Learn to code under pressure by breaking your way out of an ‘Escape Room’ box

Break free from the traditional classroom setting with The Coding Box – the world’s first workshop to combine the fun of ‘Escape Rooms’ with maths, coding and learning. ‘Escape Rooms’ are real life adventure games where players are locked in rooms filled with riddles and deceptions that they must solve to escape. The Coding Box has downsized and child-proofed this same […]

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Teachers quit due to workload

Did you know that workload is the main reason people leave the teaching profession? And that pupil to teacher ratio is experiencing a steady decline? Check out the info-graph from www.astarteachers.co.uk to see how the landscape of teaching in the UK is changing. 

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SELF-BELIEF IN SCHOOLS SOARS WITH HELP OF LITTLE BIRD PROJECT

  A recent study has found that 88 per cent of young people in Britain today say they ‘lack confidence and doubt they will succeed in life’, proving that self-confidence is fundamentally missing from our schools’ syllabus. However, a new project is changing this one school at a time. Led by Alison Delaney, an author, motivational speaker, and founder of […]

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Raspberry Pi Foundation partners with FutureLearn to train teachers all over the world

Two online courses for educators around the world, focusing on teaching computing and computational thinking, are now open for registration.   FutureLearn, a leading social learning provider, is delighted to announce its new partnership with the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Together they are launching two free online CPD training courses aimed at giving teachers the experience and insight to use digital […]

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Teachers believe practical lessons in science and maths classes are key to encouraging students to pursue STEM careers

Survey finds teachers believe practical lessons in science and maths classes are key to encouraging students to pursue STEM careers   87 per cent of teachers of science, maths and technology subjects agree that STEM should be taught with more practical examples to bring the subject to life for students 61 per cent agree that the current curriculum is failing […]

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Children’s charity launches new online support for young people

Winston’s Wish, the charity for bereaved children and teenagers, is delighted to announce its new online support for young people. The launch of #Help2MakeSense sees a video campaign, new young person’s website and social media campaign aimed at making bereavement advice, support and information more accessible for young people. The launch marks the end of Children’s Grief Awareness Week, 17 […]

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