Education Technology wrote about one study which showed that more than half (53%) of UK parents were concerned that excessive screen time while schools are closed could cause addiction in their children later down the line. The pandemic may have encouraged more screen-related bad habits, but the risks were always there. How does your time online make you feel? Are you able to switch off when you need to?
With lockdown 3.0 well underway, a recent survey from Uswitch has revealed 43% of caregivers and parents have had to change their working hours to adapt to the challenges of homeschooling their children again.
We are continuing to offer schools that are closed due to Covid, a free 50GB account. This enables unlimited students to use Cloud Stop Motion from anywhere, on any device and create their animations. Teachers can watch, edit and export all their students' animations.
With schools across the UK closing following this week’s announcement of a national lockdown, BT is introducing a connectivity support scheme to help disadvantaged children continue their education, while schools remain closed.
As the coronavirus continues to spread worldwide Discovery Education wants to reassure their schools that access to your Discovery Education services will continue as normal. If your school is closed or a pupil needs to work from home for any reason, their services offer a wealth of flexible resources that can be adapted to many learning scenarios.
London, 8th January 2020: Canva for Education, the project-based learning extension of Canva made specifically for the education sector, is helping teachers across the UK in the latest lockdown with their free online tools to support remote learning and enhance class collaboration and engagement.
The online classroom Oak National Academy has today announced it will stay open for another academic year. In its first two months it has delivered over 13 million lessons in response to the coronavirus lockdown.
This free, web-based, software facilitates learning Computer Science and Robotics by allowing students to code a virtual robot in a block-based coding environment, that also then allows the transition to text-based Python programming.
Home teaching support and live online professional development are some of the initiatives introduced by the National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) to ensure it continues to support computing education during the coronavirus crisis
Capita plc (Capita) has been selected by Microsoft to deliver Office 365 and by Google to deliver G-Suite cloud-based solutions to schools across the UK. This is in support of the Department for Education’s ‘Platform Provisioning Programme’ to fund and deploy digital learning platforms to every school that needs it during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Exemplar Education, the UK’s biggest children’s home-learning support provider, has announced today that it has seen a record number of lessons completed on their online support system. This growth comes off the back of Exemplar Education offering their maths programme for free to help children and families with learning during lockdown.
National Tutoring service launches FREE online school to support ALL UK parents. As the Summer Term kicks off MyTutor - the UK's leading online tutoring service – advises parents in best practice home learning.
LONDON, UK., 20 April 2020: Teachers have already done an amazing job of making the transition to online classes, but keeping the important relationships that the teachers have with their students is critical.
A former inspector of early years education has created a unique series of children's books and learning activities that harness her professional skills and her love of dogs, a combination that is helping stay at home kids learn by having fun.
LOS ANGELES (April 6, 2020) – In light of the current pandemic and quarantine, the SAG-AFTRA Foundation is reaching out to families all over the world offering educational and recreational tools to help children, parents and caregivers create meaningful moments and keep academic goals on track.
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
Jumio, an identity verification company, is today providing free identity verification services through its fully automated solution, Jumio Go, to any qualifying organisation directly involved in helping with the COVID-19 situation.
Over the past few months, as the pandemic is sweeping its way nation-to-nation and schools closing around the world, we understand that this is a stressful time for everyone. Our team at SAM Labs wants to help and are working around the clock to support parents and educators with free activities, webinars, and resources.
So users can access the complete solution without any limitations. No payment information is required whatsoever. Validation of request will need to be carried out via email, which will be responded to within 24 hours.
In order to help as many schools as possible to support their students and staff during these challenging times, Faronics Wise are inviting schools across the UK to use their SchoolMIS remote teaching and learning platform at no cost until the situation stabilizes.
Should school leaders and DSL’s be concerned about how to safeguard remote learners whilst they are online, we would like to offer ALL schools our eSafety monitoring software for Windows devices free of charge until the end of the summer term.
Learn about the world with the world. Belouga was founded in 2017 with the mission of making education impactful and accessible on a global scale through peer-to-peer and classroom connection, communication and collaboration.
In light of the COVID-19 national emergency and the resulting fact that students are having to work from home, leading safeguarding provider One Team Logic is offering all schools free usage of its MyConcern software.
Whether you’re a teacher, parent or guardian, TLC LIVE is a cost effective way of providing high quality, measurable support. Lessons are tailored to your child’s needs and skill gaps. We have developed over 20,000 hours of bespoke learning content in line with the national curriculum which has been designed to boost confidence and improve grades.
Following the recent UK-wide school closures, we’ve built out a series of free webinars to help schools to continue supporting students through distance learning.
We will be running these webinars through the rest of the school term, as well as recording them for later 24/7 access.
Anyone can be an engineer! Siemens DIY Science videos were originally launched in the summer of 2017 to bring basic engineering and science to life at the kitchen table. Siemens recognises that from next week, many families will be working from home or self-isolating due to the Coronavirus.
HelpKidzLearn provides online learning for Special Education through a range of accessible software. There are a variety of free resources available, including choice-making activities, curriculum-aligned multiple-choice questions, and games.
As the Covid-19 crisis deepens, ICT Direct would like to reassure all of our customers and partners that we are working continuously to provide you with the refurbished hardware your organisation requires.
Prodigy Learning (Prodigy), is a multi-award winning global EdTech business providing digital skills certifications and learning solutions for Adobe, Autodesk, Microsoft and other technologies. These IT certifications deliver job-ready skills, improving employability for students and productivity for employees.
The COVID-19 outbreak has been predicted to grow exponentially, resulting in a plethora of EdTech providers offering schools 'free' home access to their products. Due diligence here is critical, so we have curated a definitive list of home learning solutions and promotions on EdTech Impact - updated every hour.
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.