In 2012 FUZE recognised a counterproductive gap between teaching coding in schools using visual tools like Scratch, and real world languages like Python. FUZE predicted that primary schools focusing only on early learning tools would not best prepare students for the challenges that lay ahead in secondary school. This could only lead to fewer students taking coding as a subject choice in year 9, and especially so if they were exposed to more Scratch like applications in years 7 & 8, which should be noted, is often the case.

 

Schools are failing a generation of children who are sacrificing their futures to care for sick or disabled family members, Barnardo’s has found.

New research by the UK’s leading children’s charity shows how teachers are failing to identify and support children who are shouldering an extra burden as young carers by looking after their loved-ones.

Much-loved broadcaster Sir David Attenborough’s latest long-awaited dive into the Blue Planet has created a big wave of interest in the undersea world, with a sharp increase in shark experience and school bookings at SEA LIFE Blackpool.

 

Sir David’s Blue Planet ll series, which continues on BBC1 this Sunday, is giving viewers an amazing glimpse into an underwater world teeming with alien-like creatures.

 

The UK has more than twice as many GCSE pupils per teacher as the European average, according to research comparing UK education to the rest of the continent.

 

Oxford Home Schooling, part of the Oxford Open Learning Trust, used data from Europe-wide reporting to investigate how the UK compares against three key areas of education: pupils per teacher, years spent in school and level of national investment in schools.

 

A three-and-a-half year intensive programme that used sport to engage disadvantaged young people in educational activities outside of the classroom, is celebrating its conclusion with the news that over 2,000 young people across London have benefitted since it launched in May 2013.

“Message from the future” – Good Energy calls on pupils to imagine their future and the impact of climate change on it

How is global warming going to change the world over the next 30 years?

That’s the question that Good Energy - https://www.goodenergy.co.uk/ - one of the leading renewable energy providers - is asking the UK’s school children to answer in an exciting nationwide competition, titled ‘A Message from the Future’.

The challenge is simple. 

LocknCharge is committed to making teachers’ lives easier by manufacturing high quality solutions for syncing, charging, transporting, securing and storing iPads, Chromebooks, tablets and other mobile devices. Technology has many advantages in the classroom, but unlike textbooks, devices have to be ‘managed’. LocknCharge helps solve this problem.

 

On stand E190 at BETT, LocknCharge will launch its brand new Putnam 16 Charging Station focusing on convenience, effectiveness, and space saving in the classroom.

 

LocknCharge is committed to making teachers’ lives easier by manufacturing high quality solutions for syncing, charging, transporting, securing and storing iPads, Chromebooks, tablets and other mobile devices. Technology has many advantages in the classroom, but unlike textbooks, devices have to be ‘managed’. LocknCharge helps solve this problem.

On stand E190 at BETT, LocknCharge will launch its brand new Putnam 16 Charging Station focusing on convenience, effectiveness, and space saving in the classroom.

Can Parents Help Their Kids to Learn if They Don’t Understand – or Share – Educational Priorities?

A short while ago Wonder Workshop conducted some research to discover how much parents knew about STEM subjects: science, technology, engineering and mathematics. These are the things that are now considered to make up the backbone of a comprehensive education.

A new teaching resource aiming to inspire children about the vital importance of trees in forests locally as well as globally has been launched by International Tree Foundation (ITF).

The Tree Power Teachers’ Resource Pack is a free downloadable activity pack which gives primary schools the tools to engage the next generation in protecting and caring for the natural world.