In support of National Careers Week, which takes place between 6-11 March, Into Film, in partnership with BFI, have produced a new resource pack called Switched On: Careers in the Screen Industry. The resource is designed specifically for Careers Advisors or anyone who helps students with their options after school.
ME Trainers are educators, edtech trainers, professional development specialists, or affiliates who want to train educators and school leaders on the effective use of technology. The role of an Microsoft Educator Trainer is to plan and deliver inspirational training that helps other educators use technology in teaching and learning, as
The MIEE badge is designed for educators* who are striving to find new ways to engage their students and colleagues. It provides the opportunity to join a professional learning community of global educators who are constantly pushing the boundaries of what a classroom looks and feels like. MIE Experts share
Once you have earned the Educator badge and are ready to go deeper into Microsoft tools in teaching and learning, successful completion of two learning paths will unlock the Advanced Educator badge. Begin with the learning path ‘Master Microsoft Teams’ to experience all the toolsets and features that Teams has
Microsoft describe this as ‘the first step on a journey of digital transformation’ and it is designed for educators who are new to Microsoft tools in teaching and learning. Its focus is on best practice and some basics for facilitating a blended or hybrid learning environment. Most people achieve the
Canva is a design tool that is ideal to use in education to create stunning projects, and for education establishments it is totally free. With Canva, students can access ready-to-use templates, share and review their work with others, access premium content and graphics and work together in groups and teams.
BandLab for Education is a music focused learning tool for schools that allows teachers and students to collaborate on music-based learning. This free-to-use platform features virtual and real-world instruments and is a digital audio workstation that is similar to what professional producers use when creating and mixing music. No installation
Now available for Google Meet on mobile. 3600 video backgrounds have been added to the existing library of immersive backgrounds. Users on mobile can use several new 3600 video backgrounds, including a beach and a temple. You can use your device’s gyroscope to create a dynamic experience that moves with
According to an interview with Scarlett Westbrook, the answer is no. School is meant to prepare us for the future, but that’s not currently happening. We need to build a resilient society that can deal with all of the now-inevitable impacts of the climate crisis, given we’re failing to meet our
Adobe Creative Cloud Express replaces Spark as the ultimate way to design banners, flyers and more with ease. It is an online image creating and editing tool that works across computers and apps for smartphones and tablets. All work is stored in the cloud, so you can work between devices.
Duolingo is well known as a language learning app, but it has launched a new app called Duolingo Math which comprises of thousands of five-minute lessons, all visually appealing with a gamified interface. The app, which is only available for iOS at the time of writing, aims to help students
This certification builds on the skills learned in Level 1 and the pedagogical knowledge gained through Level 2 (both of which are recommended but not required for the Certified Trainer qualification), combining them with the development of training and leadership skills. Topics covered during the self-paced units are: These units
TechShock podcasts from ParentZone looks at the biggest issues in the vast world of online safety through a range of guest speakers. The podcasts explore the upsides and the downsides of family life in the digital age. Many aspects are discussed ranging from pornography to gambling and what can be
Research undertaken by the UK Safter Internet Centre has found that we need more and better conversations with young people about what they do, see and experience online. Entitled ‘Want to talk about it? Making space for conversations about life online’ It has thrown up some really interesting information, it
Wonderful self-paced guides to follow independently and at a pace to suit. Many students find it difficult to know how and where to start their drawing projects, which can lead to frustration or preferring not to draw at all. The Art Projects for Kids website provides step-by-step handouts that students
Google Classroom is arguably the most widely used platform for online learning and communication between teachers and students. To make the platform even more functional and user-friendly, Google has now introduced in-line replies for email notifications. This means that teachers and students can easily stay on top of their communication
Rolls-Royce Schools Prize for Science and Technology is now open. To enter you are invited to submit a Stage 1 application outlining an idea for a sustainable science, mathematics or technology project for development the next academic year. This could be a new idea or the progression of something you