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V&A announces a new KS3 programme for every school in England to champion Design and Technology

The V&A has launched its most ambitious ever schools programme, V&A Innovate, to champion Design and Technology (D&T) as an essential subject and exciting career pathway.  Available to every school in England, V&A Innovate introduces key stage 3 (KS3) students to core design principles used in industry to support teachers …

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International Baccalaureate extended essay students to benefit from a new online course

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) students can now benefit from a free online course aiming to support learners writing their DP extended essay (EE). The new course – The IB Extended Essay: Managing your Research Project – is an innovative collaboration between the University of Leeds, IB and Europe’s leading …

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Michelle Obama’s bestselling memoir inspires new teaching resource to boost secondary students’ literacy skills and confidence

Penguin and the National Literacy Trust have teamed up to launch a free teaching resource inspired by Michelle Obama’s bestselling memoir, Becoming, to boost secondary students’ literacy skills, leadership abilities and confidence: literacytrust.org.uk/becoming. Literacy levels and confidence amongst England’s young people is worryingly low. Last year, a third (36%) of …

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