Teaching and Learning

Home education: Resources for schools, teachers and parents: Part 3

This is the third edition of the SecEd compendium of home schooling and remote education resources for schools, teachers and parents. We cover a range of subjects, as well as exercise and keeping fit, mental health and wellbeing, cultural and arts activities, and whole-school support









The Big Pedal 2020

Schools are being invited to take up the Big Pedal 2020 – the UK’s largest cycling, walking and scooting competition for schools.


Freerice

Freerice is an educational trivia game, supported by the United Nations World Food Programme, whereby every correct answer generates money that goes towards WFP’s operations and mission to end hunger worldwide.


NSPCC Number Day

Schools across the UK are being encouraged to take part in a maths-inspired fundraising day in aid of the NSPCC.


Assessing EAL proficiency

Schools must have a clear understanding of EAL pupils’ starting points and progress if they are to reach their full potential. The Bell Foundation offers a number of free tools to help. Katherine Solomon explains


Empowering pupils to campaign for change

Unicef is offering teachers and schools access to free resources to empower young people to learn about their rights and to develop the skills to be able to campaign for change. Jess Bool explains




Maths CPD research trials launched

?Schools and nurseries are being sought to take part in three new Education Endowment Foundation trials to test different ways to improve outcomes for children in the early years by focusing on teacher development.


Research evidence to support primary schools

Headteacher Update's Research Insights articles, published in conjunction with the NFER, offer in-depth, evidence based advice, guidance and best practice covering a wide range of areas relevant to primary school leadership and education. Download the articles from 2019 for free here.


Bouncebackability lesson plans

A series of a free lesson plans featuring characters from the Beano has been launched to help primary schools tackle issues of mental health and wellbeing.


Goldilocks and social media

Every primary school in the UK has been sent a copy of #Goldilocks – a book aimed at helping teachers to have conversations about the responsible use of social media.



Into Film Festival 2019

Themes at the 2019 Into Film Festival include climate change, rebellion and mental wellbeing among others. The event runs from November 6 to 22 and is curriculum-linked. Sam Wilson explains


Bike to School Week

Schools across the UK are being asked to take part in the 2019 Bike to School Week from September 23 to 27.


Tes SEN Show 2019

The Tes SEN Show 2019 takes place on October 4 and 5 in London when the theme will focus on provision for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs


Weather and climate resources

The Met Office has launched a schools programme to help young people understand and prepare for the impact of weather and climate on their communities.


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