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Employers urged to check applicants’ school backgrounds

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A report by MPs claims thousands of young people face a “lost opportunity” because they can’t access top jobs unless their social backgrounds are taken into account. The All-Party Parliamentary…

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Parent-teacher social network to boost tracker app

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A new website has launched to improve home-school communications. Target Tracker Link, by EES for Schools, is a parent-teacher social network site that aims to boost parental engagement with education,…

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Activity courses could boost exam performance

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Schools are using outdoor activities to grow student confidence in hopes of higher exam success. Studies show that mental toughness at school could affect exam results by up to 25%,…

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Guest Blog: Neil Watkins: Successes and Challenges of 2016

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Amidst the turmoil of 2016, there have been several big moves and considerations for schools this year, including transitioning to the cloud, cracking down on internet security and safeguarding, and…

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Forum Insight: Top tips for social media success while attending B2B events

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Whether you’re going to a big industry expo, specialist conference or attending one of our Forums or Summits, social media can help you get the most out of the event.…

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Industry Spotlight: Every Software For Every School

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Whether you are a small special school or a large secondary with over 1500 students, Every’s software plans to make a difference. With modules that manage all the key areas…

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Coventry Company Given £1.1m to Help Youths

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A Coventry-based company has been awarded a £1.1m contract to support unemployed young people. PET-Xi was given the contract following its partnership with Warwickshire County Council and is looking to…

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School Trip App To Reduce Teacher Workload By 75%

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A new mobile app is aiming to minimise the amount of admin involved in organising school trips. Described as the first ‘digital school trip management system’, Travelopia’s Toolkit is designed…

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Birmingham School Hits Streets to Help Homeless

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A Birmingham school has partnered with a charity to get students and staff helping the homeless. Following Rockwood Academy’s first evening at a soup kitchen in the city centre, a…

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‘Digital Citizenship’ Should Be Taught At Schools, Says Children’s Commissioner

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A year-long study from the Children’s Commissioner has concluded that children need to be better equipped when surfing the web. Growing Up Digital, the report led by a team of…

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