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Microsoft EDU

Education Stories

The post Bett Day 2: Free online teacher training, fostering future-ready skills in students and more appeared first on Stories. This post was originally published on this site.
Author: Microsoft News Center
Posted: 23-01-2020
What's New in EDU | Live from Bett 2020 – Episode 2 We’re broadcasting live from London to bring you the latest from Bett UK 2020! Learn how you can inspire creativity with resources on the new Microsoft Educator Center, updates to Microsoft MakeCode, and more in this edition of What's New in EDU. And be sure to check out the daily blog: https://educationblog.microsoft.com/en-us/2020/01/live-from-bett-whats-new-in-edu-change-within-the-microsoft-educator-center-and-fostering-future-ready-skills-in-students/ Posted by Microsoft Education on Thursday, January 23, 2020   It’s Day 2 of Bett and we’re back, ready to share the latest innovations in education technology and helping you get you started using the new tools and...
Author: mseduroot
Posted: 23-01-2020
The post Microsoft’s Anthony Salcito at BETT 2020: Students will use tech to embrace seamless learning appeared first on Stories. This post was originally published on this site.
Author: Microsoft News Center
Posted: 23-01-2020
Day 1 of the Bett education technology conference, and we’re excited to share the latest news, trends and information about using innovative tools in your classroom live on Facebook. You can tune in live each day of Bett on our Microsoft Education Facebook page. Simply RSVP here for Day 2 and here for Day 3 to join us live in London. We’ll have special episodes of “What’s new in EDU” each day at 5:00PM Local London time or Noon EST and 9:00AM PT on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.  Today we want to offer guidance for selecting and managing devices, share updates about free Windows and Office 365 Education...
Author: mseduroot
Posted: 22-01-2020
Today we are excited to highlight six new partners who are integrating the Immersive Reader: Flocabulary, Haldor, Helperbird, itsLearning, Kidblog and Pear Deck.  These are the latest of six partners that have integrated the Immersive Reader, which is an Azure Cognitive Service.  To see the growing list of Immersive Reader partners, bookmark https://aka.ms/ImmersiveReaderPartners. Below is the latest wave of partners that will be enabling Immersive Reader in their apps or service to help make content more accessible and inclusive.  We’ve been working with these partners during our public preview over the past few months, and our six partners are listed below. Flocabulary: Flocabulary...
Author: Mike Tholfsen
Posted: 20-01-2020

BBC News - Family & Education

BBC News - Family & Education

There are "widespread failures" and children are left at risk of harm for too long, inspectors find.
Posted: 24-01-2020
Bereavement leave for parents came too late for Ian Bainbridge, whose son was stillborn five years ago.
Posted: 23-01-2020
A lack of rest leaves youngsters unable to focus at school, a World Health Organization study says.
Posted: 23-01-2020
The Duchess of Cornwall visits Birmingham Children's Hospital where 10 stained glass windows are installed.
Posted: 22-01-2020
The Duchess of Cambridge meets children in Birmingham to mark the launch of her "five big questions".
Posted: 22-01-2020

Office for Students

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Posted: 17-01-2020
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Posted: 16-01-2020
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Posted: 15-01-2020

Schools Improvement Net

schools news | school improvement news | UK education updates

According to TES, a new maths GCSE curriculum aimed at breaking the resit cycle for post-16 students has been unveiled by a maths education charity. Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI) says the proposed new qualification would focus on the maths needed for everyday life and work, should be available to post-16 students only and have the same status as the currently available GCSE in maths.However,… Read the rest
Author: Emma Freitas
Posted: 24-01-2020
According to ITV, Ofsted inspectors have branded children’s social care services in Middlesbrough as inadequate. In a report published today the agency has highlighted a series of “serious and widespread” failures.The… Read the rest
Author: Emma Freitas
Posted: 24-01-2020
British universities have warned students considering travelling home to China to celebrate Chinese new year that they will face quarantine on their return, The Guardian is reporting. Universities across the UK are closely monitoring the coronavirus outbreak and have followed Foreign Office advice warning people not to travel to the affected region.Wuhan… Read the rest
Author: Emma Freitas
Posted: 24-01-2020
According to TES, Ofsted believes the introduction of its new school inspections has been “successful” and could lead to an increase in the number of teachers who trust the watchdog. The revelation comes in the minutes from the Ofsted board’s October meeting, published today for the first time.… Read the rest
Author: Emma Freitas
Posted: 24-01-2020
Daily Mail is reporting that universities have been criticised after the number of black academics in leadership positions fell to zero in official figures. The most recent numbers, covering 2018 to 2019, published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) reveal that the number of black academics in leadership positions officially stands at zero.Universities… Read the rest
Author: Emma Freitas
Posted: 24-01-2020

Ofsted - Activity on GOV.UK

Ofsted Board meeting papers and minutes from 2019.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 24-01-2020
Equality, diversity and inclusion objectives that Ofsted will focus on from 2016 to 2020 and reports on progress with improvements.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 24-01-2020
Ofsted spending over £25,000 in 2019.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 24-01-2020
Data on the difference in Ofsted employees’ average earnings from April 2018 to March 2019.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 23-01-2020
This guide gives an overview of the data in the 16 to 19 study programmes inspection data summary report (IDSR) and information to help interpret the charts.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 22-01-2020

News from Children & Young People Now:

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A council has apologised for asking a kinship carer to repay £11,000 after it mistakenly overpaid an allowance for one of her grandchildren over a two-year period.
A hospital-based youth work service that helps young people affected by violent and gang-related crime will expand to three more London emergency departments.
A council has been criticised by the local government and social care ombudsman (LGO) over its treatment of an asylum-seeking mother and the charity that supported her.
At least eight out of 10 children in care receive support for a special education need or disability (SEND), according to a study.
Schools are failing to meet legal duties to provide provision for disabled pupils, new research warns.

FEDE – Federation for EDucation in Europe

Federation for EDucation in Europe

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Posted: 22-01-2020
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Posted: 08-01-2020
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Posted: 23-12-2019

EUROPA - Research Information Centre

EUROPA - Research Information Centre

While lifespans have been steadily increasing, age-related diseases are also on the rise. EU-funded research is looking at ways to help prevent illness in later years and pave the way to a happier and healthier old age.
Posted: 23-01-2020
EU-funded researchers have analysed quantities of rare earth and crucial metals contained in products currently in use or scrapped in Europe to explore the potential for recycling and improving sustainability.
Posted: 20-01-2020
An EU-funded research team has developed an efficient process to produce energy from CO2 - an innovation that could help Europe make the switch to a more sustainable, competitive economy.
Posted: 17-01-2020
A team of EU-funded researchers has developed an accurate and non-invasive way to detect cancer through a person's breath. The hand-held sensor can be used by anyone without medical supervision in combination with their smart phone. Tests reveal the accuracy of the sensor is about 93 %.
Posted: 15-01-2020
Are you creative? It would be surprising if you were not: it is human nature to find new ways of looking at things, even if we are not all gifted in the arts. EU-funded research into oral poetry has concluded that the mechanisms driving verbal creativity are universal - although the novelties it shapes are culturally dependent.
Posted: 13-01-2020

 

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