Attitudes towards Child Protection in Northern Ireland
This NSPCC survey by Ipsos MORI was designed to examine levels of confidence among the general public in Northern Ireland in relation to recognise the signs of abuse; reporting behaviours and the experiences of parents on a range of issues including: Internet safety, Physical punishment, Bullying, Child protection in community and sporting organisations, and the Keeping Safe Curriculum in schools.
System Upgrade – Realising the vision for UK education
This new report by the Technology Enhanced Research Programme (TEL) warns that teaching and learning in the 21st century needs to be ‘turbo-charged’ by educational technology, to enhance learning and better prepare the next generation with digital skills to enable them to succeed in the globalised, digital workplace.
Putting the learning ahead of teaching
Lara Savory, Education Development Consultant at UniServity, and developer of the Life Learning Cloud learning platform, explains why it is important to put learning ahead of teaching...
Classroom ideas for using online video
How can schools and teachers take advantage of the online video revolution, and bring its power into classrooms? Here, James Cross explores some practical classroom techniques and ideas.
Easing the financial burden of moving to academy status
The freedom to make changes to the curriculum and target resources where they are most needed are just two of the many reasons why almost half of secondary schools in England are now academies. So what changes to financial processes do you need to be aware of in the first year after becoming an academy? And how can you use technology to make this easier to manage? Paul Metcalfe, Academy Sector Manager at Capita SIMS, explains all.
The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Revolution
BYOD is a relatively new acronym. It means ‘Bring Your Own Device’ and it is a remarkably contentious issue with opinion sharply divided on whether iPads or smartphones should be let loose in the classroom. Here, Gareth Davies from Frog discusses this latest development in technology…