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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

Hundreds of students gathered on Jesus Green for a "Caesarean Sunday" celebration.
Posted: 07-05-2021
The gap between poor pupils and their classmates is unlikely to narrow without intervention, researchers say.
Posted: 06-05-2021
A father and an Oxford student seek a High Court hearing to require age verification on porn sites.
Posted: 05-05-2021
Olympian Duncan Goodhew calls for focus on water safety after lessons were lost during the pandemic.
Posted: 05-05-2021
The Oxford study used data from more than 430,000 young people, gathered over 28 years.
Posted: 04-05-2021

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The Independent reports …The government is being accused of neglecting England’s “cultural national health” by planning to halve funding for university arts subjects.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 06-05-2021
BBC reports …A school will stay shut until next week after more than 100 secondary school pupils and staff tested positive for coronavirus.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 06-05-2021
Evening Standard reports …Student numbers at the distance-learning organisation have risen by 15% over the past year, with more people choosing to study online due to Covid-19.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 06-05-2021
iNews reports …More than four in five university students in England were living in their term time address last month, figures show, suggesting the Government’s instruction for students to stay in one place is being widely ignored.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 06-05-2021
Scotsman reports …Place2Be is a national charity providing mental health support in more than 80 primary and high schools across Scotland, and the overriding message we are hearing from our partner schools is that children and young people are glad to be back.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 06-05-2021

Ofsted - Activity on GOV.UK

Guidance for inspecting how well local areas support children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 07-05-2021
This report details the names and addresses for childminders and childcare on domestic premises, where the provider has consented for their name and address to be published on the Ofsted inspection report website.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 07-05-2021
Management information aggregating monthly joiners and leavers on our registers. A time-series of joiners and leavers includes data since April 2020.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 07-05-2021
Number of independent schools with alternative provision placements and number of placements with providers not registered as a school between 18 January 2019 and 16 January 2020.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 07-05-2021
Management information showing in-year and most recent inspection outcomes.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 07-05-2021

News from Children & Young People Now:

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A £1.9m project studying safeguarding risks faced by young people outside their home will look at new ways of combating threats such as sexual and criminal exploitation and gang affiliation.
Posted: 07-05-2021
Young offenders in the UK will benefit from a new programme to build life skills and reduce reoffending funded by Erasmus+.
Posted: 07-05-2021
Support for young women transitioning to the adult justice system is treated as an “afterthought”, according to researchers.
Posted: 07-05-2021
CYP Now is hosting a virtual SEND Summit on the afternoons of 29 and 30 June in which experts will deliver in-depth guidance on the upcoming national review into support for children with special educational needs and disabilities.
Posted: 06-05-2021
Campaigners are calling for a temporary ban on exclusions as children recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Posted: 06-05-2021

FEDE – Federation for EDucation in Europe

Federation for EDucation in Europe

Rencontre avec Mohamed El Sarrag, diplômé de l’école Geneva Business School qui a lancé sa propre startup appelée « Hotdesk ». Il nous raconte cette aventure et nous explique en quoi son diplôme FEDE l’a aidé dans ses échanges professionnels. Pouvez-vous nous parler de votre parcours scolaire et professionnel ?   J’ai été diplômé de l’école […]

L’article Rencontre avec Mohamed El Sarrag, diplômé de l’école Geneva Business school est apparu en premier sur FEDE - Federation for EDucation in Europe.

Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 06-05-2021

Rencontre avec Marylin Camarda, diplômée de l’ESTC en Ressources Humaines. Dynamique, polyvalente et animée par une insatiable soif d’apprendre, son parcours atypique lui offre plusieurs cordes à son arc.  Pouvez-vous nous parler de votre parcours scolaire / professionnel ?   Je n’ai jamais mis les pieds dans un lycée ! Je suis allée au CFA (centre de […]

L’article Rencontre avec Marylin Camarda, diplômée de l’ESTC en Ressources Humaines est apparu en premier sur FEDE - Federation for EDucation in Europe.

Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 06-05-2021

Rencontre avec Loïse Dherbecourt ancienne étudiante de l’école ENACO qui, grâce à la validation de son mastère MSE, espère accéder plus facilement à des fonctions managériales au sein de son entreprise. Pouvez-vous nous parler de votre parcours scolaire et professionnel ? Après un parcours scolaire classique jusqu’au baccalauréat littéraire, j’ai voyagé à travers l’Europe et […]

L’article Rencontre avec Loïse Dherbecourt, ancienne étudiante de l’école ENACO est apparu en premier sur FEDE - Federation for EDucation in Europe.

Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 05-05-2021

Rencontre avec Johan Trapani, ancien étudiant de l’ESTC, qui se remémore de bons souvenirs au sein de cette école : l’ambiance générale mais aussi et surtout, la qualité de sa formation. Pouvez-vous nous parler de votre parcours scolaire et professionnel ? Après un BTS Action Commerciale au Lycée Périer, j’ai effectué un DEESMA à l’ESTC […]

L’article Rencontre avec Johan Trapani, ancien étudiant de l’ESTC est apparu en premier sur FEDE - Federation for EDucation in Europe.

Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 05-05-2021

Diplômé de l’ESTC, Farid Boutouba nous explique pourquoi il a voulu compléter sa formation initiale par l’obtention du diplôme FEDE en ressources humaines et en quoi les compétences clefs qu’il a acquises grâce à celui-ci lui ont permis de comprendre en profondeur le rôle fondamental du responsable RH au sein d’une entreprise. Pouvez-vous nous parler […]

L’article Rencontre avec Farid Boutouba, ancien étudiant de l’ESTC est apparu en premier sur FEDE - Federation for EDucation in Europe.

Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 05-05-2021
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