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There But Not There and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission launch new First World War education resources

There But Not There, the First World War centenary campaign led by former Chief of the General Staff, General The Lord Dannatt, has launched a new series of educational resources to assist teaching today’s generation about one of the defining periods of the UK’s history. Developed in partnership with the …

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NAHT responds to Public Accounts Committee report on Ofsted

Responding to the Public Accounts Committee’s report on Ofsted, Nick Brook, deputy general secretary of school leaders’ union NAHT, and chair of the commission on school accountability, said: “With around £44m spent annually on school inspection, it is right that the Public Accounts Committee should continue to focus on value …

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Primary schools urged to sign up for NSPCC ‘Speak out. Stay safe.’ visit to keep children safe from harm

The adult pictured is a volunteer.

Primary schools across the country yet to receive an NSPCC ‘Speak out. Stay safe.’ assembly are being urged to sign-up for a visit. Delivered at no cost to schools, the programme could prevent pupils suffering from abuse or neglect. Since 2011 the children’s charity has been to almost 80% of …

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Cambridgeshire students are invited to go Into Orbit during The IET FIRST® LEGO® League Cambridge tournament

FIRST® LEGO® League, a global science and technology challenge, is now open to entry for teams of young people from across Cambridgeshire. This year’s theme is INTO ORBIT and teams of 9 – 16 year olds will be taken on an ‘out of this world’ experience as they explore space-themed …

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Bookings open on 5th September for Into Film Festival 2018

Bookings open on the 5th September for the world’s largest, free, youth film festival, a UK-wide, education focused event for schools, colleges, youth leaders and home educators: www.intofilm.org/festival. Taking place from November 7-23, the sixth Into Film Festival offers 2600 free screenings and events, with teaching resources, for 5-19 year-olds, …

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College celebrates success one year after merger

The merger of two North East colleges has proved to be a “resounding success”, one year on. Sunderland College merged with Hartlepool Sixth Form College in September 2017. There was overwhelming support for the merger, which also received backing from the Sixth Form Commissioner and FE Commissioner. According to the …

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Innovating Minds CEO and Education Today columnist Dr Asha Patel shortlisted for prestigious award

Birmingham-based Innovating Minds CIC has been shortlisted for the 2018 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the Entrepreneur for Good of the Year award. Innovating Minds CIC beat off some tough competition in order to make the regional shortlist, with a record number of businesses entering the awards nationally across …

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