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Global Teacher Prize founder Sunny Varkey launches Tmrw, a new Learning Operating System (LearnOS) for global education to bring a quality education within the reach of every child around the world

Global Teacher Prize founder Sunny Varkey launches Tmrw, a new Learning Operating System (LearnOS) for global education to bring a quality education within the reach of every child around the world

Built to be accessible and affordable for Government funded schools operating in both the developed and developing world settings Designed by educators for educators –...
Striking a balance: engaging employers in the skills system to achieve better outcomes for learners

Striking a balance: engaging employers in the skills system to achieve better outcomes for learners

Equipping workers with critical skills is key to widening access to secure and good quality work. A well-skilled labour force would deliver economic benefits too, with employers more able to grow and improve...
Harnessing productivity through skills – from puzzle to plan​

Harnessing productivity through skills – from puzzle to plan​

In 2019, CIMA, one of the founding bodies of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, celebrated 100 years of serving business. For the anniversary,...
Inspiration from a micro EpAO on their Ofqual recognition journey

Inspiration from a micro EpAO on their Ofqual recognition journey

Back in 2020, the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute, @IFAteched), announced the transfer of the EQA of end-point assessment to @Ofqual, or,...
Woman behind sustainable investing app encourages females in tech

Woman behind sustainable investing app encourages females in tech

An economics graduate who first traded in the stock market as a schoolgirl is behind the development of an app to encourage sustainable investing (@stratiphy)....
Students need to focus on practicing assessment skills, not just on catching up on lost learning

Students need to focus on practicing assessment skills, not just on catching up on lost learning

Students, teachers and parents are all tired of hearing about lost learning and the need for ‘catch up’ caused by the pandemic and I completely...
Learning and development disconnect between women in tech and employers, finds Skillsoft research

Learning and development disconnect between women in tech and employers, finds Skillsoft research

Research reveals women’s desire for professional development and career advancement, but lack of opportunity in the workplace Today, Skillsoft (NYSE: SKIL), a global leader in corporate...
Startup Mindstone raises £1.45M in largest ever edtech crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, backed by serial unicorn picker

Startup Mindstone raises £1.45M in largest ever edtech crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, backed by serial unicorn picker

Mindstone (@MindstoneHQ) raises £1.45 million in largest edtech crowdfunding campaign to date Serial unicorn-picker Mattias Ljungman backs first post-exit venture from SuperAwesome founder Joshua Wohle ...
How has the role of finance professionals in further education shifted over the past year, with the enforced move to remote working?

How has the role of finance professionals in further education shifted over the past year, with the enforced move to remote working?

The true impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on further education will not entirely reveal itself for years. That said, new data covering the first year...
Lockdown lessons: What can schools and colleges learn from universities?

Lockdown lessons: What can schools and colleges learn from universities?

As the adage goes: "For a fair selection everybody has to take the same exam (because) if you judge a fish by its ability to...