Boat of Hope’s next stop: Liverpool Cathedral!

Following his successful solo row across the Atlantic, Bernie Hollywood OBE JP, introduces the ‘Boat of Hope’ exhibition to visitors at Liverpool Cathedral, from Saturday 27 May to Sunday 4 June.  Bernie Hollywood, a charity guru and social entrepreneur from Liverpool, entered the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge with the aim of

Lancashire school awarded by IKEA for sustainability project

A school in Lancashire has been announced as one of the four winners of an IKEA competition that focuses on sustainability. Saint Christopher’s C of E High School in Accrington would love to build a pre-loved uniform swap shop and refill station for cleaning products. Retail giant IKEA will provide products

Further education providers to benefit from £165 million fund

The government has announced that local communities across the country are set to benefit from a share of £165 million to transform skills training in their area and help get more people into jobs closer to home. Further education providers are invited to apply for cash from the ‘Local Skills Improvement Fund’

Children test mapping apps for Department for Education’s climate project

Children from pilot schools tested innovative activities for the National Education Nature Park last week, at an event at RHS Garden Bridgewater, Manchester.  Esri UK created mobile apps that enabled children to map their emotions along with what they saw, heard and smelt across the gardens and start learning some of

Government to raise tutoring subsidy rate to 50% next year

The Department for Education has announced that half of tutoring costs will be funded through the National Tutoring Programme next year. Over three million courses have taken place so far from the National Tutoring Programme, with school leaders reporting on the positive impact the programme is having on pupils’ attainment and