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Four STEM challenges

19 March 2019

The Youth Industrial Strategy Competition has been launched calling for students aged 11 to 19 to tackle issues relating to four areas: AI and data, an ageing society, “clean growth”, and the “future of mobility”.

Ambition Institute

19 March 2019

A merger between Ambition School Leadership and the Institute for Teaching has led to the launch of the Ambition Institute, a new organisation aimed at supporting teachers and school leaders.

Churchill Fellowships unveiled

12 March 2019

Fourteen educators are to travel the world and research new ideas for issues affecting schools after being given Churchill Fellowships.

Digital Xtra Fund

12 March 2019

A charitable fund designed to engage more Scottish children in extra-curricular digital skills activities, has doubled in size to £100,000 for 2019.

Supporting deaf children with EAL

12 March 2019

A resource to help teachers address the challenges faced by deaf children who use English as an additional language has been published by the National Deaf Children’s Society and The Bell Foundation.

Film competition

5 March 2019

The 10th Childnet Film Competition has been launched, encouraging young people aged seven to 18 to create a short film to educate their peers about staying safe online.

Self-harm awareness

5 March 2019

Eighty-four per cent of secondary school teachers have taught a student who they believe is self-harming, according to YoungMinds research published on Self-Harm Awareness Day last week (Friday, March 1).

IT challenge

4 March 2019

Disabled young people are invited to apply to take part in an annual IT competition designed to test ability, creativity and skill.

Build a glider

27 February 2019

A STEM project “Think Kit” is aiming to inspire the next generation of aircraft designers.

Exam malpractice commission

27 February 2019

A call for evidence has been launched by the independent commission into malpractice in the general and the vocational examinations system.

Sutton Trust US Programme

5 February 2019

Forty-seven state school students from low and moderate-income backgrounds have won places to study at top US universities through the Sutton Trust US Programme.

Governors for Schools

5 February 2019

The work of charity Governors for Schools has an annual value of around £10 million to schools, an impact report produced by Pro Bono Economics has concluded.

Stronger than hate

5 February 2019

UK secondary schools are being encouraged to take part in a challenge inspired by the testimonies of Holocaust and genocide survivors and aimed at empowering pupils to make a difference in their own communities.


29 January 2019

The 200 Million Minutes reading challenge will be launched on World Book Day on March 7 – having been upgraded from last year’s 100 Million Minutes challenge.

International exchanges

29 January 2019

Schools in England can apply for grants to take pupils aged 11 and above to visit partner schools around the world.

Win a farming weekend for your students

23 January 2019

Schools are being invited to apply to send a group of their students on a weekend experience on a real working commercial farm at Llysfasi in North Wales.

Teaching Awards now open

23 January 2019

The 2019 Pearson Teaching Awards are open for entries with schools urged to nominate outstanding professionals across a range of categories.

Mental health award

23 January 2019

Aureus School in Oxfordshire has become one of the first to receive a gold award for dealing with the mental health of both pupils and staff.

Cyber Discovery competition

22 January 2019

The deadline for registration and completion of the initial assessment phase of the UK government’s cyber-security training programme, Cyber Discovery, has been extended to January 31.

Gambling education resources

15 January 2019

The latest annual survey by the Gambling Commission reveals that 14 per cent of young people in Great Britain had spent their own money on a gambling activity in the past week – that equates to approximately 450,000 11 to 16-year-olds.

Wildflower offer

9 January 2019

Grow Wild, an outreach initiative of Kew Gardens, is asking schools to get involved in a campaign encouraging us all to grow wildflowers.

Career leadership

9 January 2019

?A programme aimed at improving and supporting career leaders in schools has been launched by Ambition School Leadership and the Institute for Teaching.

Schindler’s List resource

9 January 2019

The Oscar-winning film Schindler’s List has provided inspiration for a new resource aimed at tackling issues of prejudice and hatred.

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