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The number of five-16 year-olds who read books for pleasure has declined, according to recent research[1] from Childwise, so Achievement for All is calling for schools, settings, families, libraries, community groups, businesses and organisations from across the world to come together to reignite a love of reading during their 200 Million Minutes Reading Challenge.

Livia Bran at Cypher Learning discusses why e-learning is a great option for introverted students…

There are many things introversion is confused with. In a world that seems to have been designed based on extrovert ideals, introverted people get tags like shy, aloof, uninterested or anti-social. Even introverts have a hard time understanding themselves, and this can happen way into adulthood. Introverted kids have an even harder time.

Leeds-based Kora 3D, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of desktop 3D printers, has developed a unique universal safety cabinet to protect 3D printer users, following the release of a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) report today which found that the printers can create  harmful emissions, potentially endangering staff and pupils.

Pupils at Bickley Park School in Bromley have taken their first steps to becoming young entrepreneurs after being given ten pounds each.

As part of the school’s centenary year, each pupil aged seven to 13 has been challenged to set up a profitable small business, either alone or by pooling their investment, with up to three other pupils.

QA Education magazine editor Victoria Galligan speaks to the team at Bookbuzz about how they engage young people with reading and promote a love for literature…

How and when did Bookbuzz begin?

To mark National Apprenticeship Week 2019 (4 – 8 March), an international engineering association announced it is forming the first ever academic partnership agreement with a further education college in the UK.

LONDON: A team of three students from the London School of Economics have won a £15,000 cash prize after competing in the final round of Duff & Phelps’ annual YOUniversity Deal Challenge, held in London. 

84% of secondary school teachers have taught a student who they believe is self-harming in the last year, according to a survey by mental health charity YoungMinds.
 
YoungMinds is highlighting the need to ensure that teachers have support in identifying and responding to self-harm.
 
The charity has found that often teachers are the first point of call for students who need mental health support, but have limited training on how to respond or what action to take.
 
The charity carried out a survey of more than 3,000

The Open University has launched its Social Worker Degree Apprenticeship, supporting more people into higher education and providing a new, flexible route into becoming a social worker.

Wolstanton High School continues to be a beacon of community cohesion as part of the Erasmus+ ‘Do You Speak Culture?’ programme.

The academy, which is part of the Shaw Education Trust, recently welcomed eleven teachers from across Slovenia, Italy, France and Romania in a bid to promote emotional acceptance and active tolerance. 

Clint Lakin, the lead teacher for the Erasmus+ programme at Wolstanton, said: “We were honoured to be the host school and thoroughly enjoyed providing the delegates with an insight into the UK education system.”

Primary school curriculum provider Cornerstones Education has interviewed Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman about the launch of Ofsted’s draft new inspection framework and their decision to focus on the curriculum. 

Speaking with Cornerstones Curriculum Developer Caroline Pudner, Ms Spielman discusses many aspects surrounding the draft framework and answers questions on why Ofsted have chosen to shine a light on the curriculum. Highlights from the interview on ‘The Curriculum’ podcast are as follows;

The Department for Education has been urged to add the Highway Code to the post-16 curriculum, to improve knowledge among new drivers and reduce road casualty rates.