Teacher Wellbeing Index 2022: record numbers plan to leave profession as mental health suffers

  Record numbers of UK teachers and education staff have considered leaving the sector in the past academic year due to pressures on their mental health and wellbeing. Over half of this group have actively sought to change or leave their current ...

DfE launches Prevent Duty Self-Assessment Tool to help schools safeguard children from radicalisation and extremism

  The Department for Education has released its new Prevent Duty Self-Assessment Tool for Schools – an easy-to-use resource designed to help Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) and wider Senior Leadership Teams (SLTs) implement the ...

Approach to Welsh Government uniform proposals could increase bullying and discrimination according to new research

New research has shown that more than 50% of schools across Wales use uniforms to reduce discrimination and almost a half of schools have a compulsory uniform to prevent bullying.   The findings come as the schoolwear industry has highlighted ...

Bournemouth Pupils Use Technology To Unite for Anti-Bullying Week

  Bournemouth school children have been celebrating Anti-Bullying Week by using the latest in educational technology to learn about friendships, kindness and how to stay safe online.    Pupils from Kingsleigh Primary School took part ...

KnowBe4 Launches New Mobile Learner App for Anytime, Anywhere Cybersecurity Learning

  KnowBe4 empowers end users by introducing security awareness and compliance training on the go at no additional cost  London, UK (November 28, 2022) – KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated ...

VIP’s cut the ribbon on Eastbourne’s new SEND school

  Morgan Sindall Construction’s Southern Home Counties business celebrated the completion of Eastbourne’s new special educational needs (SEN) school, Summerdown, with an opening ceremony on ...

National Institute of Teaching publishes first phase of inaugural research on mentoring for teachers

The National Institute of Teaching (NIoT) has published the first phase of its inaugural research project, ‘Mentoring and coaching trainee and early career teachers: conceptual review and current practice survey’. The aim of the research function of ...

Softcat reveals cyber security is top IT priority for education sector in 2023

  60% of education sector prioritising Cyber Security over the next year – 25% say sustainability is an important factor in their IT investments – A new report by leading providers of IT infrastructure, Softcat, offers an exclusive ...

From pitch to classroom: storytelling platform launches free live football themed learning

  Following the buzz surrounding the kick off to the FIFA World Cup, immersive storytelling platform, Lyfta, is launching free live lessons to stream into classrooms across the UK, themed around the positive values that sport encourages ...

The Blair Project seeking teams for ultimate motorsport STEM competition

  The Blair Project, a Manchester-based provider of STEM education for young people and adults, is seeking secondary schools, colleges and youth clubs across Greater Manchester to register for its upcoming ProtoEV STEM Challenge.   Set to ...

Esri UK provides mapping expertise for Department for Education’s major new climate project

Nature Park project will map grounds of every school, creating one vast nature park roughly twice the size of Birmingham   The Department for Education (DfE) has released further details of its National Education Nature Park, ...

“Made for Mentors”: NASBTT Curriculum Designer champions new teacher development programmes

A former School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) tutor and Assistant Principal for Teaching and Learning is making her mark as the newly-appointed Curriculum Designer at the National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers (NASBTT). ...