Liverpool primary school puts pupil wellbeing first

A Liverpool primary school is leading the way in supporting pupils’ mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic, using digital technology. Broadgreen Primary School in Oakhill Road, Old Swan was one of the first schools in the country to sign up to Discovery Education Health and Relationships – a new digital

Edtech innovator SupplyWell receives government grant

Liverpool-based tech-for-good scale-up, SupplyWell, has been awarded an Innovate UK government grant.   The award reflects the company’s vision to create innovative solutions to address a number of issues faced by schools and the wider education sector.  Co-founded by Michael Heverin, a former teacher, SupplyWell has been supporting teachers and schools in the Liverpool City Region

Yorkshire student calls on her MP to support school’s journey to zero carbon

A 14-year old student from Yorkshire, Mathilde Iveson from St Francis Xavier School has written to her MP Rt Hon Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, to ask him to visit the school and help her and fellow students progress their plans to be a zero-carbon school.  She has asked him to help the school increase biodiversity through more

Seven young people from around the world to join a live summit

On World Children’s Day, the second edition of the Young Activists Summit (#YAS20) will give young people from around the planet a platform to speak up about the world they want for tomorrow.   The event will be held online on 20 November 2020 at 14:00 and is co-organised by the NGO, the United

Telepresence robots being trialled by Bangor University

Bangor University's School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering is trialling telepresence robots as it explores cutting-edge methods of delivering teaching and learning during a global pandemic.  Telepresence robots are now widely used in industry, particularly when individuals managing projects from afar want to gain a real 'feel' for their environment such as for remote construction site visits