Headteacher Magazine, guide to services and products for UK Schools
LocknCharge to launch its new charge and store device, the Putnam 16 Charging Station, at BETT 2018.
“Pupils at Broadford Primary School
In the face of budget cuts and the ever-increasing costs of running a school, head teachers are finding themselves asking: “How can we generate more income?”
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.
Issues around technology procurement, measurement and adoption have prompted industry heavyweights to call on Government to produce a digital strategy for schools.
Apple CEO Tim Cook visited the Woodberry Down School in Harringay earlier this year to see how students and educators are using iPads in the classroom.During his visit, Tim Cook spoke about the presence of technology in the classroom, noting that it’s a “compliment to tradition teaching and not a substitute.” As a former teacher, I’ve experienced how technology can transform an individual student’s in-class participation, enhance learning for the better and narrow the digital divide.
A Northumberland first school has commissioned a pottery painting expert to ensure that their values and ethos will be on display to pupils, staff and visitors.
Lorna Watkinson from Warkworth set up her business, Rainbow Pottery Painting in 2012 after taking her redundancy from the corporate world of advertising. Her business has gone from strength to strength after seeing success across schools in Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland.
Sixteen million pounds have been invested to improve maths teaching as part of a major drive to encourage more people to study the subject after GCSE, and to ensure Britain can compete in the global marketplace post Brexit.
The government has set out a series of actions to increase participation among 16-18 year olds, following a government-commissioned review by Professor Sir Adrian Smith.
Schools across the UK are taking advantage of a new wave of teaching after two political shocks rocked the world last year.
Brexit and the election of Donald Trump of the United States of America are just two of the astonishing political events that shocked people across the world in 2016, leaving many people feeling misinformed or confused.
A 10-year-old girl from Oldbury has won her school a substantial amount of £5000 to spend with Viking after impressing a judging panel with an invention for the classroom.
Shajeevana Pratheevan from St James CE Primary School, Oldbury, won the Viking Young Inventors’ Competition, beating hundreds of entries from primary schools across the UK.
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