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Measuring value for money isn’t easy, but for school leaders it has become essential. According to a shake-up announced by secretary for education Justine Greening, £1.3 billion is to be reallocated within the schools’ budget over the next two years. Nonetheless, school leaders around the country have many tough decisions to make about how and where to allocate budgets for the year ahead.
Pobble, the prize-winning global literacy initiative, has recently launched a new tool to facilitate lesson planning. Pobble Resources allows teachers to search content providers on Pobble and find the best teaching resources. They can then prepare the most engaging lessons easily, and share their lesson ideas, making collaborative planning really easy.
The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) have launched the Resource Our Schools campaign, an initiative working to ensure that every school across the UK has access to the resources they require for first-rate teaching and learning. The campaign has already attracted support from the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) and numerous subject associations. Innovate My School are also supporting the initiative, fitting in with our mission to ...
Here’s the problem with highlighting: Every day pupils highlight words in books. Their teachers hope that the words will resonate, be reviewed and spark some thought. For most though, highlighted words don’t do that.
The Premier League has launched Premier League Primary Stars, a national curriculum-linked education programme which uses the appeal of the Premier League and professional football clubs to inspire children to learn, be active and develop important life skills.
Every single day, in every school across the country, teachers and other staff are faced with a variety of unique and very specific issues which all require a solution. Meanwhile, how can the edtech providers who create solutions to these problems be sure that they’re developing something that is having a positive impact on schools? At MINTclass, our answer is this: Bring the two together!
Reading gurus Giglets Education has released an advanced version of its online literacy resource, the Learning Cloud, for use by teachers and pupils in Primary and early Secondary education.
Everybody at Powell’s Primary School was really looking forward to their upcoming Science Week, wanting to make it a really enjoyable and memorable event for the children. So when they approached us at Alpha Dome to see what we might be able to do we were thrilled to be able to help.
Mathematics maestros Happy Numbers have launched Plus, an exciting outside-the-box supplement for the Maths curriculum. Every month, a free challenge is launched - each consisting of a set of age-appropriate problems. As students progress through each problem successfully, the difficulty increases. The challenges are designed to stretch students’ thinking and problem-solving skills.
The thought of teaching periods makes some teachers panic. Research shows that 40% of teachers don’t feel confident teaching a non-Science lesson about periods (EdComs Teachers survey, 2016). If this sounds familiar, don’t worry, betty for schools is a new, innovative, curriculum-linked education programme to empower teachers of 8-12 years olds to tackle the subject of periods. The creators of this new resource will be meeting educators at this year’...
I tweet and blog a lot about my network and how being an outward-facing leader who is connected to a wider educational community fuels me. In the last few years, through Twitter, StaffRm, #womened and now #bameed, through #teachmeets, #leadmeets and #researched, I have met a plethora of fantastic educational contacts who have inspired me, empowered me and connected me. Through these connections I have ended up meeting brilliant educators ...
International Women’s Day is celebrated on 8th March each year. It is a global celebration of the social, economic, political and cultural achievements of women. The theme for 2017 is #BeBoldForChange. Let’s make #IWD17 a day for our students and schools to reflect on the global progress made to challenge gender inequalities around the world. Use the virtual toolkit to focus discussions, reflections and activities.
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