Only 15 per cent of primary schools are planning to follow the Government’s directive to stop using current assessment ‘levels’ to report pupil attainment, according to new research from the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) published today.
This week sees the return of the popular RM Seminar series which will take place over three dates in November, visiting London, Birmingham and Manchester.
A number of talented students chosen as winners in the national Apps for Good Awards 2014 by business leaders are set to launch their apps onto the market next week.
On 23rd and 24th June, E2BN will be hosting its ever-popular annual conference at The Wyboston Lakes Executive Centre, Bedfordshire. The two-day event will see the likes of Professor Stephen Heppell taking to the stage to share education inspiration and knowledge to over 500 dedicated educators.
The new computing curriculum has understandably caused anxiety for many teachers across the country. With terms like ‘algorythms’ and ‘programming’ being bounced around, teachers who have never had the opportunity to use these skills themselves are being faced with the task of teaching the next generation how to do so.
Claire Lotriet, upper Key Stage 2 phaseleader and Year 6 teacher at Henwick Primary School, South London, is the computing and enterprise coordinator as well as author of the ‘Learn to Code’ practice books for students. Here, she shares her top tips on how programming can be simplified for children and teachers, cracking the code for the classroom…
Naace, the community of educators, technologists and policy makers are set to discuss the new computing curriculum at the Naace Strategic Conference, East Midlands Conference Centre 25-26 March. One of the discussions will focus on how in some schools Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is getting lost in the rush to provide more teaching of Computer Science.
The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) has today released a report marking the progression and milestones of ICT in education over the past 30 years.