With private tuition being an unaffordable option for so many, Tassomai is a GCSE learning and revision program which helps close the attainment gap and levels the playing field for all students. It can be used by all pupils – including those with health problems, behavioural issues, those suffering from mental health issues or going through other difficult circumstances. It also allows children to work at their own pace but ensuring clear progress – and the best thing about Tassomai? Pupils can use it from home on their smartphones.

A new campaign to engage children with practical science is being launched to UK primary schools in time for British Science Week - 8th to 17th March.

Leading education support services provider, Strictly Education (www.strictlyeducation.co.uk), has acquired Babcock 4S, enhancing its position as a single source strategic solutions partner for schools, academies and multi-academy trusts (MATs). Babcock 4S will be rebranded to Strictly Education 4S with immediate effect.

New research shows for the first time a strong link between recreational screen time and children’s inactivity, with children choosing to spend hours indoors and on screens instead of playing outdoors. The report released by the Association of Play Industries (API) – A Movement for Movement - reveals that children have never moved so little and points to substantial evidence that screens are a key reason.

Well documented research into human behaviour in emergency situations shows that 75 percent of people react immediately to clear authoritative voice messages in the event of fire. Education is one sector where voice commands that instruct and direct students and staff on how to leave a building or other area during an emergency is widely recognised as the most efficient and safest solution.

Schools and groups have the chance to take part in fun-filled residential netball tournaments which promise high-adrenaline excitement and adventure. The two-night camps at Kingswood Grosvenor Hall, in Ashford, Kent, are suitable for U12 to U16 age groups and will be hosted by HC Tournaments.

The site has recently had a £1 million investment in its sports and accommodation facilities, including a brand new flood-lit sports court which players will be able to put to the test.

A new survey from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job site, has revealed that 97.1% of education professionals believe that work-life balance is important, with the sector emerging as one of the best for work-life balance.  

Shell Chair encourages an 'open' seating position to ease pressure on the lower back and reduce the propensity for spinal curvature. Good posture improves concentration, reduces discomfort and helps to improve productivity. Available in a number of fixed and adjustable heights, Shell Chair works perfectly works with Aalborg's Class Desk.

Juicy Satsuma is a family run garment printing and embroidery company specialising in the bespoke personalisation of goods and clothing.

Leonard Hudson specialises in Uniform and Sportswear for both Junior and Senior schools. Our products and services come with the benefit of our 50 years’ experience serving the school and educational sector. In fact our heritage in the clothing trade goes back much further than that, as can be seen in Our History on the www.leonardhudson.co.uk website.

DISADVANTAGED children in Devon are to benefit from Co-op teamwork after Beach Schools South West CIC was chosen as Community Fund beneficiaries for this year.
Shoppers will be able to choose to donate to the organisation to raise funds to transport kids to the beach for outdoor learning in the marine environment.

Student Union President and Level 3 Sports Studies student, Sophie Day from Cambridge Regional College invited Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, to attend the college for a forum with students and staff about the importance of fair funding for further education (FE).

Mr Zeichner, who recently referenced the region’s colleges during a parliamentary debate speech on FE funding, addressed a full room, fielding questions from both students and staff about the role of FE in local economies and college funding.  

Despite 89% of employers claiming to know what education professionals find most attractive in a job offer, new data reveals that two fifths (40.4%) actually get it wrong. That’s according to the latest survey from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job site.

The survey asked the industry’s job hunters what they believe to be the most important aspects of a job offer. It also asked employers what aspects they believe professionals deem to be the most important.