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Earth Day is almost here, and students around the world are busy devising ways to create a greener, cleaner, more sustainable planet. One of the most important lessons that educators can teach learners is that their choices matter, whether those are individual decisions or the solutions they support in their communities. To help students understand these crucial concepts, Minecraft: Education Edition has released the all-new Radical Recycling lesson! This activity takes place in Sustainability City, a virtual world that gives students the chance to make their way through an epic Minecraft map as they explore recycling in a bustling urban...

The post Celebrate Earth Day with Radical Recycling for Minecraft: Education Edition first appeared on Microsoft EDU.

Author: mseduroot
Posted: 13-04-2021

For the last seven years, Microsoft E2 | Education Exchange has brought education changemakers together from around the globe. They collaborate on teaching and learning technology, share student solutions and inspiring keynotes, and network with other educators and school leaders. This year, Microsoft set out to share E2 with an even larger global education community by offering the event virtually for the very first time. From Texas to Vietnam to the U.K., we saw some of the education industry’s most innovative leaders come together and experience the adventure of E2. It’s not too late to learn from these E2 changemakers....

The post Finding inspiration at E2: Attendees share their experience first appeared on Microsoft EDU.

Author: mseduroot
Posted: 09-04-2021

Earth Day is almost here, and students around the world are busy devising ways to create a greener, cleaner, more sustainable planet. One of the most important lessons that educators can teach learners is that their choices matter, whether those are individual decisions or the solutions they support in their communities. To help students understand these crucial concepts, we’re excited to announce the all-new Radical Recycling lesson! This activity takes place in the Sustainability City world and gives students the chance to make their way through an epic Minecraft map as they explore recycling in a bustling urban setting. Learners...

The post This Earth Day, dive into Radical Recycling in Sustainability City first appeared on Microsoft EDU.

Author: Alex Fleck
Posted: 08-04-2021

Over 149 million new jobs are expected to emerge by 2025 in the tech industry alone. At the same time, the unprecedented public health crisis is accelerating the pace and expanding the scale of change in education. With greater competition for student admissions, new flexible learning models, and a growing emphasis on value, experiences, and employability, universities more than ever need to take a student-centric approach to deliver personalized experiences for each student.   Reimagining higher education is essential to not only prepare a diverse set of learners for success in the future, but also to deliver the experiences that today’s...

The post Save the date: Higher Education Reimagined is coming April 22 first appeared on Microsoft EDU.

Author: Microsoft Education Team
Posted: 07-04-2021

When you think about coding, the first thing that comes to mind might be software development, game design, or artificial intelligence. But what if you could use computer science to tell a story? In the latest lessons for Minecraft: Education Edition, we’re taking students inside fairy-tale worlds where they can flex their creative writing and computer science skills! Today we’re launching Story Time Coding, a new set of lessons designed by Phygital Labs that will help learners bridge the gap between language arts and code. Over a space of three days, students will have the chance to recount, experience, and...

The post Enter a Fairy-Tale World Where Computer Science and Creative Writing Collide first appeared on Microsoft EDU.

Author: Alex Fleck
Posted: 05-04-2021

BBC News - Family & Education

BBC News - Family & Education

Secondary schools in England are asked to prepare to carry out initial tests on-site, as in September.
Posted: 27-11-2021
A Nottingham city councillor suggests a shake-up of the "punitive culture" at schools in the city.
Posted: 26-11-2021
Mark Lemon, whose dad was murdered, encourages young people to write a letter to their younger self.
Posted: 26-11-2021
Leading academics see Paulo Freire as a symbol of "tolerance and dialogue" amid tensions on campuses.
Posted: 26-11-2021
Abigail Chase has helped many pupils in her career, including BBC Wales journalist Tyler Edwards.
Posted: 25-11-2021

Office for Students

Schools Improvement Net

schools news | school improvement news | UK education updates

i News reports …Multiple stories about school students getting in trouble for their periods have made the headlines recently.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 07-10-2021
BBC reports …Headteachers in Somerset say they are seeing “serious disruption” from Covid infections among students and staff.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 07-10-2021
Vegan Food & Living reports …Meatless Farm has partnered with the UK’s youngest plant-based chef, Omari McQueen, to launch its ‘For Kids By Kids’ campaign.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 07-10-2021
Evening Standard reports …A poll of London schools found 28 per cent have made cuts this year and 35 per cent expect they will be forced to do the same next year.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 07-10-2021
The Guardian reports …Children could be forced to wear masks in schools across England again as part of the government’s back-up plan if the country’s Covid situation deteriorates significantly, the education secretary has admitted.Nadhim… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 07-10-2021

Ofsted - Activity on GOV.UK

Information for social care providers and managers on how to register with Ofsted and about the registration process.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 26-11-2021
When and how to register with Ofsted if you want to open or manage a children's home or secure children's home.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 26-11-2021
Guidance for registered providers and managers on telling Ofsted about changes and how to apply for changes to any conditions of registration.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 26-11-2021
Local authority inspection data and children's homes inspection data covering the period up until 31 August 2021
Author: HM Government
Posted: 25-11-2021
Ofsted reports on the quality of the inspection work carried out by the inspectorates of British schools overseas.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 25-11-2021

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FEDE – Federation for EDucation in Europe

Federation for EDucation in Europe

Rencontre avec Jack Gervis, President du Groupe Astralios, et Natalia Gervis. Nouvellement membre de la Fédération Européenne des Ecoles, le Groupe Astralios regroupant deux écoles membres, l’Ecole Envoll à Aix en Provence et As Formation à Strasbourg, nous ouvre leurs portes et nous explique leur univers pédagogique. Vous êtes nouvellement membre de la Federation Européenne […]

L’article Rencontre avec Jack Gervis, President du Groupe Astralios, et Natalia Gervis est apparu en premier sur FEDE - Federation for EDucation in Europe.

Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 27-09-2021

Quelle est votre formation ? Je suis titulaire d’un master en finances, banques et marchés (Université Abdelmalk ESSaadi, Tanger 2015) après avoir obtenu une licence en sciences économiques. Quels ont les temps forts de votre trajectoire professionnelle ? Je suis actuellement responsable de l’administration d’une société spécialisée dans la diffusion de tableaux de bords. Avant cela, j’ai […]

L’article Oualae Ferrio : « Bien penser pour mieux agir » est apparu en premier sur FEDE - Federation for EDucation in Europe.

Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 24-09-2021

Quelle est votre formation et qu’occupez-vous comme fonction ? J’ai obtenu un master en management des ressources humaines (Université Abdelmalk ESSaadi) après une licence de gestion. Après plusieurs stages en entreprises, je suis attaché commercial dans une société d’assurances ; cela signifie que je conseille, oriente des clients sur des contrats d’assurances relatifs à la […]

L’article Issam Ben Ayad : « je souhaite être un manager de ressources humaines parfaitement en phase avec son époque » est apparu en premier sur FEDE - Federation for EDucation in Europe.

Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 24-09-2021

Quelle est votre formation ? Diplômée de l’école nationale des beaux-arts (Angers 1990) et titulaire d’un diplôme aux fonctions d’animation (1997), je possède également un master de directeur de collection (Groupe Esmod 2021). Quelle a été  votre trajectoire professionnelle ? Enseignante au sein du groupe Esmod depuis 2008, j’ai préalablement œuvré dans les industries de la mode […]

L’article Barbara Lissilour : son DBA illustre parfaitement la notion de recherche/action est apparu en premier sur FEDE - Federation for EDucation in Europe.

Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 10-09-2021

Titulaire d’un Doctorat de lettres modernes et civilisation française, Marie-Noëlle Campana Rochefort est directrice du Département d’Enseignement de la Langue, de la Culture et des Institutions Françaises aux Étrangers (DELCIFE) de l’Université Paris Est Créteil (UPEC). Membre du Conseil Scientifique de la FEDE, elle se présente. Quels sont les temps forts de votre trajectoire professionnelle ? Après […]

L’article Marie-Noëlle Campana–Rochefort : « Je milite au quotidien pour la francophonie et la francophilie » est apparu en premier sur FEDE - Federation for EDucation in Europe.

Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 27-07-2021
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Turning the tide - making a difference
Turning the tide – making a difference