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International Baccalaureate extended essay students to benefit from a new online course

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) students can now benefit from a free online course aiming to support learners writing their DP extended essay (EE). The new course – The IB Extended Essay: Managing your Research Project – is an innovative collaboration between the University of Leeds, IB and Europe’s leading …

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Michelle Obama’s bestselling memoir inspires new teaching resource to boost secondary students’ literacy skills and confidence

Penguin and the National Literacy Trust have teamed up to launch a free teaching resource inspired by Michelle Obama’s bestselling memoir, Becoming, to boost secondary students’ literacy skills, leadership abilities and confidence: literacytrust.org.uk/becoming. Literacy levels and confidence amongst England’s young people is worryingly low. Last year, a third (36%) of …

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Young creatives recognised in national awards

Young people, individuals and organisations, which demonstrate excellence in the UK’s cultural sector, were celebrated last night [1 April] at a glittering awards ceremony dedicated to the industry’s unsung heroes. Apprentices, interns and mentors were among those recognised at the seventh annual Creative & Cultural Skills Awards, held in Cardiff …

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Robot-savvy students secure once-in-a-lifetime chance to represent the UK at global robotics tournament in the USA

Almost 500 students from across the South of England gathered at the KingsGate Conference Centre in Peterborough this week (Wednesday 13 March) to compete in the inaugural FIRST® Tech Challenge UK Championships. Team St Christopher’s Snowflakes from St Christopher School, Letchworth Garden City were named FIRST® Tech Challenge UK Inspire …

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