Month: February 2016

Addressing Illiteracy

“Illiteracy is not a sexy or exciting topic” says model and actress Lily Cole. I agree. There is nothing particularly enthralling about addressing illiteracy because it doesn’t instantly provoke an emotional response. However, if you think about the ramifications of being illiterate, then the topic becomes very thought-provoking and necessary, especially when it affects more …

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Teaching leaders join forces to help shape UK education sector

Shaping UK Education British education organisation Innovate My School are set to aid the working lives of teachers further with their new Education Advisory Board. This group currently boasts chair Dominic Norrish (United Learning), leading edtech expert and author Mark Anderson, and Computing trailblazer Mark Dorling. The UK education Advisory Board also includes a quarterly-rolling …

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Stephen Fry leads campaign to make every second count when a child is reported missing

Stephen Fry is urging members of the public to help save the lives of high risk missing children as part of a two week long national campaign launching today. People are asked to register for free service, Child Rescue Alert, which is activated when a child has gone missing and police believe their life is …

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Uptake in physical education is on the rise at All Saints!

Emphasising the importance of physical education in schools In this article for Education Magazine, Daisy Hamilton, the head of Physical Education (PE) at All Saints Catholic Secondary School, explains what her department has done to encourage students to get involved with sports and physical activities. For starters, they have removed the possibility for students to …

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