Friday, June 23, 2017

Only 1 out of 170 schools chose to cover Israel-Palestine conflict; Feared too Sensitive

Do you remember what you learned in school? Perhaps it was WW2, the Tudors, the Egyptians or  the Romans? One thing that many contemporary school have been teaching is the Arab-Israeli conflict…until recently that is. In the last four to...

Five West Midlands schools to compete for prestigious award backed by HRH The Prince...

Five schools from across the West Midlands are set to battle it out to be crowned the region’s most enterprising school as part of a flagship education initiative from Mosaic, the mentoring charity founded by HRH The Prince of Wales...

University partners on new Education Awards celebrating success throughout the region

The Education Awards has teamed up with Birmingham City University to launch new awards that celebrate the outstanding contributors to education in the Midlands. The Education Awards is the first of its kind in the Midlands. The awards will celebrate...

Why Worry

What if? Why Worry? One in four people will suffer from an anxiety disorder in their lifetime. And the rest of us will worry, fuss, and fret far more than we need to. Worry is amazingly common. Worry is like blood...

Nursery Favours Middle Class

According to the Institute of Economic Affairs, the free entitlement to childcare should be replaced with a system that supports disadvantaged children. As of now, all parents in England have the right to 15 hours of free child care a week...

Birmingham School Bans Hijab

The much controversial hijab is back in  the news again after a four year old girl was sent home for wearing the headscarf. Her school, St Clare's School in Robert Road, Handsworth, has banned children from wearing hijabs in class....

Sex Education for Kids?

Seven in 10 children in England think the government should ensure all children have school lessons on sex and relationships, new figures reveal. Three quarters (74%) believe all children would be safer if they had age-appropriate classes on the subject,...

Bangladeshi Teacher Nominated for Global Teacher Prize

A Bangladeshi teacher has been nominated for an international teaching prize. Shahanaj Parvin is included in the top 50 short list for the Best Global Teacher Prize, the biggest and hence most coveted award in the education world. The award...

Pupils learn about reducing flood risk

Around 60 pupils from Pleckgate High School in Blackburn experienced geography out of the classroom to help them learn about rivers and flooding. The group of Year 10 learners visited the Garstang Flood Gates, which help to hold the water...

Ammo Talwar MBE is Appointed Chair of CORE Education Trust

A MUSIC and arts champion has been appointed to help lead Birmingham-based CORE Education Trust. Ammo Talwar, who was awarded an MBE in 2008 for his services to music and young people, is now Chair of Directors at CORE Education...