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Microsoft EDU

Education Stories

Today we are excited to announce that three new partners have integrated the Immersive reader with their platforms.  ClickView, NEO LMS and MATRIX LMS have all integrated the Immersive Reader.  Since we launched the public preview of Immersive Reader as a Cognitive Service, we’ve seen a great deal of excitement from educators and schools eager to combine the power of Immersive Reader with each of these learning platforms.   1) ClickView -ClickView’s aim is to provide educators access to high quality and relevant video resources for their lesson.  Video is no longer a passive viewing experience. Interactive videos engage students in...
Author: Mike Tholfsen
Posted: 28-05-2020
This moment is unlike any we’ve faced. As educators, you’re doing so much to continue to provide inclusive learning environments, support your students’ academic success, and ensure their social and emotional needs are being met, even as you care for your own families and communities while working from home. Emotions are the gatekeepers of cognition, motivation, and attention. Being attuned to and helping all students develop strong social and emotional skills, such as the ability to manage their emotions, be self-aware, and collaborate with others, is at the center of teaching. Now, as schools around the world are operating virtually...
Author: mseduroot
Posted: 28-05-2020
  Whether in the form of socially distant precession lines, virtual ceremonies, or neighborhood drive-throughs, the class of 2020 is graduating and heading off into the world. We applaud these graduates wherever they are and wish them the very best as they turn their tassels and embrace their futures!    With the uncertainty surrounding what our education process(es) will look like this fall, we want to make sure students have access to the resources they need. In speaking with students and educators around the globe, we’ve discovered that due to the unknowns of the fall semester, many graduating seniors may like to...
Author: braydenw
Posted: 27-05-2020
Hector Lopez, a teacher and head of the math department at El Camino Real Charter High School in Los Angeles, thinks a lot about his students’ well-being during social distancing. After all, being apart from friends and teachers is hard. But he’s not terribly concerned about student learning. “We’ve managed to make a really good transition. Speaking for myself, in some ways, I see this as an exciting time in education,” Hector said, adding that he believes teachers are innovating and will take some of the new practices they develop during distance learning back into the classroom. Investing in students...
Author: mseduroot
Posted: 27-05-2020
During this time of social distancing and remote learning, staying connected with the world and keeping our children engaged has been a priority for all of us. Teachers and parents are constantly looking for fun and educational activities that will empower students’ learning, make them smile, and spark imagination and curiosity.  Learning from home doesn’t mean that you have to be cut off from the world. Skype in the Classroom recently launched a new activity called “Live Events.” Every Wednesday at 10:00 AM Pacific Time (5:00 PM Coordinated Universal Time), teachers, students, and parents can tune in to connect with subject matter experts and visit amazing locations...
Author: mseduroot
Posted: 26-05-2020

BBC News - Family & Education

BBC News - Family & Education

The academy which runs Cedar Primary School has been criticised by unions over its virus response.
Posted: 06-06-2020
Many schools in north-west England will not open until at least 22 June over coronavirus concerns.
Posted: 06-06-2020
The vouchers have cost more than £129m in England and are worth £15 per week for each eligible child.
Posted: 05-06-2020
Parents who do not to send their children to school when they reopen on 29 June will not be fined.
Posted: 03-06-2020
Disruption to school in England could continue into the autumn until November, MPs are told
Posted: 03-06-2020

Office for Students

Schools Improvement Net

schools news | school improvement news | UK education updates

i News reports …The Government has said that schools will not have to teach relationships and sex education until summer 2021Read more at: Schools allowed to delay compulsory sex education lessons until next summer because of coronavirusAre you a trainee teacher, NQT, teacher, headteacher, parent or  just someone who cares about education and has something to get off  your chest in a Schools Improvement Guest Post?… Read the rest
Author: Andrew
Posted: 05-06-2020
Tes reports …A fundraiser inspired by Black Lives Matter protests across the world aims to put diverse books into Britain’s primary schools.The… Read the rest
Author: Andrew
Posted: 05-06-2020
Sky reports …Reopening schools in England is unlikely to cause a spike in coronavirus infections unless social distancing measures for adults are also relaxed significantly, say infectious disease experts at Warwick University.Read more at: Coronavirus: Reopening schools ‘unlikely’ to cause a spike in COVID-19 infections, say scientistsAre you a trainee teacher, NQT, teacher, headteacher, parent or  just someone who cares about education and has something to get off  your chest in a Schools Improvement Guest Post?… Read the rest
Author: Andrew
Posted: 05-06-2020
Daily Mail reports …Several slammed the now-defunct ‘Bongo Ball’, an annual student-run charity event with an ‘African theme’ which reportedly saw white students attend in ‘loin cloths, monkey suits and black face’.… Read the rest
Author: Andrew
Posted: 05-06-2020
Tes reports …Rebecca Long-Bailey has told Tes that she intends to examine education policy to find out “how quickly we can bring academies into local authority control”.Labour’s… Read the rest
Author: Andrew
Posted: 05-06-2020

Ofsted - Activity on GOV.UK

Ofsted guidance and information relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) for schools, early years, children's social care and further education and skills providers.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 05-06-2020
Management information aggregated and published monthly, and a one-off publication of inspections and outcomes from 2005 to 2015.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 04-06-2020
The HMI pen portraits give a biographical summary of individuals’ expertise, including their experience and qualifications.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 03-06-2020
Ofsted is carrying out an exploratory review of the quality of learners’ experiences of online education in further education and skills settings during the COVID-19-affected summer term.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 02-06-2020
Guide for local authorities and existing registered providers on fast-tracking their application to register children’s homes services.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 29-05-2020

News from Children & Young People Now:

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Thousands of young people leaving alternative provision and pupil referral units (PRUs) are to be supported by a transition fund as they move onto the next stage of education or employment, the government has said.
The Labour Party has called on the government to give young people the chance to question the Prime Minister over the coronavirus crisis.
The government has been threatened with legal action over its decision to stop providing free school meals during the summer holidays.
A children’s rights charity has launched legal action against the Department for Education over changes made to legislation surrounding children’s social care.
A youth offending team (YOT) under threat of being outsourced has been praised for “slowly but determinedly” rebuilding itself to meet the changing needs of its young offenders.

FEDE – Federation for EDucation in Europe

Federation for EDucation in Europe

EUROPA - Research Information Centre

EUROPA - Research Information Centre

Die Keramikindustrie ist für den Ausstoß einer erheblichen Menge an Treibhausgasen verantwortlich. Mit dem Ziel, die Reduzierung des beachtlichen CO2-Fußabdrucks der Branche zu unterstützen, hat ein EU-finanziertes Forschungs- und Entwicklungsteam Technologie, Simulationen und Tests genutzt, um einen effizienteren Brennofen zu schaffen. Das Ergebnis: ein hochmoderner Brennofen, der sich durch einen optimierten Energieverbrauch, geringere Emissionen und niedrigere Betriebskosten auszeichnet.
Posted: 05-06-2020
The ceramics industry is responsible for emitting a substantial amount of greenhouse gases. To help reduce the industry's sizeable carbon footprint, a team of EU-funded researchers and developers used technology, simulations, and testing to create a more efficient kiln. The result: a state-of-the-art kiln defined by optimised energy consumption, reduced emissions, and lower operating costs.
Posted: 05-06-2020
La industria cerámica es responsable de la emisión de una gran cantidad de gases de efecto invernadero. Para ayudar a reducir su considerable huella de carbono, un equipo de investigadores y desarrolladores de la Unión Europea utilizaron tecnología, simulaciones y ensayos para crear un horno más eficiente. El resultado es un horno de última generación que se caracteriza por un consumo energético optimizado, menos emisiones y unos gastos de funcionamiento menores.
Posted: 05-06-2020
L'industrie céramique émet une importante quantité de gaz à effet de serre. Afin de réduire cette considérable empreinte carbone, une équipe de chercheurs et de développeurs de l'UE a recouru à la technologie, à des simulations et à des tests pour créer un four plus efficace. Il en résulte un four de pointe à la consommation énergétique optimisée, et aux émissions et aux coûts d'exploitation réduits.
Posted: 05-06-2020
L'industria della ceramica è responsabile dell'emissione di una considerevole quantità di gas serra. Per contribuire a ridurre la sua vasta impronta di carbonio, un gruppo di ricercatori e sviluppatori finanziato dall'UE ha impiegato tecnologie, simulazioni e test per creare una fornace più efficiente. Il risultato è una soluzione d’avanguardia caratterizzata da un consumo energetico ottimizzato, emissioni ridotte e minori costi operativi.
Posted: 05-06-2020

 

Turning the tide - making a difference
Turning the tide – making a difference