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Teachers from primary schools across the UK joined science, nutrition and health experts at a national pupil wellbeing summit in London this week.
Hosted by Discovery Education and Alimentarium Foundation, Food For Thoughtsaw educators and specialists meet for a day of dynamic workshops, experiments and seminars exploring healthy eating and body image in primary school age pupils.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is to hold its first ever dedicated careers event for teachers and careers advisers at its headquarters at 195 Piccadilly, London, on 9 November. The organisation has also launched a free online Careers Quiz designed for young people aged 12 – 18, which will be on show at the event.
· Launch of new national poetry project with Amnesty International UK
· Anne Robinson and Alan Bennett to announce inaugural David Vaisey Prize
· ‘Beyond Words’ writing celebrated with exhibition at heart of Festival Village
· 2017 Launch of flagship project Reading Teachers = Reading Pupils
Free ‘Food For Thought’ event will offer ideas and inspiration to boost pupil health and wellbeing
Primary school teachers from across the UK are being encouraged to join science, nutrition and health experts at a special event in London next month.
Hosted by Discovery Education and Alimentarium Academy on 17th October, Day of Discovery - Food For Thought will bring educators and specialists together for aday of dynamic workshops, experiments and seminars exploring healthy eating and body image in primary school age pupils.
The Enchanted Forest sound and light show is launching a competition to find a child who can lend their voice to the award-winning event.
Auditions are open for the Voice of The Enchanted Forest competition, which is calling for children aged between 5 and 12 to record a script to be used during the month-long event at Pitlochry's Faskally Wood this October.
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The Language Show is the must-attend event for anyone with a passion for languages.Attend three inspirational days packed with over 50 CPD certified seminars, language classes, live forums, cultural performances and a large range of exhibitors promoting their latest advice and industry guidance. Find out more on our website at www.languageshowlive.co.uk/london/.
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What is CPD?
Continuing Professional Development enables teachers to maintain and enhance knowledge and skills to the benefit of their careers by improve pupil’s attainment. Seen as a highly valuable activity, CPD keeps you up-to-date with the newest advances in the industry, gives you access to leading seminars and displays your commitment to self-improvement.
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Inspiration – Ideas – Solutions – Networking
Education Estates 1-2 November, Manchester Central focuses on the funding, design, build, management and maintenance of schools, colleges and universities across the UK.
Whether you are preparing for an upcoming project or looking for solutions and ideas to current challenges; Education Estates - the largest gathering of Education Buildings Professionals from across the UK, will enable you to achieve your objectives.
An innovative North East college has been recognised for its outstanding work in encouraging diversity and equality in its organisation and the local community.
Gateshead College has been shortlisted for the Diverse Company Award in this year’s National Diversity Awards, which take place on September 8 at the stunning Anglican Cathedral in Liverpool.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach is challenging guests to set a new world record at this year’s Guinness World Record Summertime Games.
Park-goers are being invited to break seven world records across four days from 25 – 28 July. Records to beat, which will be adjudicated by an official Guinness World Record representative, include the most sand moved with a teaspoon in 30 seconds, the fastest time to pack a suitcase with 20 items and the most wet sponges thrown in the face in 30 seconds.
A prestigious chess challenge for UK schools has won the support of a leading businessman and author.
Lord Mark Price, Minister of State for International Trade, made the decision to support and sponsor the Delancey UK Schools’ Chess Challenge (the UK’s leading junior chess competition) in a bid to raise awareness of the importance of chess to young children.
The Delancey UK Schools’ Chess Challenge, owned by previous UK Chess Champion, Sarah Hegarty, has been running for 21 years and has seen over 1,100 schools sign up to the challenge this year.
Sun-drenched sands and sipping cocktails by an azure sea might sound like the ideal holiday for some, but more and more people are looking for active trips rather than beach breaks.
Travel industry commentators have put active and adventure trips at number two of the top seven travel trends for 2017 and evidence suggests that healthy, fitness breaks are definitely on the up.
--- Excellent progress of children reflected in SATs results ---
Pupils and staff across Sharnbrook Academy Federation's schools are celebrating today after achieving fantastic provisional results in national tests for 11-year-olds.
The results in all three schools run by the high-performing Bedfordshire-based Trust which have Year 6 pupils are well above the national average in writing (grammar, punctuation and spelling), in reading and in maths.
Teachers from schools across the UK gathered at Stratford’s Discover Centre this week to explore new ways of using technology to boost literacy and maintain creativity in the classroom.
Hosted by Discovery Education, the fast-paced event saw 80 educators come together at East London’s award-winning storytelling museum for a ‘Day of Discovery’, where they shared the latest ideas and tech tools for inspiring a love of stories, language and reading.
The first ever Share a Pencil Day takes place today, 17th May 2017 when 25,000 pupils in a range of schools up and down the country are being asked to share a pencil for a single lesson, an afternoon or the whole day to experience what learning is really like for many children across the globe.
The event is giving pupils the opportunity to learn about the issues faced by many children around the world trying to access an education while living in zones affected by conflict, natural disasters or extreme poverty, and who lack the basic tools and teachers they need to learn.
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