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Microsoft EDU

Education Stories

Calling all educators! Are you looking for free tools, technologies, and inspiration to improve your remote, in-person, or hybrid classroom? Need advice for how to better connect with students and promote engagement in all learning environments? How about tips for getting up and running with technology solutions like Microsoft Teams, OneNote, Forms, Flipgrid, or Minecraft? Our global community of passionate and supportive Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts (MIEEs) and Microsoft Innovative Educator Trainers (MIETs) are ready to connect with you. Through the MIE program, you can tap into the best practices of experienced educators around the world, who will share their...
Author: mseduroot
Posted: 04-08-2020
Today I have the pleasure of announcing the winners of the Imagine Cup Junior 2020 AI for Good Challenge. The Imagine Cup Junior AI for Good Challenge is a global competition designed to empower students to learn about artificial intelligence and other technologies, then apply these technologies to address one of the initiatives: AI for Accessibility, Earth, Cultural Heritage, and Humanitarian Action. Today’s announcement recognizes the top three submissions from each geographic area, including Asia, the Americas, and EMEA, and celebrates all the submissions that were received throughout the duration of the challenge. Imagine Cup Junior 2020 provided an opportunity...
Author: mseduroot
Posted: 30-07-2020
2020 has been wild. COVID-19 has reached all corners of the world, impacting and interrupting the way educators teach, students learn, parents support learners, and how we lead our daily lives. Microsoft Teams for Education has been right there alongside educators, students, and families during these often challenging times with new changes and improvements announced in June and July to help schools adapt to learning during a pandemic. Thank you for sharing your feedback, triumphs, and difficulties with us along the way. We’re humbled by the ingenuity you bring to improving student outcomes every day and the trust you extend...
Author: Abby Schilbach
Posted: 30-07-2020
As schools prepare for the new academic year just weeks away, hybrid learning environments are becoming the way forward. Equipping educators with the right tools and strategies to easily transition to teaching both online and face-to-face will help them be successful in their journey. At the center of that success is a robust learning management system (LMS). The right LMS not only facilitates classroom workflows, it gives both students and their teachers a smooth, anytime-anywhere learning experience. And just as important, it brings together all the critical tools that students and educators need now for productivity, communication, and engagement. Learning...
Author: mseduroot
Posted: 29-07-2020
Preparing for an uncertain back-to-school environment can be unsettling but Microsoft Education is by your side, working to ensure that educators around the world have the tools they need to make their online or in-person classrooms a welcoming place for all students—regardless of ability or background. One way we’re doing this is by sharing tips from educators like you. Here is their advice for supporting student needs, whether you are teaching in person, remotely, or in a hybrid setting. 1. Strive to provide devices for everyone The importance of providing access to devices can’t be underestimated when striving for inclusive...
Author: mseduroot
Posted: 28-07-2020

BBC News - Family & Education

BBC News - Family & Education

England's children's commissioner says the fundamental right to an education should be prioritised ahead of pubs.
Posted: 05-08-2020
You could earn more in Tesco, admits one pre-school leader as thousands leave the profession.
Posted: 05-08-2020
The UK's test and trace schemes are not yet good enough to stop a virus resurgence, scientists say.
Posted: 04-08-2020
Poetry will become an optional subject area in GCSE English literature exams next year.
Posted: 04-08-2020
The exam body says it lowered 125,000 grades that had been estimated by teachers to "maintain credibility".
Posted: 04-08-2020

Office for Students

Schools Improvement Net

schools news | school improvement news | UK education updates

Sky reports …GCSE pupils taking English literature exams next year will not be required to study poetry, the exams regulator has announced.… Read the rest
Author: Andrew
Posted: 04-08-2020
Daily Record reports …Nicola Sturgeon has said all pupils who are unhappy with their exam results will be able to appeal them for free as the Scottish Government faced mounting criticism over how grades were awarded.… Read the rest
Author: Andrew
Posted: 04-08-2020
The Independent reports …Schools fully reopening in England next month is “not up for debate”, a government minister has insisted amid warnings that without a scaled-up test and trace programme the country could experience a second wave of coronavirus infections.… Read the rest
Author: Andrew
Posted: 04-08-2020
iNews reports …Coronavirus testing levels are too low to prevent a second wave when pupils return to school in September, leading scientists have warned.… Read the rest
Author: Andrew
Posted: 04-08-2020
Tes reports …The government has revealed its selection process for organisations seeking to provide catch-up tutoring in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.… Read the rest
Author: Andrew
Posted: 04-08-2020

Ofsted - Activity on GOV.UK

The HMI pen portraits give a biographical summary of individuals’ expertise, including their experience and qualifications.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 04-08-2020
Ofsted spending over £25,000 in 2020.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 31-07-2020
Guidance for childminders, nannies, nurseries and people providing other childcare on when/if you need to register with Ofsted, the process, fees and requirements.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 28-07-2020
The application process for nurseries, playgroups, before- and after-school clubs and other daycare. This includes fees, who should apply and making changes once you're registered.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 28-07-2020
Summary data of the survey responses Ofsted received following inspections and visits of state-funded schools, independent schools and further education and skills providers.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 24-07-2020

News from Children & Young People Now:

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The coronavirus pandemic has caused a rise in mental ill health, behavioural problems and family conflict among disadvantaged children, according to latest research.
Council leaders in Northumberland have hailed the efforts of youth workers for maintaining support for young people in the county during the pandemic.
The number of young people sleeping rough in London has rocketed this year, latest figures show.
A major funder of community-based children’s charities in London has warned that many face closure because emergency government funding is failing to reach grassroots organisations.
The new chair of the Youth Justice Board (YJB) has said tackling over representation of minority groups in the youth justice system and creating a service that puts the needs of children first are his priorities for the role.

FEDE – Federation for EDucation in Europe

Federation for EDucation in Europe

Pouvez-vous nous parler de votre formation ? Je suis titulaire d’un diplôme d’ingénieur en agriculture de l’Institut Supérieur en Agriculture de Lille. Cette formation m’a toujours poussé à adopter un regard critique sur les aspects pratiques et concrets du monde. Quels sont les temps forts de votre trajectoire professionnelle ? J’ai d’abord travaillé dans la […]
Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 31-07-2020
Qu’avez-vous retenu de vos 2 Années à l’école Doctorale ? Ces deux années à l’école doctorale ont été pour moi très épanouissantes et très enrichissantes. Et ce pour une raison majeure : le Professeur HDR Bischoff m’a permis de choisir les meilleures orientations concernant la méthodologie de recherche et l’analyse scientifique de mon travail. Quels sont […]
Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 31-07-2020
Pouvez-vous nous parler de votre formation ?  Titulaire d’un master européen FEDE en Management et Stratégie d’Entreprise (ENACO), j’avais préalablement obtenu un Bachelor FEDE (DEES) Marketing et un BTS en management des unités commerciales. Quels sont les temps forts de votre trajectoire professionnelle ? Après des expériences en entreprises, où j’ai notamment été assistant manager dans une structure spécialisée dans le commerce alimentaire […]
Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 31-07-2020

EUROPA - Research Information Centre

EUROPA - Research Information Centre

Engineers are racing to replace silicon in electronics with a more responsive and energy-efficient alternative. EU-funded researchers have designed new devices with potential applications in communications, Internet of Things technology, and even in detecting coronavirus.
Posted: 04-08-2020
Emerging viruses pose a serious threat to global public health. EU-funded research is helping to advance our understanding of how infectious diseases evolve and adapt genetically, informing our efforts to develop an effective response. Researchers have already applied these new methods to several public health crises, including COVID-19.
Posted: 03-08-2020
A visit to your doctor could soon provide a much more complete picture of your overall health thanks to new technologies developed by EU-funded researchers. They will enable a quick and accurate analysis of proteins from blood or urine samples to be carried out in the clinic.
Posted: 30-07-2020
Employees can often have difficulty working with sophisticated machinery in modern factories. EU-funded researchers have now devised a control interface that can adapt to the experience and abilities of any operator.
Posted: 28-07-2020
EU-funded researchers have developed an innovative and 'smart' prototype contrast mechanism for use in medical imaging that could provide doctors with important new insights to help diagnose injury and disease.
Posted: 17-07-2020

 

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