News

Please find a selection of news stories relating to technology in education and to the challenges facing schools and teachers.

 
27th February, 2019
Google and the family internet safety experts at Parent Zone are celebrating the second year of Be Internet Legends, helping Key Stage 2 primary school students to be safe and confident explorers of the online world.
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27th February, 2019
A new campaign to engage children with practical science is being launched to UK primary schools in time for British Science Week - 8th to 17th March.
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26th February, 2019
Teachers endure greater job-related stress than other professionals, according to the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER). The Guardian reports.
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26th February, 2019
Funding campaigners have warned that schools are at breaking point after three in four primaries that took part in a survey in one district said they were worried about balancing their budget. Tes reports.
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25th February, 2019
25th February 2019 - Leading education support services provider, Strictly Education (www.strictlyeducation.co.uk), has acquired Babcock 4S, enhancing its position as a single source strategic solutions partner for schools, academies and multi-academy trusts (MATs). Babcock 4S will be rebranded to Strictly Education 4S with immediate effect
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25th February, 2019
The initiative, headed by Hospital and Outreach Education in partnership with No Isolation, Great Ormond Street Hospital School, Manchester Hospital School, Leicester Hospital School and others, utilises the £522,142 grant to provide continued education to children absent from school due to long-term illness.
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25th February, 2019
The F1 in Schools™ STEM Challenge UK National Finals will showcase high flying talent, with 48 student teams competing for the F1 in Schools UK Champions title and a place at the World Finals later this year. The event being held from 11 – 12 March at Airbus’ West Factory in Broughton, Flintshire where wings for the company’s entire family of commercial aircraft are manufactured, will celebrate the best young minds and engineering flair
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23rd February, 2019
Nearly 100,000 children are suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) because of severe bullying and violence, researchers have warned. The Telegraph reports
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23rd February, 2019
The prospect of Scotland’s schools being hit by strike action looks increasingly likely after the country’s biggest teaching union rejected the latest pay offer. The Scotsman reports.
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23rd February, 2019
Teaching children coding is a waste of time, the OECD’s education chief has said, as he predicts the skill will soon be obsolete. The Telegraph reports
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