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Making Spaces

When two theatre and lighting designers turned to classroom design, they revolutionised the use of light, sound and projection in lessons. Cathy Cross and Ben Willetts explain how.

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The real report on online reporting

Government targets are pushing secondary schools provide online reporting by September 2010 and primary schools by 2012. But not everyone thinks it will benefit their school - as Paul Harrington discovered.

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Virtual vikings

History is a diffcult subject to teach speaking and listening in - it’s about memorising facts, not discussion. But now kids can ask a real Viking questions - with the Jorvik Viking centre’s ‘Skype experience’. Hannah Trinder explains.

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Film for thought

We see thousands of moving images every day – not just at home on TV, but increasingly on train TVs, bus TVs and moving adverts. But flm deserves attention, says Sabrina Broadbent, through Filmclub.org, an online community of after-school flm screening clubs funded by the DCSF.

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A Lesson in website design

More and more schools are looking to create an online presence and maintain their status in an increasingly digital world. However, for many teachers who do not see themselves as ICT wizards, the task of setting up a new school website can be somewhat daunting. Bartholomew School is just one example of a school that have successfully developed their own school website.

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e-Learning Update Issue 01 News

ICT Excellence Awards schools; Virtual world to test school design; Rise in electronic tagging in young people.

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06/01/2010
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Lessons in using the Internet safely

Lessons in using the internet safely are set to become a compulsory part of the curriculum for primary schoolchildren in England from 2011. The lessons are one element of a new government strategy called "Click Clever, Click Safe" by the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS). This strategy outlines how government, industry and charities are working together to keep children and young people safe online.

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Staying Safe Survey 2009

Safeguarding children and young people is a key priority for the Government. ‘Staying Safe’ is one of the five outcomes of the ‘Every Child Matters: Change for Children’ programme that has been taken forward since 2003. The main aim of this research is to measure and track parents’ and children’s awareness, attitudes and reported behaviour across the various safety issues covered within the Staying Safe Action Plan and the Byron Review.

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