LiteracyPlanet Introduces Free Back-to-School Resources for UK Teachers on Pinterest

LP Teach Literacy Fun Debbie Bradley

As the new school year beckons, LiteracyPlanet, a fun curriculum-aligned digital literacy tool, has unveiled a treasure trove of back-to-school resources specially designed for UK educators. These invaluable resources are now available for free download via the LiteracyPlanet Pinterest page. With teachers gearing up to return to their classrooms, the pressure to innovate and engage […]

GCSEPod offers pupils access to over 500 hours of free content during NEU strikes

School children working at computers

One of the UK’s leading education software providers, GCSEPod, will offer 525 hours of free content to students on 1 February, and all future strike days, to support teachers and help ensure learning is uninterrupted while members of the NEU union go on strike. The content being made available has been hand-picked to align with […]

Edmentum: at the forefront of the edtech revolution

Children at school on PCs - Edmentum

Editor Victoria Galligan spoke to Gareth Bradwick, project manager at Edmentum International, about how the global edtech company is reducing workload for teachers thanks to its simplified assessment of personalised online learning… Edmentum is the global learning resource which offers platforms for learners from nursery age up to secondary and beyond – you may be familiar […]

Building a bridge between schools and robotics

DFRobot - robotics teaching in action in a classroom

Edward Teng from DFRobot spoke to QA Education editor Victoria Galligan about how the Chinese company is plugging the gap between high-end technology and children who are eager to learn more about robotics… If you haven’t heard of DFRobot, it’s a Chinese company which creates affordable, easy-to-use hardware which can be used alongside micro:bit to […]

Continuity and consistency; answering the core challenge of blended learning

Al Kingsley from NetSupport – he discusses blended learning and edtech

The future success of eductation lies within the ability to adapt to ever-changing situations such as the global Covid-19 pandemic. Here Al Kingsley, MD at NetSupport, school governor for 15 years and Multi-Academy Trust Chair, discusses using edtech to ensure blended learning is consistent… It is fair to say that in the run up to lockdown even the […]

How to get a free handwriting app from Kaligo

Kaligo - free educational app for parents to use with their children

Schools across the globe will be closed for the foreseeable future, as COVID-19 takes its toll across the world.  It’s a well-known phenomenon for school leaders that there is a fall back in progress that can occur when children are away from school for long periods of time. So, what can parents do now to […]

Schools must make sure edtech passes the test on new online harms regulations

John Ingram, CEO of Pamoja Education, explores the rising use of edtech and how the new Online Harms White Paper will affect the use of existing edtech.

John Ingram, CEO of Pamoja Education, explores the rising use of edtech and how the new Online Harms White Paper will affect the use of existing platforms. Today, the dangers of being online and using edtech are manifold, especially for young people. There is online bullying, hate speech, child grooming, extremist or terrorist political radicalisation […]

Edtech provider CoSector partners with Janison

Growing your ICT provision effectively - a boy on laptop

CoSector – University of London, the provider of choice for products and services that enhance and enrich digital learning, has announced a partnership with Janison, a provider of learning and online assessment platforms, in order to bring efficient digital assessment to the UK higher and further education sectors. The partnership means that customers of CoSector – […]

How edtech can relieve exam stress for an entire school community

Karin Bjerde, Head of Strategic Growth at Kognity, on how edtech eases stress, teacher workload and budget pressures.

Karin Bjerde, Head of Strategic Growth at Kognity, comments on how edtech embraces a hands-on and personalised approach to education that eases stress, teacher workload and budget pressures. Students have studied hard over the year. They’ve memorised quotes from plays and poems, learned the tools of critical analysis, practised applying formulae and theories, and mastered the […]