Sunday 25 March, 2018
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The winners of the 16th annual Education Resources Awards (ERAs) were announced at a gala event this evening, following the end of the second day of the Education Show 2014.

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

Commenting on the British public’s decision to leave the European Union (EU), Caroline Wright, Director General Designate of the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA),...
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Schools that achieve the Naace ICT Mark are more likely to be judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted over those without the ICT Mark, according to a recent study conducted by Naace, the national association for those promoting learning with technology in a connected world.

The buzz and anticipation was palpable as over 150 girls from 22 schools across the UK began filling South Hampstead High School hall on Monday 9th February for the Girls' Day School Trust (GDST) Digital Leaders Conference. Ian Livingstone CBE opened the event, sharing his career story from designing the paper-based Dungeons & Dragons game through opening Games Workshop to launching the Lara Croft: Tomb Raider video games. Ian highlighted the huge talent that the UK has in the creative industries and how by increasing our skills in computer science we can lead the world in digital innovation. Children are incredibly comfortable using technology but if they don’t understand how they work it’s like we’re teaching them to read but not write.

There have been quite a few things I have been passionate about during my many years in education. Some of these enthusiasms have waxed...
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Classroom Monitor has announced that it is to host another round of seminars for Classroom Monitor users, following the popularity of its previous events.

The winners of the 19th prestigious Bett Awards 2017 were announced last night (Wednesday 25 January, 2017) at the Bett Awards Dinner held at...
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LapSafe Products specialises in securing, storing and charging school ICT to help schools manage their mobile computing. Here, the LapSafe team offers advice on how schools can try to minimise the risk of being targeted and ICT being stolen, a particularly hot topic as we approach the summer holidays...

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Classroom Monitor has published a new white paper to offer schools a concise guide on linking formative assessment to the National Curriculum 2014.