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‘Around the world in 10 days’ with world record breaking cyclist Mark Beaumont for Sustrans Big Pedal 2018 school challenge

World record breaking cyclist Mark Beaumont is calling on schools to take up the challenge of ‘Around the world in 10 days’ as part of Sustrans Big Pedal 2018 – a UK-wide event to get more young people cycling and scooting to school. The Big Pedal 2018, which runs from …

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Young people need mentors – like you!

There is a wide range of evidence supporting the key benefits for young people of having an employer mentor, however, many industries and sectors remain heavily underrepresented in providing them. Launched on Monday 15th January, the next phase of The Careers & Enterprise Company’s #UnexpectedMentor campaign is targeting employees from …

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Snowsport England releases online school resources inspired by the Winter Olympics 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics are fast approaching and will soon land in PyeongChang, South Korea, where a dynamic selection of British medal hopefuls will compete on the world stage. Governing body Snowsport England aims to capture the buzz created by the UK’s thrilling wintersports athlete performances and help …

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East Anglian coding competition set to reduce skills gap and drive social mobility

FXP Festival, a STEM initiative based on a computer and mobile game design and development competition, is now open to entries from secondary schools and colleges across East Anglia. The initiative, which is linked to the computer science curriculum, uses computer games to increase interest and uptake of STEM subjects, …

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How shade sails and access to the great outdoors can help children achieve at school

The speed at which technology is developing is having a profound impact on our children and it is interesting to compare their childhood experiences with those of the previous generation. “10% of children play in the natural environment compared to 40% of adults when they were young” England Marketing (2009) …

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