Coronavirus

New ‘Great Exhibition at Home’ challenge launched to inspire young innovators in wake of school shutdown

The Great Exhibition at Home Challenge is a positive contribution to independent learning at home during this period of unprecedented Covid-19 disruption from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, the Royal Academy of Engineering and Big Ideas. Meaningful, structured and creative STEM activities build to an exhibition to …

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Cybersmile Foundation offers free digital education and support in response to coronavirus crisis

Cybersmile has announced details of digital education and support available for people being affected by the Coronavirus outbreak, including those self-isolating and those in quarantine. With schools closing daily around the world, Cybersmile is offering use of its full curriculum of lesson plans and access to its interactive learning programme, …

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Carol Vorderman offers online maths tutoring site to all children (aged 4-12) for free following UK schools closures

Following the Government’s decision to close UK schools to minimise the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Carol Vorderman and the world’s learning company Pearson, have announced that their online maths tutoring programme, The Maths Factor, will be made available for free from today (Monday 23 March 2020) to support childrens’ continued …

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Free science lessons from MEL Science

MEL Science, a leading science education company, has launched free online science lessons with practical experiments that students can carry out at home. School closures mean that many science teachers and parents are wondering how to handle practical hands-on experiments for students at home. Against a backdrop of a $1bn …

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National Literacy Trust launches new online zone for parents to engage children and support learning at home as schools close

In response to school closures across the UK, the National Literacy Trust has today launched a free comprehensive online zone for parents seeking ideas and guidance for activities that will engage their children at home, whilst also benefiting their reading, writing and language development. Family Zone [literacyfamilyzone.org.uk] is a one-stop …

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