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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

A new National Adoption Strategy aims to enhance support to families and end a postcode lottery.
Posted: 26-07-2021
A study in 200 English secondary schools and colleges found very few infections in close contacts of cases.
Posted: 23-07-2021
English language schools warn they are on the "brink of collapse" after two summers without students.
Posted: 23-07-2021
A mother and a father reveal their shock at learning of their children's experiences of online sex.
Posted: 22-07-2021
Remote working meant the Lancaster family could live anywhere - they found their sea view in Scarborough.
Posted: 22-07-2021

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Schools Improvement Net

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BBC reports …A council has set out how it hopes to fix its “shambolic” system for people with autism and learning difficulties in the wake of two damning reports.On… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 26-07-2021
BBC reports …It is “unacceptable” some international students face studying remotely until they can afford to pay quarantine costs, a students’ group has said.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 26-07-2021
The Guardian reports …Pay for nurses and other NHS staff in England will have fallen in real terms by more than 7% since 2010, even if they accept the latest offer from the government, according to new analysis that will fuel rising anger about public sector pay deals.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 26-07-2021
Morning Star reports …EDUCATION SECRETARY Gavin Williamson has been accused of failing children yet again after it was revealed that private schools have been quietly lobbying universities to accept their students with lower grades.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 26-07-2021
Evening Standard reports …Researchers warned that pupils are facing a “double hit” to their educational prospects as the Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted their learning and affected their mental health.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 26-07-2021

Ofsted - Activity on GOV.UK

This guide explains how we select new schools and schools that undergo significant changes for inspection.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 26-07-2021
This data is published fortnightly. It gives the number of registered early years and childcare providers reporting one or more confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) by week.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 26-07-2021
This framework sets out Ofsted's inspection principles and the main judgements that inspectors make.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 23-07-2021
Guidance on the conduct of Ofsted inspectors and Ofsted's expectations of providers during inspection.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 23-07-2021
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: 22-07-2021

News from Children & Young People Now:

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Staff in early years settings should be among those able to continue working if they have been "pinged" by the NHS Test and Trace Covid app, leaders in the sector have said.
Posted: 26-07-2021
The number of children’s homes run by private companies increased by 12 per cent in the year to March 2021, new analysis by Ofsted shows.
Posted: 26-07-2021
A new National Adoption Strategy will centre around improving recruitment of potential adopters and allowing them to be matched with children from any ethnic group, the government has said.
Posted: 26-07-2021
Leeds City Council has been criticised by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman for failing to follow guidance on summer-born admissions when deciding the school start date for an August-born girl.
Posted: 23-07-2021
A government department is hosting a free webinar offering advice and tips to young people on how to make a nomination to the Queen's Honours system.
Posted: 23-07-2021

FEDE – Federation for EDucation in Europe

Federation for EDucation in Europe

Michel Maffesoli, membre fondateur du conseil scientifique de le FEDE, professeur émérite à la Sorbonne et auteur d’une œuvre internationalement reconnue vient de publier son dernier livre. Intitulé « L’ère de soulèvements » l‘ouvrage de 190 pages prend la forme d’une enquête socio-philosophique. Trente ans après son mythique et prophétique travail baptisé « Le temps des tribus », le […]

L’article Michel Maffesoli : « Nous vivons à l’ére des soulèvements » est apparu en premier sur FEDE - Federation for EDucation in Europe.

Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 30-06-2021

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 moments 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 (diplôme européen […]

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
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