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014 : Apps for Good – Award winning student apps

  Interviews with the 2016 Winners Check out the student app winners from the Apps for Good Awards 2016 who have turned bright ideas into real technology products to solve problems in their world. Lilies     Donate it   DiPloy       Changes Allergy Basket Fear Nothing

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013 : Apps for Good : Research, design and make digital products in your school.

Heather Picov, UK Managing Director explains how Apps for Good equips students to research, design and make digital products and take them to market. But apps are not the point of what we do. Our goal is to produce more able, self-confident, collaborative young people, ready to make a difference to their world. Most children…

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012 : Barefoot Reaches 1 Million Children

While celebrating the milestone of 1 million children being reached by the Barefoot Computing Programme I interview 2 teachers from the top of the BT Tower. http://barefootcas.org.uk http://www.computingatschool.org.uk https://www.raspberrypi.org https://techliteracy.co.uk https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education http://www.btplc.com View from the top of the BT Tower  Liz Williams – Director Tech Literacy and Education programmes at BT Bill Mitchell – BCS…

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"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."

Nelson Mandela

Most Recent Blog Posts

THE POWER OF THE PRIMARY TEACHER

We must never forget the impact primary teachers have upon the children they teach. The power and importance of the primary years is demonstrated in a letter received by former chair of NAPE, Jeremy Rowe.   Dear Jeremy Rowe Are you the Mr Rowe who was a primary school teacher at William Torbitt School in…

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When 2 + 2 = Maths Sense

A great host in Leeds Trinity University , the perfect partner in National Association for Primary Education and an inspiring maths seminar by Professor Ruth Merttens from Hamilton Trust was a wonderful combination for the students of LTU and local primary teachers in Leeds last week. I was there supporting NAPE who helped enabled the event to take…

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The Five Habits of Happiness – Start with Gratitude

How Growing With Gratitude is supporting schools across the world nurture happy, successful and authentic children. 1. An Attitude of Gratitude Students are guided to regularly think about, discuss and record the things they are grateful for in their daily lives and environment. 2. Random Acts of Kindness Students are guided to plan for and regularly complete small acts…

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