Liz Moore

A technical education: developing the skills for a changing Britain

What is a ‘technical education’? Even before the announcement of the General Election, Prime Minister, Theresa May, had been advocating the need for what she calls a ‘technical education’; an idea that focuses on 21st Century skills for the modern-day workplace. But what exactly are the skills that are needed for the future, and how …

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Client News: London Connected Learning Centre and IBM Computing Summer School

Industry immersion: teachers get hands-on experience at IBM Computing Summer School This July, teachers will have the chance to step out of the classroom setting and into the technology industry with the IBM Computing Summer School, which will take place 3-5 July 2017, at IBM Southbank (one of three Summer Schools that IBM is delivering this …

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UK General Election 2017: Getting young people involved with politics

It’s a topic that has dominated the media for the past month, following Theresa May’s announcement of a snap UK General Election for 8 June, three years before we were due to go to the polls. Politics is a difficult subject for some young people, who believe that it is too complicated to understand, or …

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Shaping the next 100 years of education innovation: HundrED needs YOU!

Global education initiative, HundrED is continuing its worldwide search for education innovation and inspiring teaching and learning practices. Finland is frequently praised for having one of the best and most progressive education systems in the world. The aim of HundrED, which forms part of the country’s centenary celebrations, is to help Finland maintain its world-leading status in education, and …

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Schools’ PR: Why you can (and should) promote your school

What is it that makes your school special? Is it your superb work ethic? Is it the amazing extra-curricular activities you give your students access to? The standards of your curriculum and attainment? Whatever it is, you’re bound to have something to shout about: you want everyone to know, and that’s where schools PR comes …

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There’s more to computing than just coding

Subject Genius: Computing: Shaun Eason, All Saints Catholic School for TES In this blog for TES, Shaun Eason from All Saints Catholic School considers the limits of current ICT teaching, showing concern with the growing trend of teaching the subject with a focus on computer science, rather than the application of computing to real-life problems. He also …

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