Removing Passwords Brings 3,800% Boost To Parental Engagement In Homework

Education charity ‘Learning With Parents’ has discovered that removing passwords from its homework platform has brought a huge rise in its usage. The project to optimise logins and remove passwords was enabled thanks to a grant of £58,292 awarded by The Access Foundation.  Learning with Parents supports families to encourage positive learning interactions together, working to ensure […]

Young pupils recovering from Covid learning gap

The Covid learning gap is starting to narrow. Female teacher is teaching shapes to her primary school students. She is asking hem a question and some of the students have their hand in the air to answer.

New research suggests the Covid learning gap suffered by young pupils as a result of the pandemic is starting to narrow. The difference between reading and maths scores of Year 3 and 4 pupils in the 2022/23 academic year compared to those before Covid is smaller than it was. But the gap between disadvantaged pupils and their […]

How edtech creates edgeless learning

Paul Westmore, IT Director at the University of Plymouth, on how edtech can transform a learning environment

Paul Westmore, IT Director at the University of Plymouth, explains how a single sign-on digital learning environment has helped the institution create an edgeless edtech learning experience for its 20,000+ students… Plymouth’s ambitious digital strategy describes our goal of becoming an edgeless university – our vision that students and staff can experience university entirely digitally if […]

Surprising benefits of outdoor adventure for children

Kids playing on outdoor adventure

These days, it can be easy for children to get into the habit of staying indoors. Yes, there are many home comforts, computer games, watching TV and hot chocolates are always a good idea! But there are so many advantages to being outdoors, experiencing the wonders of nature. Outdoor adventure and education expert, Kingswood, shares the […]

Russian Grandmaster and maths teacher share learning benefits of chess

Catch Grandmaster Sergey Karjakin playing chess at the Promethean stand at Bett 2019

Following the pilot of a chess-based educational initiative in Russia, global education technology provider, Promethean, will be bringing Grandmaster, Sergey Karjakin, and a Russian maths teacher to Bett 2019, to deliver a programme of activity which provides insights into the learning benefits of teaching chess in the classroom. After undertaking academic studies that demonstrated learning […]

Time to face the automation challenge with soft skills

Soft skills Eton X's Catherine Whitaker

Catherine Whitaker, CEO & Head of Learning at EtonX, discusses the teaching of “soft skills” in order to prepare students for the workplace… Workers around the world will have been disappointed, but perhaps not surprised by, the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs report which predicted that 78 million jobs worldwide will disappear in the […]

Learning at Ravenglass Railway Museum

Children learning at Ravenglass Railway Museum

Ravenglass Railway Museum is a great place for a school visit. There are many opportunities for learning from the museum, the railway, the site and the community it serves.   Located in West Cumbria, the Museum tells the story of the historic Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway which opened in 1875 and still carries 100,000 passengers every […]

Virtual Reality Learning

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 […]