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Spread the joy of compassion in the classroom this Christmas

A free course that teaches primary pupils how to be compassionate and resolve playground disputes themselves – the first of its kind in the UK  – can help add some festive spirit into the classroom in the lead up to Christmas. EVERFI recognises that compassion is a social and emotional …

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Research finds 97% of teachers stress the importance of financial education

In line with the recent Talk Money Week (8-12 Nov), a teacher-driven research study from EVERFI, a leading education company committed to closing the education gaps that lead to long-term inequality, in partnership with popular app Teacher Tapp, has discovered that a resounding 97% of teachers feel that it’s important …

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Game Embedded Teaching maths app is proving that short bursts of learning is optimal for academic progress in maths

Akribian, a Swedish education technology start-up, is spearheading the way in which children learn maths through short adventure game-based learning which helps children retain information and encourages long term academic success. Its first product Count on me! is a maths app for children aged 6-9 years based on a new …

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Better Health supports Mental Health with inclusive self-care activities for pupils

The topic of mental health and its effects on students is one of the most pressing issues currently faced in the classroom, and Better Health is encouraging teachers to facilitate classroom discussions about mental wellbeing with their Every Mind Matters resources for 10-16 year olds. The resources can be found …

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Whizz Education invites applications for free Maths-Whizz pilot to identify knowledge gaps and develop maths fluency

Whizz Education is inviting applications from primary schools to participate in a free whole-school implementation of its award-winning virtual tutor Maths-Whizz plus supporting teacher training and resources for eight weeks, to help schools identify knowledge gaps and support children to catch up on lost learning. Emma Ringe, schools director, Whizz …

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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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New loan scheme gives more children access to computer programming kits

Children in primary and secondary schools across England can access the latest technology to learn how to control objects by computers, thanks to a new initiative from the National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) and its supporters. Teachers can now borrow classroom technology kits which enable them to teach innovative …

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Registration for Big Schools’ Birdwatch 2022 now open

School children across the UK will be filling up bird feeders, turning classrooms into bird hides and creating wildlife friendly bakes in preparation for watching and counting the birds in their school grounds for the RSPB’s Big Schools’ Birdwatch. The Birdwatch – which takes place during the first half of …

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