GDPR – the final countdown

The clock is ticking. It’s now just two months until the UK becomes subject to a whole new set of rules related to data protection. And while most schools will be well on the way to getting GDPR ready, those tasked with carrying out the necessary measures will no doubt be ...

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Stay safe online

Stay safe online E-Safety, Internet Safety or Cyber Safety – they all mean the same thing - keeping our children safe online. Educate meets the man who is making it his mission to do so. The rise of the internet has brought huge benefits - particularly from a learning perspective. Pupils no ...

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The Art of Educating

The government believes Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects are the secret to the UK’s success but are we missing a huge opportunity by overlooking the arts? Christine Toner reports. A year ago Prime Minister Theresa May announced her industrial strategy. The plan, she said, was to boost the effectiveness ...

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Mobile Classroom

By Christine Toner A useful educational tool or an unnecessary distraction? Educate takes a look at the use of mobile phones in the classroom Last month the French government implemented a new rule across its education system. Following through on a promise made by President Macron during his election campaign, it was billed ...

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