Resources and educational tools launched to support children’s mental health

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eduu.school and Kooth partner to provide critical mental health education, support and services to children GLUU is delighted to announce a partnership between online mental wellbeing service Kooth and online learning platform eduu.school to launch a co-curated mental health-focused curriculum and support for teachers. The ground-breaking partnership will provide students using eduu.school with direct access… Read More »

Learning in Lockdown – where’s the humanity?

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I guess I’ve gotten used to daily debates about remote learning standards, policy decisions on the fly and heartbreaking numbers reporting loss of life portrayed like a totaliser. But when did education become more about ‘stuff ‘ than the pupil? More devices, more free resources, more money, more tutoring, more Pupil premium – more of… Read More »

eduu.school pilot report shares success of summer programme

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School closures during the first national lockdown in England created mass disruption for teachers and students throughout spring and summer term 2020. With little time to prepare and with current online provision often only a small part of their existing approach, schools delved into providing a quality remote learning experience to their entire student body.… Read More »

The Last Week in a Primary School

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A strange time normally, only intensified by the Covid19 pandemic, the last week of a primary school year is a mix of celebration, sadness and excitement for teachers and children alike. Although it feels like children have just come back to school, many will be saying goodbye to their teachers for another six weeks at… Read More »

Teams Analysis

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A few weeks ago, I wrote about initial findings in our Microsoft Teams analysis of Eaton and Tarvin Primary Schools. In order to improve our Microsoft integration strategy, it is crucial to regularly evaluate and adapt, especially in the current climate. From data gathered, we have split our findings into separate areas where Microsoft Teams… Read More »

Blended Learning

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With schools beginning to re-open for most pupils post-lockdown, educators are having to get creative to meet social distancing safety measures and class sizes. The maximum of each class, at present, should be fifteen – meaning some classes are split in half to accommodate. At some of the smaller primary schools around the country, this… Read More »

The National Online School

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An industry alliance has been formed to launch The National Online School. A fully supported, proven curriculum programme designed to deliver a complete, blended pupil experience across school and home settings for key stages 1 – 3. Today, key partners are announcing that they have formed a shared-goal partnership to deliver The National Online School.… Read More »

Pearson Education

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Teaching post-lockdown has to be one of the most challenging parts of my career so far; children are out of routine, demotivated and stressed (just like every Year 6 teacher, including me). Whilst frantically planning activities that would plug the gap in my classes’ learning, I was given the opportunity to work on a ‘Future Project’ with… Read More »

Effective ‘Teams-work’

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Miraculously and somewhat unbelievably, we have reached the end of another half term with GLUU. The #EatonProject is continuing to progress and I am using this week’s blog to reflect upon some of the outstanding ways teachers at Eaton and Tarvin Primary have made use of the GLUU model within the Teams platform.   Weekly… Read More »

Improving Live Lessons

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It has been a busy week for GLUU! On top of the fresh announcements from Westminster about lockdown measures keeping everyone on their toes, we are continuing to develop our Microsoft Integration strategy for Primary Schools.   This week, our focus has been how Microsoft Teams is changing to suit the needs of Primary School… Read More »