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Embracing technology in school has changed how we teach

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It's easy to say that the effective use of technology in schools should be a priority, but there is no "one size fits all" solution. Hear from an Ed Tech Demonstrator school about how they have embedded technology and developed a digital strategy.

Teenagers and testing fatigue, 4 top tips to keep your students testing

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Close-up as a woman drips buffer solution from a plastic vial onto the lateral flow test device for Covid-19.

Keeping students engaged in regular COVID-19 testing can be challenging. We invited schools and colleges with high numbers of students testing and reporting results to share their ideas on how to keep students testing. 

How can schools get involved with COP26 and climate change lessons?

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At COP26 the DfE will be hosting a number of events to discuss climate change and sustainability in education. If you aren’t attending the conference, make sure you subscribe to: The DfE YouTube Channel and The official COP26 YouTube Channel to livestream events or watch on demand.

Holiday Activities and Food (HAF): How the successful programme improved the mental health of vulnerable children

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Teacher and HAF coordinator Nick, talks us through how the summer camps they ran were able to build on the mental health and wellbeing of attendees just as much as their physical fitness.