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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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New “garden school” opens in East London

Architecture Initiative’s new school in east London has opened its doors to over 700 primary school pupils. Designed for Tower Hamlets School Ltd and London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Olga Primary School envisions a ‘garden oasis’ in the heart of the capital city. The school’s vertical design consolidates 25 classrooms …

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Future First appoints new Chief Executive

The national education charity Future First has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer. Matt Lent will join Future First from UK Youth in January where he is currently Director of Partnerships and Policy leading on cross-sector partnerships, income generation, impact measurement and national policy. He brings 25 years of experience …

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HiB featured on BBC Midlands Today program

The BBC visited our new home, Inspire House yesterday as part of a piece on the Business Park and it was shown on BBC Midlands Today last night. Check it out from 13min 05 sec – https://lnkd.in/gYFd2zY (available to view until 7pm on 14th December). They took a shot of the …

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Accounts Payable Automation: The solution finance departments can’t afford to ignore

For many education institutions, the accounts payable and finance departments face increasing workloads, along with pressures to get invoices processed quickly and efficiently. Although many areas of schools, colleges and universities are investing in digital processes to help increase efficiencies, many finance teams are still relying on traditional paper methods. …

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