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Virtual Learning Environments: What is their role in contemporary education?

The fourth industrial revolution #4IR is already underway and like the industrial revolutions before it, it will instil fundamental change in all aspects of our personal and professional lives. Change can be a scary thing and many of us will feel reluctant to embrace it – but it’s important that we do.

The drive for energy efficiency is raising the risk of exposure to radioactive Radon gas in schools, colleges and universities


The role of #STEAM in readying students for a new space race #FutureofEmployment

ONE SMALL STEP FOR MAN – ONE GIANT LEAP FOR OUR CHILDREN As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, a survey commissioned by ACS International Schools found that three quarters of nine to eleven-year-olds believed that they would travel into space during their lifetime.

Technology's Role In Education

Protecting Investments For The Future Of Education The education industry of today is vastly different to that of just a few years ago. Gone are the days where a singular desktop computer sat at the front of the classroom and students raked up mountains of books and paper photocopies of assignments. Schools today have access to interactive whiteboards, tablets, laptops and a multitude of digital devices that bring vast benefits to both staff and students.

Prime Minister strengthens Northern Powerhouse with joint ministerial appointment

Appointment will see the Northern Powerhouse Minister’s oversight and coordination of local economic growth boosted to improve its impact for people and communities across the country. 

Two non-executive directors appointed to the Single Financial Guidance Body

Mike Dailly and Ann Harris have been appointed as non-executive directors to the Board of the Single Financial Guidance Body (SFGB).

S4C Reappointments

The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has reappointed John Davies, Sian Lewis and Guto Harri to the S4C Authority board.

How can FE provide students with a #MentalHealth safety net?

As young people up and down the country prepare to embark on their further or higher education journeys, Dr Ian Jackson, medical director and clinical safety officer, at Refero, explains how technology can eliminate the possibility of students who are susceptible to mental health problems, from falling through the cracks:

Two new non-executive board members appointed at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Leena Nair and Nigel Boardman have been appointed as non-executive board members at BEIS.

How brand and student relationships are evolving

2.34 million. That’s the number of students studying at UK higher education institutions according to Universities UK.


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