Whizz Education is a pioneering education organisation committed to improving learning outcomes. Its proprietary personalised virtual tutor, Maths-Whizz, is available in five languages – English, Russian, Spanish, Thai and Kiswahili – and has been adapted to multiple curricula.
Educators are supported by Whizz Education teams in London, Seattle, Nairobi and Dubai as well as partners in Russia, Mexico, Thailand and New Zealand, enabling communities around the world to reach their full potential through personalised learning.
Richard Hyams from architects astudio discusses how modular buildings offer an affordable alternative to traditionally built classrooms…
For many of us, the idea of a modular school building will rouse memories of dank cabins lacking heating and running water, shunted onto school sites to meet intense demand for school places or as quick fixes during the construction of more permanent extensions.
Modular has come a long way since then, though, and such an image is a far cry from the reality of what modular buildings can do for our schools.
Hard-pressed teachers will be forced to take extra time off sick unless the Government injects more money into cash-strapped schools. The warning comes from a senior school business leader who says overworked teachers are suffering from mental health issues and are at breaking point.
School students interested in a career in food are taking part in a programme to demonstrate the breadth of jobs available in the industry and increase their work skills. National education charity Future First has partnered with The Flava People, who supply the UK's leading retailers, restaurants and food manufacturers with sauces and seasonings, to inform state school students about the skills necessary to succeed in the food and hospitality industry.
A study conducted by CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, has discovered that over half of education professionals (56.3%) don’t know how to ask their employer for a pay rise. A further 51.1% revealed that they’ve never even negotiated on parts of a job offer.
Mike Hopkins, Principal of South and City College Birmingham, comments on the role of college mergers and keeping the students' best interests at heart…
Mergers and acquisitions previously carried a stigma in higher education, but the sector is seeing more than ever before.
College mergers offer relief for a struggling establishment and provide a strong cultural change. Simply put, they offer an avenue for those seeking a strategy to turnaround a college if they are willing to put in the work and commitment.
Xavier Briche, Head of Digital Learning at the University of Roehampton, discusses how the Digital Learning department has enhanced the student learning experience.
Here at Roehampton, we have created a robust Digital Learning Services department (DL) to support technology for teaching and learning.
What is a Lanyard and why do we wear them? The simplest answer is that in business we need cost effective items to keep us safe, that can be worn by all and meets necessary safety criteria for every school/workplace environment.
Lanyards are typically worn around the neck and have a clip to attach a security pass or some form of identification to indicate the wearer belongs to the organisation or has a specific role to play within the workplace.
Imagine a living, breathing art gallery, where nature and art work in harmony to create a truly magical and unique experience. Magnificent sculptures are placed amongst mature trees and architectural plants, whilst gently moving water provides a sense of calm and an accompanying backdrop to the wildlife that calls this outdoor gallery home.
The Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden in Ockley, Surrey has proudly exhibited an ever changing collection of contemporary sculpture within 10 acres of landscaped gardens for 35 years, and has played host to hundreds of schools.
Cyber security is rated as one of the top concerns for organisations worldwide. As a global leader in the security technology industry, Gallagher is working with Universities all over the world to help them mitigate risk and secure their systems against potential attacks.
Back to Wilderness is a high quality Bushcraft, Survival and Wilderness educational centre of excellence in the heart of East Anglia. We provide a conduit for all ages & abilities to reconnect with nature in a safe, topical, fun & memorable way, all while learning serious survival skills!
Ever wish you could look over your lesson to see what went right or wrong? Teachers across the country are doing just that – and getting independent feedback from experts outside of school. Editor Victoria Galligan spoke to Sean Warren at Bett about ONVU Learning – which films the class from above as the children work.
This year Stockport Grammar School’s Year Five Art Competition welcomed 113 entries from young artists from 16 local primary schools.
Sponsored by Brewin Dolphin and based around the theme of ‘self-portrait’, the young entrants showed off their creativity and imagination with a wide range of final pieces that included 2D and 3D artwork.
Artists and their families visited Stockport Grammar School for an exhibition evening which showcased their work.
Dr Emily Grossman is an expert in molecular biology and the face of many a scientific TV and radio slot (including The Alan Titchmarsh Show and Duck Quacks Don't Echo). Here, Emily speaks to QA Education editor Victoria Galligan about why she’s involved with Rocking Ur Teens, a social enterprise that runs inspiring conferences that help encourage girls and boys to become confident in their school life and beyond…
Jane Ross, head of public sector at the Zoom video platform, discusses how it’s helping schools both in meetings and in the classroom…
Could you explain what the Zoom video platform is, and how it helps teachers?
Zoom is a unified video-first communications platform that provides remote communications services using cloud computing. It offers software for video, voice, chat, and content sharing. Zoom was named a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions.