve months – this year with the support of education partner NATE. This year’s Into Film Awards ceremony will once again take place at London’s ODEON Leicester Square on 14 March 2017.  Designed […]
  • GoFundMe to Award £5,000 in ‘Go Fund My Education’ Contest

    By Education Today on September 30, 2016
    Crowdfunded Classrooms: Online educational crowd-funding campaigns show an incredible increase of over 200 percent since last year GoFundMe, the world’s largest social fundraising platform, today announced the ‘Go Fund My Education’ contest, the first ever GoFundMe contest to run in the UK.  The contest will launch on 4 October 2016 and run through to 18 October 2016, giving participants the […]
  • The Junior Memory Championship is now open for entries

    By Jonathan Swift on September 16, 2016
    Now in its ninth year, The Junior Memory Championship™, a hugely popular nationwide memory championship for primary school children, is officially open for entries for 2017. Following on from the success of last year’s championship, which saw over 300 schools take part, the competition aims to find Britain’s rising memory stars. Schools from all over the UK are invited to […]