This Briefing Note provides key information on the UK labour market in recent years, and summarises the challenges in the labour market facing the next government. It uses up-to-date data to understand how the labour market has performed in recent ye..
A high-quality computing education 'equips pupils to use computational thinking and creativity to understand and change the world' (Department for Education, 2013).
This new guide looks at computing and the Northern Ireland Curriculum. It ..
As a teacher, making effective use of edtech can be difficult because in order to get a great looking product to share with children to support their learning can take time. Not with Quik by GoPro though. Don’t get me wrong, I love iMovie and Adobe’s Premiere Clip but whilst they are both relatively easy to use, nothing compares to the ease of use and speed of Quik.
To make a video using Quik is as easy as:
opening the app, choosing a few photos or videos to include in your video, choosing a style or theme saving the video sharing Now you can go a few steps further and insert titles or overlay text, change the music, change the focus point of the video on images you’re sharing, but with a ten photo video, you can be done with the making of a Quik video in a matter of a few moments. It really is that simple:
So how could you use it in the classroom? Well, lots of ways but here are just a few. The only limitation here is your imagination. My suggestion would be to think ‘where do I t..
We’re all aware that there’s a general election on 8 June. A great deal depends on it, not least the future of public services, the NHS, the wage packets and livelihood of UNISON members, and life in the UK after Brexit.
But there are many other ele..
A new HEPI paper on the past, present and future of teacher training written by Dr John Cater, the Vice Chancellor of Edge Hill University, will be launched at a HEPI conference at King’s College London on Thursday, 27 April 2017. Among the various r..
The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is launching a schools project to fill the gap in creating a new generation of designers.
The museum wants to revive interest in its specialist areas of art and design, in a project that will include museums i..
Pictured (left to right): CCEA Chairman, Trevor Carson; Conor Owens from St Michael’s College Enniskillen, Top Candidate in both GCSE Geography and GCSE Further Maths; Katie Farquhar from Northern Regional College (Ballymena) who won Learner of the Y..
Fee-paying schools should offer parents “thank-yous”, like discounted flights, to encourage them to engage with school life, says the former head of Eton.
Tony Little suggested that offering such benefits could help to create a sense of community and..
Imagine you’re a manager in a large manufacturing company that builds highly sophisticated electronic control terminals for Network Rail. You’re on a staff recruitment panel and are looking to recruit a recent graduate who can lead a small team of so..
With the advent of increasingly inexpensive access to brain imaging technology, neuroscience has entered a fascinating period of rapid advancement. The ability to generate images of what’s going on in our brains is hugely exciting, and the enthusiasm..