Zainab Mohiuddin shares her story of how EYITT took her from South London to Vietnam.
Shropshire Higher Level Teaching Assistant Julie Hordern had enjoyed a career in sales and photography before the birth of her first child influenced her to take a very different career path into the early years sector.
Julie Hordern from Shropshire is a passionate and committed member of staff at Newtown Church of England Primary School in Wem, but she also has the distinction of being the first HLTA in England to build upon her HLTA status to gain a nationally recognised level 4 qualification for HLTAs.
At Best Practice Network we pride ourselves on our ability to develop, implement and manage a wide range of corporate social responsibility activities and strategies. Not only do we strive to maintain an environmentally friendly office space and create a happy workforce but we also try to do our part for the local community.
EYITT tutor Mannie Burn shares some thoughts on the recent debate about the benefits of well qualified early years staff and the impact of Early Years Teachers on children’s learning and progress.
So it’s Safer Internet Day again and the theme is “Be the change: unite for a better internet”.
But what does this important annual event mean to you as an educationalist?
There are two ways that schools look at it generally. It is either a big tick in the box for ‘doing’ their online safety input for the year, or it is just one part of a whole organisation approach towards online safety and safeguarding in your school or MAT.
What first steps can primary heads take to set up a strategy that will help pupils develop the life skills they need for success? Colin McLean and Dr Andy Hodgkinson share some advice.
As we start the new year afresh having spent quality time with our families, we are very aware that there are many in need around the world. With the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen devastating families, we have responded to the DEC's appeal for donations to provide food, water and supplies. The £500 Best Practice Network generated was matched and gift-aided through the Big Give's Christmas Challenge to make a total of £1,125.
Best Practice Network’s use of online learning in its programmes for school leaders has been recognised at the internationally recognised Learning Technologies Awards.
BPN received the bronze award for its work on the National Professional Qualifications for School Leaders in the best blended learning project in the public and non-profit sector category at the awards evening, held in London last week.
BPN was recognised along with some of the leading international names in the learning technology world, including Barclays, Oxford University Press, Siemens and Tesco.