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2017-11-09T00:00:00

School Lettings Solutions (SLS), one of the fastest growing sports and leisure companies in the UK, has acquired Derbyshire-based lettings provider, Facilities For All, to provide greater support to schools looking to make better use of their facilities.

 

Facilities for All currently manages the facilities at 11 schools in Halifax and Derbyshire, including Halifax Academy, Long Eaton School and Netherthorpe School.

 

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2017-11-09T00:00:00

Ian Florey, Solutions Engineer Manager at Akamai UK talks about what it’s like to be a solutions engineer and the pressing need for a new cohort of talent in the industry.

The adoption of cloud technology is essential for companies that have aspirations to innovate their products and services at scale. What’s more, many are now looking to recruit the workforce that will help take them to the next level in their cloud journey and drive for even more growth.

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2017-11-09T00:00:00

FORMER EDT HEAD WILL HELP US REACH EVEN MORE YOUNG PEOPLE

 

Success at School is thrilled to announce that Dr Gordon Mizner will join the team as its first expert advisor from the business community. 

 

Dr Mizner is the former CEO of the Engineering Development Trust, the UK’s leading education charity that aims to inspire young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths.

 

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2017-11-08T00:00:00

The latest project from Kitronik helps students shine a light on 3D printing and alternative energy.   

Kitronik, a leading provider of electronic kits and educational resources to schools, has launched its latest project, an environmentally friendly torch which requires only manual power to create light!

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2017-11-08T00:00:00

To celebrate International Men's Day, Rocking Ur Teens is teaming up with Thomson Reuters to hold a one-day energetic and interactive conference for teenage boys. Bringing together teens from different backgrounds, the event is timed to take place in Anti-Bullying Week and aims to nurture our leaders of tomorrow, inspire them and raise their aspirations.

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2017-11-07T00:00:00

In January 2016, Squaducation announced a new competition for schools, My EPIC ERA. Launched as a national history based competition, its aim was to enthuse children and help them create and develop a passion for history.  And it did exactly that! Brendan Ind from Wycliffe School in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire was the outright winner with an incredibly moving entry, having researched and written about the lives of two Old Wycliffians who met at the school, grew up and later fought in the Great War.  

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2017-11-06T00:00:00

The benefits of physical exercise on academic learning have long been documented, yet three years after Public Health England issued a report1 detailing the positive link between pupil health and wellbeing and academic attainment, young people’s participation rate in physical exercise is still falling. 

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2017-11-06T00:00:00

Educater is very excited to announce the launch of its new module SEFonline - an online self-evaluation tool that supports senior school leaders in preparing for Ofsted inspection visits and shaping their school improvement plans.

The purpose of the new module is to take school leaders through a primary school self-evaluation process based around key performance indicators, designed to interpret the Ofsted grade descriptors for good and outstanding in order to provide an indicative grade. 

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2017-11-02T00:00:00

School budgets are rarely extensive when it comes to wet leisure projects. Often, these refurbishment projects are only possible through the support and fundraising efforts of parents, staff, and pupils. Because of this, it’s a huge boon when pool companies can find products that do more than meet the budget by lowering day-to-day running costs or making pools that bit safer for staff and students alike.

Packed with innovative, inspiring and cost-effective ideas, Golden Coast’s extensive range of high-quality products is a valuable resource when tendering for school projects.

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2017-11-01T00:00:00

People across Wales have until Thursday 30 November to nominate outstanding teachers in Wales for the Professional Teaching Awards Cymru and with three extra categories, there are even more opportunities to celebrate the very best in Welsh education.

Nominations have already been flooding in from across Wales for the Professional Teaching Awards Cymru 2018 but there is still one month to give an excellent educational professional the recognition they deserve. Organisers are especially looking for teachers leading the way in digital learning.

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2017-10-31T00:00:00

London, 31st October 2017: A dramatic overhaul of IT education and better employer investment in training are vital if the UK’s chronic IT skills shortage is to be addressed, according to the UK and Ireland’s Linux Professional Institute (LPI) certification providers Future Cert.

 

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2017-10-31T00:00:00

—Awards seek to highlight originality, creativity and technical ability in the education sector—
 

NewTek today launched its 2018 UK Education Awards to recognise excellence in creating engaging and inspiring videos and live streams by students and staff at colleges and universities across the country. Award entries must be created using NewTek’s TriCaster® or 3Play® systems and be submitted by 17 January 2018.

 

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2017-10-31T00:00:00

As news comes that BAFTA is to hold its first dedicated careers event for teachers and careers advisers – The BAFTA Creative Careers Showcase  – we caught up with Tim Hunter, BAFTA’s Director of Learning and New Talent, to ask why such an event is necessary and what the organisation is hoping it will achieve…

 

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2017-10-30T00:00:00

Gratnells, the family run business with over 100 years of history and a worldwide business extending to more than 65 export destinations, has added to its record on product innovation with two new ICT introductions, PowerTray and PowerTrolley.

 

The company, best known for 40 years of designing, manufacturing and marketing advanced storage systems for the education and medical sectors, has introduced these new products to meet the ever-increasing role of digital technology in the learning environment.

 

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2017-10-27T01:00:00

YPO’s category buyer for Sport, John Healey, explains the purpose of the additional PE and Sport Premium funding and offers practical advice on how to spend it and tools to help evidence its impact. 

 

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