• The Future of Design Education - a case study with King's College London

    A future for higher education Engineering in the UK

    King College London (KCL) boasts an engineering degree course that is rethinking how students are prepared for their eventual career in the industry. Claire Lucas, Professor of Engineering teaching and learning, was kind enough to open the doors on the undergraduate programme being developed, that might inspire teachers of design and technology to rethink how best to prepare students for an engineering degree pathway, if not through the vocational qualification route.

  • Jonathan Harper, Future Foundations - can Design and Technology Create a Brighter Future for All?

    Today's young people are grappling with a rapidly changing world, confronting complex issues that range from climate change and conflict to the aftermath of the Covid pandemic.

    With the World Health Organization reporting that depression, anxiety and behavioural disorders are among the leading causes of illness and disability among adolescents, the call to equip young people with effective tools and supportive strategies is urgent.  

  • Myth busting series: Tutoring is expensive

    The affordability of online tuition today is often questioned by teachers, especially with tight budgets dismissing Tutoring as a luxury. However, thanks to the National Tutoring Programme (NTP) this is not the case. 

  • Maths across the curriculum with Robert McGregor

    Robert McGregor, Director and founder of STEAM Powered Education, discusses top tips to help primary teachers effectively integrate maths concepts into subjects beyond maths, such as english, science, or art. As well, he discusses why it is key to develop the foundations of maths learning in primary and why introducing STEAM across primary can provide a more holistic approach to learning. 

  • How can I fit in the whole maths curriculum?

    Five top tips from Nicola Richards, Deputy Head and Nursery/Reception teacher, for fitting Maths into the curriculum, including advice for primary teachers to make teaching and learning stimulating and interesting.

  • Embracing new technology with Ketrina Teresa

    Ketrina Teresa, Year 6 class teacher and Maths lead, discusses how embracing new technology can improve learners' experience of maths in the classroom. As well as exploring future edtech trends and AI in primary schools.