Free new STEM programme launched for schools

Schools across the UK can now apply to host their own STEM inspiration event in school, with the launch of a new free STEM-based programme.  ‘The Big Bang at School Blueprint’ includes everything schools need to host an inspiring STEM day, filled with science, technology and engineering activities that help students

New statistics show increase in mental health disorders in young people

New figures published by the National Health Service (NHS) have shown a significant increase in the number of 17–19-year-olds with a mental health problem.  The statistics, which were published in the Mental Health of Children and Young People survey 2022, explore the mental health, development and wellbeing of children and young

Liverpool store asks for toys and games donations for children this winter

A Liverpool store is appealing for children’s toys, games and book donations to help support a ‘Christmas Community Campaign’ to spread warmth this winter.  Merseyside residents and businesses can donate items at the Metro Bank store, which Alder Hey Children’s Charity needs.  These items include (for children of all ages):  Toys BooksGames  Alder Hey Children’s

The DfE’s ‘Nature Parks’ to teach children about climate change

Recently, The Department for Education (DfE) released further details of its National Education Nature Park, created to teach children of all ages about climate change and improve biodiversity across the country.  Esri UK is providing a digital mapping platform and expertise in biodiversity mapping to help underpin this initiative, which was

Over 90% of university students worried about cost of living

The Office for National Statistics has published a study exploring the impact of the cost of living on students at universities in England. Key findings showed: - More than 9 in 10 (91%) higher education students reported that their cost of living had increased compared with last year, similar to adults in