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Pfizer helps kids keep up with science as new online teaching resources launched

   @pfizer helps #homeschool kids and parents with new online teaching resource Pfizer UK is releasing a series of online educational materials to equip parents and teachers to continue STEM learning from home, as schools remain closed during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Clare Chapman appointed Chair of Acas

Business Secretary Alok Sharma appoints Clare Chapman as Chair of the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) Council.

3 simple steps to get the most out of LinkedIn when looking for a new job

How to make the most out of LinkedIn when looking for a new job. 

25 years of the Nolan Principles of Public Life

The Principles of Public Life: 25 years On the 25th anniversary of the Committee on Standards in Public life, the @PublicStandards Committee members talk about the Principles and what they mean in practice.

We should be teaching entrepreneurship in schools from as young as nine

Over half of Brits believe starting your own business is a good career choice, say @NACUE Britain’s growing pool of young entrepreneurs are feeling confident about their prospects this year with over half (51%) feeling much more optimistic about 2020, than they were about 2019, with three-quarters (77%) feeling positive about the performance of their firms over the next five years, a new report finds.

A practical guide to efficient and effective methods of CPD using social media

Kathy Brodie shares some really useful tips to help you keep up to date with your CPD:

Over half of British parents find home-schooling their children harder than their day job

While the country remains in lockdown and home-schooling continues to be the norm, new research* from @PlayOsmo, provider of fun and engaging educational tools for kids, reveals that over half (53%) of British parents admit to finding this new role more difficult than their day job.

Nothing more positively impactful on society than protecting the safety, security and wellbeing of our children

#EdTech company GoBubble appoints #fintech veteran @JaLloyd4 as CMO @JoinBubble GoBubble, the leader in building safer, healthier and kinder digital communities, announces that it has appointed fintech veteran John Lloyd as chief marketing officer. John joins from ClearlySo, Europe’s leading impact investment bank, where he led marketing for the past four years.

Warning: Security flaws found in several online learning platforms

Educational establishments using the plugins are urged to update to the latest versions immediately to prevent exploitation  As Covid-19 forces students and employees to learn and train from home, researchers from Check Point have found serious vulnerabilities in the three most widely-used WordPress plugins that are used for large-scale online learning:

Teaching our way out of the UK's debt crisis – 5 habits that young people should learn

The UK debt crisis is increasing every year. One of the biggest issues facing Great Britain, yet still nothing is being done about this at an educational level.


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