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eCLIPS helps students make well-informed decisions

A report by City & Guilds* confirmed that some careers are being missed by young people because only the most obvious jobs are being considered. Access to high quality careers information is vital for ensuring that a wide range of careers are explored. eCLIPS helps students make well-informed decisions for …

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GENEE at BETT 2017

Genee World Ltd was established in 2005 and has rapidly become a leading manufacturer of interactive touchscreen technology, from hand held tablets through to 4K screens. Based in the manufacturing heartland of the UK, Genee delivers a range of interactive displays, kiosks, visualisers, response systems and software for the education …

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‘Around the world in 10 days’ for Sustrans wheely big school challenge

Schools across the country are being invited to sign up for The Big Pedal 2017 – a national challenge to get more young people cycling and scooting to school, backed by double Olympic gold medallist cyclist Joanna Rowsell Shand. The Big Pedal 2017, which runs from Monday 20 to Friday …

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New drama project to increase primary school children’s engagement in writing

Leeds Beckett University has teamed up with Burley and Woodhead Church of England Primary School in West Yorkshire and Alive and Kicking Theatre Company to investigate creative ways of increasing children’s motivation for writing. Dr Tom Dobson, Principal Lecturer in the Carnegie School of Education and project leader, explained: “National …

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Introducing Wand.education™ – An Intuitive New Content Creation Platform That Enables Teachers to Create Better Lessons Faster

SIVECO Belgium Sprl announces Wand.education™, a web based content creation platform that enables teachers to develop interactive lessons in minutes, deliver engaging content across multiple devices and assess students’ performance. With Wand.education™ teachers can create dynamic presentations using pre-built templates such as galleries, mindmaps, flashcards, labels and many more. One …

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Prospect seeks talks with DfE on school improvement

The Prospect union has written to education secretary Justine Greening requesting a meeting with Department for Education officials to discuss the government’s funding plans and strategy for school improvement. In the letter, national secretary Philippa Childs welcomes the government’s announcement of £50m a year for local authorities to continue to …

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Character education and strong resilient learners top of the agenda

Character education – important for building strong, resilient learners – is once again top of the agenda thanks to Inspiring Learning, winner of Best Residential Experience in this year’s School Travel Awards, who have announced plans to expand its network of award-winning Kingswood outdoor learning centres, designed to help develop …

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