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This week QA Education spoke to Joanne Denham, Librarian at Wodensborough Ormiston Academy in Wednesbury, about the ‘Big Debate Day’ recently held at the school and the benefits of inclusive debating workshops to give students a boost in their confidence and a stronger career focus.
Primary school children across the UK are being encouraged to continue their love of learning during the summer holidays by entering an exciting digital challenge, the Make Your World Bigger challenge.
Launched by Discovery Education, Make Your World Bigger is open to schools and families everywhere, extending children’s summer learning while inspiring curiosity and adventure.
Students from Cambridge Regional College were put through their paces recently at a former RAF and Army Barracks.
The end-of-year assessment for Public Service students studying at the college took place at Waterbeach, on the edge of the Fens in Cambridgeshire, and saw 183 students march over 6 miles to reach their destination, carrying equipment and supplies.
Bohunt School Worthing has hosted a pioneering technology event, attended by a representative from Apple Education, following the success of its Digital Leaders initiative.
The event included an introduction to the senior digital leader team and a full briefing on the achievements of the digital leaders to date. The team were keen to receive professional advice and guidance regarding the quality and professionalism of their daily news articles, live broadcasts via Youtube and plans for the future of The Bohunt Times.
York Minster is one of the world’s most magnificent cathedrals, a vision of heaven on earth crafted in stained glass and stone. For a millennia, people have been drawn to this sacred place but the story stretches back 2,000 years to the birth of modern day Christianity in Roman York.
York Minster’s dedicated Learning Team deliver a wide range of fascinating workshops and tours which meet curriculum needs and give students memories that can last a lifetime.
Pupils at a Wandsworth primary school were inspired to be more active after receiving a special visit this week from an Olympic gold medallist thanks to "The Active Kids Do Better" programme.
Slalom canoeist Joe Clarke, who made history at the 2016 Rio Games by winning GB’s first gold medal in the canoe slalom men’s K1, shared his inspiring story and spent time with pupils at Riversdale Primary School.
Clare Othman, Operations Director, Supply Desk, specialists in matching school staffing needs with the best available SEN staff - permanent, long-term and supply - gives her top tips on how to identify dyslexia in students
Teachers who are able to identify dyslexia in affected students provide a wonderful benefit to those students. Identification helps enable children to access life-changing support. Dyslexic students learn very differently from other students, and really must be taught differently in order to help them maximise their potential.
A recent survey conducted by an online label company revealed 32% of people said developing modern skills is the biggest advantage when using technology in schools. Overall 88% of people acknowledge technology has an overwhelmingly positive effect on students.
Virtual Reality Learning: A Technological Innovation for Education
When it comes to classroom study, learning processes are constantly evolving and new developments in technology means that many education practices can be eased through these new innovations. One particular technology which has been changing the face of education and improving learning methods lately is Virtual Reality technology.
Draisci Studio, the award-winning London-based architecture and design studio, introduces STEM - a new sculptural feature created for the Science and Technology Building in the long-established Oundle School, Northamptonshire.
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