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News roundup 8th February

8th February, 2016

This week Games Workshop founder to open free schools with digital focus & research finds teachers only encourage 'ultra-bright' students to pursue STEM

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Top 5 coding apps by Educational App Store

4th February, 2016

Coding is a real buzzword in education, and here are some great apps that will help your students

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The touchable universe: using haptic technology to improve learning in schools

18th January, 2016

Sean McDougall, a founder member of the Touchable Universe consortia, explains how the emerging technology of haptics can enable students to have much more realistic learning…

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The Maker Movement: a practical guide for UK schools

11th January, 2016

The Maker Movement is starting to make an impact in the UK schooling system. Declan Cassidy from MakerClub reckons it will make teaching more fun and relevant. Find out how your…

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Weekly News Roundup 11th December

14th December, 2015

In this week’s newsletter we learn that Apple is using its stores to hold workshops and tutorials for the Hour of Code project. We also learn that two in five parents in the UK…

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Weekly News Roundup 27th November

30th November, 2015

In this week’s newsletter we discuss the launch of a new Ofcom report, for which FK&Y presented new research. We also consider the launch of the YouTube Kids app and efforts to…

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Weekly News Roundup 6th November

9th November, 2015

In this week’s newsletter we learn that education will be the subject of the next big social network and we look at a virtual world built in Minecraft to help children learn…

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Weekly News Roundup 30th October

30th October, 2015

This week's news includes guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office on the use of DropBox and other cloud services. We also discuss research into the effectiveness of…

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5 Engaging Educational Apps To Spark Students’ Interest in STEM

15th June, 2014

Are secondary school kids ready to study university-level STEM subjects when they graduate? With STEM skills increasingly becoming a requirement amongst certain employers, this…