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Stuart O'Brien

Letter Writing

Letter writing – Time to reignite a lost art?

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With some 41 States in the US saying that cursive writing need no longer be taught in schools, is this the death knell of a method of communication that has…

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FORUM INSIGHT: Where have good business manners gone?

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“Manners maketh man.” William of Wykeham, pictured, (1324 – 1404), Motto of Winchester College and New College, Oxford Maybe it’s my age (61), or my upbringing (middle class Brit), but…

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Education Forum

Inspirational thought leadership returns at the Education Forum

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The Education Forum is back for 2017, organised specifically for senior professionals who are directly responsible for the purchasing of education technology, facilities, services & solutions for their institution. Taking…

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NAACE

Naace and Think IT launch online portals

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Education technology association Naace and education technology procurement framework supplier Think IT have announced the launch of online portals, supporting schools through the Government guidelines on procurement. The portals aim…

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The Family Hope Centre

The Family Hope Center embarks on SEN global teaching tour

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Kicking off last month in South Africa, International Special Needs organisation The Family Hope Center launched the first of seven three-day Parent Training Conferences around the globe, each helping parents…

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Connectivity is an issue in Britain’s primary schools, says BESA

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A report from the trade association British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) has shown that the number of primary schools in the UK that describe their internet access as ‘good’ has…

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Industry Spotlight: Zaprendo develops English phonics experiences

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Zaprendo is the new way to learn. Because people learn best when they are both engaged and empowered, Zaprendo combines the power of technology with innovative teaching strategies to create…

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Guest Blog: Joel Mills: Using Minecraft to teach real-life skills

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The University of Hull is using building game Minecraft to engage and inspire students – and acting head of technology enhanced learning, Joel Mills, says that schools can do the…

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Guest Blog: Alan Wagstaff: Caring about learning

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Parents of young children connect strongly with their kids’ schooling. You’ve probably noticed this. They’re wide-eyed about plays, excited at sporting events and festivals, and attend parent-teacher sessions religiously. Maybe…

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ISE launches new tech trays for schools

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New scientific technology designed to fit within standard school trays will offer reduced cost and improved convenience. Developed by Irwin Science Education (ISE), one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of…

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