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028 : Bonus SATs Special

The week before SATs – Mark talks about how to make each child feel special and understand what they have achieved. What are the 2 things you can do today to make a difference for a lifetime? www.EducationOnFire.com  

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027 : Improve communication, engagement and feedback with a branded app for your school.

Piota builds high-quality apps that are completely free to download. Our school apps can help streamline communication, cut costs, save time and aid pupil learning. Piota apps are used in Early Years Settings, Primary and Secondary schools throughout the UK. With 95% parents now owning a smartphone and regularly using apps, Piota believes that customisable school…

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026 : At 9 years old Arnav Sharma won the Tech4Good People’s Award 2016.

• Finalist, BT Young Pioneers Award 2016 • Winner, Tech4Good People’s Award 2016 • Winner, Tech4Good Winner of Winners Award 2016 Aged just nine years old, Arnav Sharma studied the cause, diagnosis and effect of asthma and came up with a solution; the AsthmaPi kit. Using a Raspberry Pi hooked up to a range of…

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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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