The Guardian is reporting that colleges and universities deliver vital opportunities and drive economic growth. Yet the current coronavirus crisis is now creating huge financial uncertainty in post-16 education.
SAP, the market leader in enterprise application software, announced a new digital learning initiative offering innovative, interactive educational content to support students, professionals and anyone wishing to continue to learn during this challenging time.
• Knowsley Safari launches free online Home School Safari hub to engage and educate
• Real veterinary videos showing a lion’s paw and a tiger’s tooth being examined
• Free access to all resources, including downloadable worksheets
• New animal keeper content to be regularly uploaded during lockdown
Edtech charity LGfL is celebrating having won for the second year running Supplier of Year: Not for Profit in the Education Resources Awards (ERA). The judges selected LGfL as the winner in recognition of its social mission to advance education through digital innovation and its delivery of circa £9M in savings and benefits to schools per annum.
Following the outbreak of coronavirus, exams regulator, Ofqual, has announced that GCSE and A level grades will be calculated this year using a “broad range of evidence, including teacher assessment and prior attainment”, TES reports.
The ICT for Education conference programme was launched to help teachers and others responsible for UK schools to get the most out of technology in the face of ever-changing curriculum demands and constantly-evolving classroom technology.