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How can we support teachers with their mental wellbeing?

As the partial lockdown continues in the UK, many of us are now slowly adapting to the new normal of working and learning from home. There is no doubt that schools, parents, students and edtech providers have demonstrated great resilience and togetherness during these unusual times, especially the teachers who have been working hard to …

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Five top tips on keeping young students engaged with learning during school closures

Across the world, parents are having fill the role of parent, friend and teacher as social distancing comes into full effect. At first it may have felt like a novelty, but for many that feeling will be understandably wearing off. As children start to develop cabin fever, grow more restless and harder to keep engaged …

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How online resources can minimise disruption for students amidst Covid-19

The Government has announced that, from Monday 23 March, all schools across the UK will close their doors until further notice, with the exception of children of key workers. This includes those the Government has defined as frontline “critical workers” – those working in health and social care, education and childcare, key public services, local …

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Bett 2020 wrap up

Each January, thousands of educators come together for Bett at the ExCel in London to discuss the evolving education industry and the further incorporation of technology in education that will enhance the classroom experience. The exciting combination of over 800 well-established companies as well as 103 innovative start-ups demonstrated the openness of discussions that took …

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The Chartered College’s call for changes to CPD is worth getting behind

The Chartered College today announced that it would be self-funding from March 2020, in time for the end of its current four-year grant from the government. Its membership numbers now exceed 30,000 (although this falls short of the 40k target by March 2020). The increase in paying members shows the sector’s need for guidance and …

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We’re Hiring!

We’re looking for a PR Account Manager to join our London office! If you’re looking to develop your media skills, liaise with journalists and put your writing skills to the test, then this could be the role for you. Mango is the education division within PLMR; an award-winning communications agency with a dynamic, vibrant team …

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Sustainability in education

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by all United Nations members in 2015, provide a blueprint to addressing global challenges that require urgent action. Developed against a backdrop of poverty, environmental degradation, mass migration, food insecurity, rising inequality, and conflict, the 17 goals set an agenda for social and economic progress that not only corrects …

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What does the cabinet reshuffle mean for your education brand?

On Wednesday 24 June, Boris Johnson took the office of Prime Minister and since then has enacted a dramatic overhaul of his cabinet. One notable change for those in the education sector, was Gavin Williamson’s appointment as Education Secretary – a move that will undoubtedly alter aspects of the education landscape. Gavin Williamson is the …

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The Augar Review – hopeful for the Post-18 Education Sector?

The Augar Review, an independent review which was ordered by the Prime Minister in February 2018, has this week published its 53 recommendations for the Government to further boost the viability of the post-18 education system. The expert panel, emphasised as a wide-ranging remit of experts and led by Philip Augar, highlighted the overwhelming strengths …

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A Million Minds Matter

Mango at PLMR is proudly supporting Mindfulness in Schools Project’s ‘A Million Minds Matter’ appeal, which aims to provide high-quality mindfulness training to a million young people in the next five years. With almost 1 in 4 children and young people showing evidence of mental ill health and 50% of all mental health problems manifesting themselves by the age of 14, …

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