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Book corner: 100 Ideas for Early Years Practitioners

Marianne Sargeant's guide to supporting EAL learners is an essential guide for every aspect of...

Female students double for GCSE Computing

The number of girls studying computing at GCSE level have more than doubled since last year

All the world's a stage

New open-air theatre for Farlington's modern languages faculty

£750* Worth of Vivreau Products - free

Vivreau, a global leader in the development and manufacture of purified drinking water systems...

More opportunities for teacher training needed

By Phillip Snalune, Codio, CEO

The computing curriculum - two years on

ROUNDTABLE: Has the computing curriculum proven successful, and what can we do to ensure progr...

Cambridge IGCSEs more popular than ever before

A record number of UK students took the Cambridge IGCSE this year, at nearly 300,000

Van Gogh Museum launches primary school resources

Amsterdam's museum dedicated to the painter has launched free teaching material, Van Gogh at S...

Vivreau's Vi tap and Bottler - a successful combination

Vivreau's Vi tap is ideal for use in a self-service situation dispensing chilled still or spar...

First students to take on-screen exams receive results

Students on the IB Middle Years Programme receive their eAssessment results

Handwriting help for primary teachers

STABILO teams up with National Handwriting Association to provide teaching resources including...

Early years - it's much more than play!

Sally Walker from Barrow Hills School sheds some light on the importance of early years learni...

How to let children lead the learning

Matthew O'Reilly, Head of Juniors at St Mary's Cambridge, says play-led learning can be 'wonde...

Lifelong learning

British School of Coaching launches first professional Young Leaders Award to give young peopl...

Thinking outside the box

Claire Tomsett-Rowe discusses combining music with arts and drama to boost engagement and atta...

LEGO® Education offers schools free tools for EAL learners

Activities for children with English as an additional language (EAL) available in all curricul...

Start young for higher tariff university entry, says survey

Want to get your students into top universities? Start at 10, says UCAS student survey

Why do we have homework?

Aimee Tan explains how Barrow Hills has changed its approach to homework

Bright future for highly driven BTEC students

BTEC students are most career-driven and most likely to set up own business, says Student Room...

Vivreau and BRITA announce full integration

Vivreau, leading manufacturer of purified drinking water systems, has announced full integrati...

Game, set and match

Daniel Betts from Eteach says tennis and teaching have more in common than you might think

Another record-breaking year for IB students

Independent schools across the UK are celebrating stellar performance in the International Bac...

Technical education simplified to just 15 employment routes

Billed as the most significant transformation of post-16 education since A-levels introduced 7...

UK IB students celebrate exam results

Almost 5,000 students receive results from Diploma and Career-related IB programmes

SATs data not comparable, says Morgan

Primary school test results should not be compared to previous years, due to tougher questions...

Why a one-size-fits-all approach to curriculum cannot work

Paul Norton discusses the progression steps and areas of learning experience laid out by the D...

The importance of the student voice

Feedback from learners offers a corrective balance, says Dr Kevin Stannard

Riddlesworth recognised for outdoor education ethos

Riddlesworth Hall Preparatory School has been officially recognised as a Forest School

A staple diet

Jonathan Williams reflects on the notion of change in light of the new GCSEs and A-levels

Michael Morpurgo calls for more time for 'great stories'

Oxford University Press research reveals over half of primary school teachers lack time for bo...

Taking water more seriously

The great water bottle debate of plastic vs glass - Vivreau's reusable glass bottles make taki...

Professional standards for teaching assistants published

Unions and education experts publish new standards to clarify role of teaching assistants

Students starting university 'unprepared'

'Be an independent thinker and learner to thrive at university', say university admissions off...

Mind your language

Sarah Badger makes the case for learning other languages in primary and secondary schools

Bath school first pre-prep with history quality mark

King Edward's pre-prep and nursery gains Gold Quality Mark from Historical Association

Why SATS should be replaced with performing arts classes

As schools recover from SATs week, Sophie Boyce says drama training is a more effective use of...

Ofqual accepts IB Middle Years Programme eAssessment

IB qualifications gain credibility as the Middle Years online assessment programme is accepted...

Engaging creative minds

Jessica Clifton from LEGO Education shares some ideas for activities during National Share-A-S...

Vivreau's business journey

Vivreau, a global leader in the manufacture of purified water systems, have paved the way for ...

Educational Excellence Everywhere?

Frances Mwale dissects the DfE white paper and looks at 'teaching to the test'