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Damian Hinds’ first speech: championing workplace skills and the value of technology in education

With the New Year in full swing, it is safe to say the UK education sector hasn’t got off to the best start, with reports of an acute teacher recruitment and retention crisis and ongoing concerns around a lack of digital skills dominating headlines. Last month Damian Hinds, the man tasked with leading the Government’s …

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RED Academy: Courses for real-world digital skills

RED Academy – a leading design and technology campus – is launching its full-time courses on 2 October and part-time courses commencing the week after. The courses, located in the heart of London at Aldwych House, offer students, graduates and employees real-world projects, coaching and skills needed to better equip themselves for technology-related careers. The …

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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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TeacherIn app set to transform the recruitment landscape for schools and supply teachers

The TeacherIn app connects schools directly with pre-vetted supply teachers, minimising the need for costly recruitment agencies TeacherIn is live in schools across Liverpool, Cardiff and Cornwall, and is currently expanding into other regions across the UK over the next few months The app is free for teachers to sign-up to, and for schools there …

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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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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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Education Start-ups invited to showcase innovation at Bett 2017

An invitation to education start-ups from Bett Futures i2i Events Group, and the UK’s trade association for education suppliers, BESA, today announce the return of an enhanced version of the entrepreneur and edtech innovation zone, Bett Futures, to the Bett Show, the world’s largest edtech exhibition. As part of this, they are inviting new and …

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Top Tips for supporting student mental wellbeing

How to provide effective support for student mental wellbeing Writing for the Guardian Teacher Network, Corinne Adams, deputy headteacher at All Saints Catholic Secondary School, shares her top tips for supporting student mental wellbeing in preparation for Mental Health Awareness Week (16-22 May). Her suggestions include assigning teams responsible for the students’ mental wellbeing, in order …

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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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The role of technology in parental engagement

Boosting communication, transparency and parental engagement In his article for Tech & Learning UK, Lawrence Royston, managing director of Groupcall discusses the growing importance of communication and interaction between schools and parents. Through his links with Naace, he speaks with other members about how they have adapted to using technology for parental engagement with their child’s education. …

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