Emma Hollis, Executive Director of the National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers, welcomes the appointment of Damian Hinds as new Education Secretary and has some thoughts on how he should proceed.

 

INSTRUCTURE ANNOUNCES GENERAL UK AVAILABILITY OF ARC ONLINE VIDEO PLATFORM THAT SEAMLESSLY INTEGRATES WITH CANVAS. New platform provides engaging, two-way video experience and meaningful analytics

Instructure (NYSE:INST), a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology company and creator of the Bridge and Canvas virtual learning environments (VLE), today announced the release of Arc, the next-generation online video platform that enhances learning by turning one-way, passive video into inclusive, productive discussion.

  • New NHS England-supported research from Loughborough University suggests that engagement with Greenhouse Sports’ school-based sport programmes improves pupils’ core life skills and combats physical and mental health issues

Last week 83 primary school pupils in P6/7 from Banff and Macduff took on a project whereby they used technology to become creators, generator and disseminators of knowledge. They exemplified the disruptive classroom technologies and the T3 framework as practiced and promoted by Dr Sonny Magana.

London Grid for Learning promotes new initiatives;  DigiSafe, CyberProtect, Let’s Get Digital and Bridge of the Divide, as well as new educational content for KS2 history, English and art

Exciting new KS2 courses develop and present core reading and writing skills

 

Teachers across the country have been invited to share their views on the new Internet Safety Strategy green paper, in a number of focus groups organised by the London Grid for Learning (LGfL TRUSTnet) on behalf of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

Leading UK school music supplier Dotdismus.com has conveniently arranged all of the best school musicals from several UK publishers all in to one place on their clearly designed, simple and easy to use new website, saving you precious time and hassle from having to visit the website of each individual publisher.

Practical and comprehensive advice and guidance on the new data protection regulations GDPR, coming into force next May was on offer to schools in the first of three events hosted by Harrison Clark Rickerbys across the UK last week. 

 

Held at the Law Society in London, the event featured presentations by the Information Commissioners Office (ICO), two legal experts and several independent schools, speaking from their own experience of the changes.

 

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