‘Lessons from lockdown’ highlights gains from eduu.school technology

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The new report into Edtech used during lockdown found that the resources and features found in the eduu.school platform made up most of ‘what works’ for remote learning best practice. The All Party Parliamentary Group on Education Technology released their report “Lessons from Lockdown: What we learned about Education Technology in 2020” this week, summarising… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Foreseeing the future for the 4 C’s

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The 4 C’s are increasingly popular learning strategies being deployed in connected classrooms to help support pupils in being ready for their future work environment, and to enable them to embrace a need for change and flexibility in a world increasingly dominated by AI. Creativity, Collaboration, Critical thinking and Communication have been four key pillars… Read More »

Welsh Government announces £50m of investment in EdTech

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Late this afternoon (31/07/19) the Welsh Government announced another £50m of investment in EdTech to support their schools. Their ongoing aim is to embed digital into the fabric of schools and encourage local authorities to work collaboratively to deliver their digital vision. A structured approach to sharing best practice seems to be the core intent,… Read More »

Transferability is key

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I’ve read with interest the publication of the EdTech Top 50 schools. It’s a fantastic initiative in highlighting the current best practice in our schools, and not least because our very own Eaton Project featured in the report. EdTech is definitely proving it can deliver positive and sustainable impact. The report does though still leave… Read More »

Innovation through collaboration

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In it’s publication “Realising the potential of technology in education: A strategy for education providers and the technology industry” the DfE set out a long term vision for EdTech in English schools and colleges. It’s a thought through, welcome and long overdue report and details the steps to be taken to ensure that the sector… Read More »