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Attention, please!

Boosting concentration levels in class has nothing to do with novelty fads, says headmaster Be...

Happy staff, happy pupils

Tom Caston, housemaster at Ardingly College, believes that teachers need the same level of pas...

STI teaching added to curriculum

The Sex Education Forum welcomes addition of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) to the Nat...

Brain power

Are teenagers more prone to take risks because their brains are wired differently? asks deputy...

The gender agenda

It's different for girls: Rebecca Tear, headmistress of Badminton School, Bristol, argues the ...

RAF launch free educational programme

The RAF Association, in association with National Schools Partnership, launches a free educati...

Free guide for schools and nurseries

Schools and nurseries are being offered a free guide on container gardening to encourage child...

Girls urged towards science by Professor

Girls at Dame Allan's Schools inspired to pursue STEM careers after lesson with Professor and ...

Sutton Valence Prep see stars

Sutton Valence Prep pupils get extraordinary view of the heavens through new telescope donated...

Taunton Head heads 'down under'

Taunton School announces Headmaster, Dr John Newton, is leaving to take up a top position in A...

European Day of Languages

Oundle staff organise second year of the European Day of Languages event to highlight the impo...

Learning for learning'™s sake

A new course at Oundle school for Third Formers is designed to place learning for its own sake...

Rachel Riley backs STEM initiative

TV presenter Rachel Riley inspires kids' appetites for STEM subjects through app development c...

Prep School opens outdoor classroom

Plymouth College Prep School opens doors of its new outdoor classroom to provide an additional...

HMC teacher training initiative

The Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC) launches a new teacher recruitment and t...

Hurry - free book map offer for schools!

Dorothy, a UK based studio, is giving away free Book Maps to schools across the country with a...

NGHS head challenges Ofsted leader

Nottingham Girls'€™ High School Head refutes Sir Michael Wilshaw'€™s claim that boys and girls...

New headmaster for Cranleigh

Cranleigh School in Surrey has started the new academic year with its first new headmaster in ...

Brake offers insight into bereavement

Road safety charity Brake has issued a back-to-school reminder for educators to attend importa...

New headmistress for Prep School

Frances Mwale has joined Farlington's Prep School as the new Prep headmistress, moving from Th...

1000 Word Challenge hits 10K mark

A nationwide language challenge tasking students to learn 1000 words in a foreign language has...

New Head for Eltham College

Guy Sanderson has joined Eltham College as the next headmaster, moving from his previous posit...

Bromley High appoints new Head

Angela Drew has been appointed Headmistress of Bromley High School from September 2014, moving...

All aboard for wildlife bus

Clydesdale Bank has joins with Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) to deliver a new ed...

New Head for Abbey School

Governors have appointed Mrs Rachel Dent, only the sixth Head in The Abbey School’s 127-year...

And the winner is

The winners of the RIBA prizes for outstanding architecture include seven educational projects...

Making the Grades

Damon Jones considers UK exam boards' responses to the latest official guidelines issued by OF...

Mobile mania

Rebecca Paddick asks some of the sector's experts: will mobile technology transform education ...

Bac to the future

Some UK universities are recognising the value of the International Baccalaureate Diploma with...

Sept edition of IET is out now!

The September issue of Independent Education Today magazine is now available to download from ...

The growth of STEM

Dr John Newton, Head of Taunton School in Somerset, argues for the increasing importance of ST...

Reading between the lines

Rhythm for Reading uses rhythm-based activities to enhance children'™s reading skills. Natalie...

Contractors benefit from new curriculum

Technological developments in the curriculum prompt increased livelihood for contractors, clai...

Are good grades enough?

A new report from The Duke of Edinburgh'™s Award highlights that 93% of young people worry the...

As easy as VLE

We ask some of the sector's leading providers how virtual learning environments (VLEs) are ope...

Engineering experience for girls

The Smallpeice Trust programme encourages Burgess Hill School for Girls students to pursue car...

The next evolution

Rebecca Paddick takes a look at the iZiggi-HD Wireless Document Camera for iPad from IPEVO, t...

New head stands on peaks of experience

Jonathan Standen will open a new chapter for Plymouth College, in 2015, following the retireme...

Farewell to a 'special soul'™

The Headmistress of Queen's Lower School, Felicity Taylor, retired at the end of the term afte...

A bird's eye view of World Wars

A new educational project, Secret Messages, offers kids the opportunity to learn about the rol...