Category: Edu. News

Huge growth of Academy chains in English school system

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Chains of academies are becoming increasingly important players and a significant feature of the education landscape in England, according to a new in-depth study published today by the National College for School Leadership. The chains – groups of academies run by the same sponsor or trust as part of an overarching governance arrangement – are […]

Pedagoo: More than a funny name!

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We caught this great idea on Twitter and we just had to find out more about the movement that started in Scotland. Pedagoo is the funky name for something that has far more substance than may originally appear. We wholehearted support them because at the heart of their work is a drive for improving student […]

TalkNQT.co.uk

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We like people who like to spread the buzz about teaching and learning, and that’s why we like Kiran Arora. He’s recently launched a new website for Newly Qualified Teachers because starting out as a teacher is tough. You need support. You need a network of like minded people. And most of all, you need […]

RADA & Stagecoach join forces

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Two of the biggest names at the forefront of drama and education have come together in a momentous collaboration. The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) and Stagecoach Theatre Arts have created a new Vocational Training Preparation course for young people aged 16+, designed to meet the needs of aspiring performers who are looking to […]

Flip cameras killed off!

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Noooooooooo!!! As part of the company’s comprehensive plan to align its operations, Cisco (the maker of Flip Video Cameras) today announced that it will close down its Flip operations. The Flip camera have become a handy companion for enabling teachers and students throughout the world to capture learning experiences that pushed beyond the traditional boundaries […]