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UK parents call for outdoor learning to tackle digital dependent children

Published Thursday 6th, September 2018

  As children across the UK return to school this week, parents of young children are calling for Outdoor Learning to be embedded into the school curriculum. New research conducted online by t...

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GCSE results day: What is a teacher's role? Editorial by Tes

Published Wednesday 22nd, August 2018

Writing in Tes, Katie White, an English teacher from Devon, asks about the role of a teacher on GCSE results day. "Is it to spend hours logging on to exam websites, looking for national p...

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Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) Training course

Published Wednesday 30th, May 2018

A mandatory training course for staff new to the role of Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) in schools. Every school should have a named Educational Visits Co-ordinator who is trained and rema...

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Art Teachers Conference

Published Wednesday 23rd, May 2018

Places are available at theis year's Art Teachers Conference, which is aimed at primary and secondary art teachers, art coordinators, TA's, Head teachers and ambassadors for visual arts. ...

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South West Primary Science Masterclass

Published Monday 21st, May 2018

This "masterclass" is aimed at giving teachers new and engaging ways to broaden and deepen science teaching and learning through interactive sessions,. The session includes free resources an...

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Does arts education exclude children with SEND needs?

Published Wednesday 16th, May 2018

An interesting piece has been published in Schools Week, examining how the arts and cultural provision are increasingly being pushed outside the curriculum, despite increased funding for arts edu...

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Date for your diary: conference on Improving outcomes for pupils with literacy difficulties

Published Friday 4th, May 2018

Educational Psychology Literacy Conference: Improving Outcomes for Pupils with Literacy Difficulties Monday 18th June 2018 | Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre, Buckfast | 09:30 - 16:00 This confe...

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How to make the most of your upcoming Open Evening

Published Thursday 3rd, May 2018

Soon, schools and colleges across the country will be holding open evenings, enabling prospective students to find out where they would like to attend, and which courses they want to study. It’s...

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Keep up to date with developments in Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC)

Published Wednesday 2nd, May 2018

The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (CLOtC) Conference 2018 is taking place on Thursday 22nd November at the Black Country Living Museum, Dudley. The annual conference is a fantasti...

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Become a Plastic Free School

Published Monday 30th, April 2018

St Agnes based charity, Surfers Against Sewage invites teachers and pupils to take part in Plastic Free Schools, an education programme designed to empower pupils to create real positive env...

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School pounds from potatoes with Riverford’s Veg fund

Published Friday 27th, April 2018

The Riverford Veg Fund is an easy way for schools to raise funds and introduce children to healthy eating and learning where their food comes from. Once your school has signed up, Riverford will donat...

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Brake's kids walk

Published Thursday 26th, April 2018

On Wednesday 13 June, thousands of children aged 4-11 from across the country will put their best feet forward to promote road safety and the health and planet-saving benefits of walking. This project...

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The National Marine Aquarium partners with local special schools

Published Thursday 26th, April 2018

The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) has partnered with two local Plymouth schools for students with complex needs to offer tailored visits to assist with their learning and development.   ...

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Sign up for FREE Teacher CPD Sessions at World of Country Life

Published Wednesday 25th, April 2018

Sign up now to join the education team at the World of Country Life on Thursday 14th June 2018 for a workshop with a difference. Learn how to create a conservation conscious classroom and take away id...

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Devon schools invited to take part in exciting music festival

Published Tuesday 24th, April 2018

The Mix Festival 2018 – Wednesday 20 June 2018 The Mix is Devon Music Education Hub’s annual schools’ music festival giving children and young people – and staff who work wi...

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Invitation to our focus group on 10th April

Published Tuesday 20th, March 2018

The team behind Primary Times Devon, Dorset and Cornwall is delighted to announce an exciting FREE new resource for teachers and educators! Teachout has been created with you in mind: it is a free one...

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School gates open to The South West Rotary Youth Games

Published Monday 12th, March 2018

  2018 is the 20th year of the South West Rotary Youth Games, the region’s largest annual youth multi-sport event. As ever, teams will represent different districts across Devon and Corn...

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Could one of your teachers be the next winner of the Young Game Designer Mentor Award?

Published Friday 9th, March 2018

Do you know someone who is really inspiring their students to make games? A hard-working leader or teacher who has a passion and dedication for game making and design? You can nominate them for the YG...

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Calling all teachers in the South West! Event looking into ways to reduce unnecessary workloads

Published Wednesday 21st, February 2018

The Department for Education has recently announced a new policy paper, which aims to looking into ways of removing unnecessary workloads for teachers, to help them concentrate on teaching and their o...

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