Creative pupils at a Tyneside school harnessed the power of green energy as part of a learning programme to ignite their interest in science and technology.
 
Year 4 and year 6 pupils at Rowlands Gill Primary School have been working with Gateshead College on various activities designed to raise awareness of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) related challenges. 
 

World Book Day is around the corner and it is a wonderful time for schoolchildren to dress up and pay homage to their favourite novels and authors.  Patrick Wenham, Headmaster at Bickley Park School, shares his thoughts on the future of books.

Giggleswick School will once again host its popular Easter revision courses for GCSE and A Level (AS and A2) subjects over the Easter holidays.

New UK Government cyber schools programme ‘Cyber Discovery’ launches to find next generation of cyber security talent.

Young people in years 10-13 invited to test their skills in’ Cyber Discovery’, in a bid to find and train undiscovered cyber security talent

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.

A former Number 10 adviser and education chief at the RSA has warned that English schools are being damaged by common practices that are of little value to students.

The Ideal School Exhibition is an essay penned by Julian Astle, which reveals that schools are dicing with students' futures by scrambling to achieve the best league table results. 

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The national education charity Future First has appointed a new chief executive officer to guide the charity through its next phase of development and growth. 

Matt Lent will join Future First from UK Youth in January where he is currently Director of Partnerships and Policy leading on cross-sector partnerships, income generation, impact measurement and national policy. He brings 25 years of experience in the voluntary and education sector working extensively with businesses, funders, schools, charities, and government.

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Fifty lucky primary schools will get a spectacular science lesson delivered to their pupils absolutely free by Empiribox – creators of the only complete science solution for KS1 and KS2 that makes it easy for teachers to deliver captivating lessons designed to thrill, engage and firmly embed a love of science in their class.

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A pilot project that is teaching hundreds of children to learn Mandarin has been hailed a success by leading politicians.

Almost 400 pupils from 14 schools across England have been praised by Nick Gibb for their progress in learning Mandarin, as part of a pilot programme to help them get ahead in the global jobs market.

The Mandarin Excellence Programme, delivered by the UCL Institute of Education in partnership with the British Council, aims to have at least 5,000 pupils in England on track towards fluency in Mandarin Chinese by 2020.

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UCAS has launched a series of innovative online courses to help today’s students, and the people who advise them, navigate the tricky business of deciding what to do when they leave secondary education.

Young people have a greater range of options than ever before when considering their next steps after school or college, and most rely on busy teachers or parents and carers for advice and guidance.