The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) is delighted to announce the 20 student winners of its 2019 Educational Trust Awards.

The CISI Educational Trust Awards annually celebrate achievement amongst students studying CISI accredited courses around the UK, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The winners received a combined total of £23,000. 

Music & Drama Education Expo is returning to Olympia, London for its seventh year on 6 & 7 March 2019. The event is Europe’s leading free-to-attend conference and exhibition for music and drama education. An event perfectly tailored for teachers and those passionate about the creative sector is right at your fingertips.

Go along to Coalport China Museum, near Ironbridge during the Easter school holidays from 13 to 28 April and join floral-themed ceramic family activities.

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Here, our editor Victoria Galligan speaks to the Learnit team to find out the background behind the new-for-2019 show and what educators can expect to see…

How did the team come together?

The Learnit team consists of Anil Aggarwal, an American tech-entrepreneur and investor, and Katy Fryatt, a Cambridge University graduate and a millennial parent. They met whilst developing the world’s most important events for fintech and retail innovation: Money20/20 and Shoptalk.

Learnit aims to be “world-changing” – how does it hope to do this?

International Airlines Group (IAG) and Rocking Ur Teens are teaming up to hold a one-day energetic and interactive conference for teenage girls aged 13 and 14. According to WISE, women make up just 23% of those in core STEM occupations in the UK and 24% of those working in core STEM industries.

To grow these figures, IAG and Rocking Ur Teens will showcase STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) careers where traditionally girls are underrepresented and get them excited about the prospect of a job in one of these areas, that they may not have previously considered.

The academic year may be barely half a term old, but if you're organising your school's summer 2019 leavers Prom, now is the time to start planning ahead. 

The first step is to book the venue. And, with its modern decor and comfortable surroundings, the DoubleTree by Hilton Swindon offers the perfect backdrop to your event. 

Accrington and Rossendale College is supporting a national week of activity designed to celebrate Further Education Colleges and fight for fair funding for the sector.

Colleges Week takes place from Monday 15 October to Friday 19 October 2018 and is part of the ‘Love Our Colleges' campaign. This campaign is calling on Government to give colleges better funding and fair pay to ensure they can continue to fulfil a crucial role in the education system and provide the high quality skills provision our country needs.

Bett, the world’s oldest and largest EdTech exhibition, today announces a collaboration with Learnit, the brand new, venture-backed conference for the global learning ecosystem. This January, a group of Bett’s 35,000+ visitors, 200+ speakers and 850+ exhibitors will also be able to participate in Learnit at the QEII Centre in Westminster as one of its 1,000+ attendees, 150+ speakers, or 50+ sponsors. 

Build pupils’ critical literacy skills and help children to spot fake news. Primary school teachers and staff from across Manchester are invited to a special news-themed event at The Sharp Project this month, hosted by Discovery Education.

‘Day of Discovery Manchester’ - Tuesday 18th September 9am-4pm - will show primary schools how they can ignite pupil interest in current affairs and help children to distinguish fact from fiction.

The Education Show, the go-to annual event for schools to buy resources and equipment, is moving date and location to be positioned in Excel, London for 24-25 January 2019. By moving to London, it will coincide with its sister show Bett and extend its reach to the education market. Together they will host the world’s largest gathering of the education community for both UK and international visitors, who will discover new products and suppliers as well as keep up to date with new developments and best practice in the sector.