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Charity calls for UK teachers to peer mentor in Sierra Leone and Liberia
A charity is calling for UK teachers to spend their summer mentoring teachers in Sierra Leone and Liberia. Qualified teachers will travel on July 28 or August 11...
Primary pupils recreate Renoir painting to learn about distortion of images in the media
Year 5 pupils from Hill West Primary School in Birmingham recently re-created Renoir’s ‘Luncheon of the Boating Party’ during an ICT lesson that explored the digital alteration of...
V&A Museum uses £100,000 prize fund to launch nationwide art initiative for schools
London’s Victoria and Albert Museum is launching a national programme to support design education in state-funded secondary schools. DesignLab Nation, which launches in September to support the new...
Movers & Shakers: Michael Tidd, Richard Hadfield and Lisa Fathers
Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving Michael Tidd has been appointed operational headteacher at Medmerry primary school in West Sussex. The school is a member...
New organisation wants school business leaders to give their opinions on challenges they face
A new organisation wants school business professionals to help to shape the group’s future direction. The new Institute of School Business Leadership (ISBL) wants school business managers, bursars,...
New school for pupils with Asperger's, ADHD and mental health support needs set to open in Stoke
The Aurora Group is opening a new school in Stoke for youngsters with Asperger’s syndrome, ADHD and mental health issues. Aurora Hanley School, which opens this month, will...
Year 7 pupil wins national competition with his innovative use of unwanted garden trowel
A year 7 pupil from Altrincham Grammar School for Boys has won a national competition on innovative uses for unwanted materials. Daniel Clamp, 11, took the top prize...
Primary pupils join the West End cast of STOMP to boost fitness
Primary pupils from a north London school took to the stage in the West End as part of a Camden council initiative to encourage local children to become...
Top Cornish teachers recognised at awards ceremony
Top teachers were recognised at the annual Cornwall Teacher Awards last week. Hosted at Truro Cathedral, the event recognised educators across 13 categories, with accolades such as the...
Four young engineers crowned UK champions in F1 engineering competition
A team of four from the WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Coventry will test their skills on a world stage after they were crowned the UK champions...
Movers & Shakers: Patrick Brazier, Jo Philpott and Martin Knowles
Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving Patrick Brazier has been appointed chief executive of the Education Development Trust, formerly the CfBT Education Trust. He joined...

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