Professional Development

RSC releases learning resources for young people

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) works with thousands of young people, teachers, and partner theatres each year to ensure everyone has access to an arts-rich education and the opportunity to unlock their potential. This autumn, RSC Learning is offering a wide range of resources and activities for teachers and learners, many free to use, including online performances …

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COVID-safe conference demonstrates future for school CPD

A multi academy trust has revealed more than 1,500 education professionals gathered online last month to share best practice, setting the stage for a transformation in how CPD can be delivered in the education sector. Wellspring Academy Trust held its annual Festival of Learning virtually, showcasing the future of trust-wide …

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Plymouth College of Art launches dynamic Creative Education Short Course for teachers

Plymouth College of Art are already renowned for their highly sought-after creative evening classes and Short Courses, covering a wide range of subjects from calligraphy to ceramics. Now, the college has launched a new Short Course aimed at teachers, designed to give them the skills to tackle the challenges of …

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BESA announces free support for teachers during national lockdown

As schools close their doors to the majority of pupils for the second time, The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), has put together a range of support measures to help teachers deliver remote learning. Caroline Wright, Director General of BESA said: “During the first national lockdown BESA members provided over …

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Oxford University Press to grow its teacher education range

Leading schools publisher Oxford University Press (OUP) is to grow its teaching list with new titles from prominent thinkers in education, including assessment expert Daisy Christodoulou, Mathematics Mastery founder Helen Drury, and teaching method guru Geoff Petty. Responding to the call for more evidence-informed approaches to teaching, the titles will …

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Mayor’s £1.4m boost for mental health training to help young Londoners

Around 8,000 of London’s frontline professionals working with young people are being offered training in mental health support and safeguarding. The scheme aims to help young Londoners, particularly those affected by gang-related crime, thanks to £1.4m from the Mayor’s Office for Policing And Crime (MOPAC). The Mental Health and Safeguarding …

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