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Vaccine myth-busting: Materials published for schools

In a bid to tackle vaccine scepticism and misinformation among young people – much of which is spread via social media – learning materials have been made available to schools to help explain the Covid-19 vaccination programme.


Using CREST to break down barriers in STEM

Caitlin Brown discusses the need to incorporate project-based learning approaches in order to knock down barriers to STEM learning and considers how the CREST Awards can help at primary school level



Let's Go Zero: Zero carbon schools by 2030

Sixty per cent of energy used by schools is wasted out-of-hours and schools in England alone spend £600 million per year on energy. The Let’s Go Zero campaign is helping schools to pledge to go zero carbon within a decade











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






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.


Into Film Festival 2018

This year’s Into Film Festival takes place from November 7 to 23 and schools can already book their free places. Sam Wilson introduces this year’s programme


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