British Science Week 2020

British Science Week

  This week is British Science Week – is your school taking part? Promoted by the British Science Association, the week celebrates all sciences and their importance in our everyday lives. It provides an opportunity for people of all ages across the UK to take part in science, engineering and technology events and activities. The…
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March 10, 2020 0
World Book Day

World Book Day

  What are you doing to mark this year’s World Book Day? Each year the World Book Day initiative celebrates books, authors, stories and most importantly, reading. In the UK and Ireland, National Book Tokens are sent out so that children can find a book of their very own something to unlock the power of…
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March 3, 2020 0
Teaching Profession facing recruitment & retention challenges

Report on Teacher Shortages and Pay

  A report published today by The Education Policy Institute “Teacher shortages in England: analysis and pay options” investigates how teacher shortages and pay levels vary between schools in England. The research examines schools and subjects with the greatest teacher shortfalls, and whether schools with staffing pressures have been able to provide incentives to attract…
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March 2, 2020 0
NQT Employability Fair at Plymouth Marjons University

NQT Employability Fair – Plymouth Marjon University

  It was great to meet so many of you last Friday when Elementa exhibited and presented a seminar at Plymouth Marjon University’s highly successful NQT Employability Fair. Having been very well planned, the day was enthusiastically attended by many Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs). The NQT Employability Fair was very lively, which meant We were…
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February 14, 2020 0
Safer Internet Day 2020

Safer Internet Day 2020

  In 2020, Safer Internet Day in the UK is on the 11th February and will encourage young people to explore how they manage their online identity, and how the internet shapes how they think of themselves and others. Are young people free to be themselves online? New research by the UK Safer Internet Centre…
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February 11, 2020 0
Trainee teacher event Friday 7 February 2020

Elementa at Teaching event, Plymouth Marjon University

Elementa are eagerly looking forward to participating at the teaching event at Plymouth Marjon University tomorrow, Friday 7 February. During the day there will be Professional Skills workshops hosted by the university as well as the opportunity to have converations with those working within the education sector. Please come along and have a chat with…
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February 6, 2020 0
National Storytelling Week. What's your story

National Storytelling Week 2020

  Is your school celebrating National Storytelling Week from the 1st February to the 8th of February 2020? National Storytelling Week takes place each year in all sorts of locations including schools, museums, theatres, storytelling clubs, and care homes. Irrespective of where the events take place, the chosen stories are then enthusiastically told by the…
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February 1, 2020 0
Teaching Event University of Gloucestershire

Teaching Fair – University of Gloucestershire

  The Elementa team enjoyed a great day getting involved with the Education & Teaching Fair at the University of Gloucestershire last Tuesday. We enjoyed lots of engaging conversations with those looking to become the teachers of tomorrow as well as with members of the University staff. Elementa offers talks and guidance for soon-to-be teachers,…
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January 23, 2020 0
Sugar Awareness Week 2020

Sugar Awareness Week

  Today is the first day of this year’s Sugar Awareness Week, running from 20th to 26th January 2020. It provides an opportunity to reflect on how the government and food industry are progressing as well as consider the future of sugar and calorie reduction and its place in the government’s Childhood Obesity Plan. This…
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January 20, 2020 0
Big Schools’ Bird Watch

Big Schools’ Birdwatch 2020

  Are you and your school joining in the 2020 Big Schools’ Birdwatch? This year’s Birdwatch has just got underway, running from the 6th January – 21st February and is a great educational activity that gets school classes closer to nature. Every year, schools from across the UK take part with their classes. There’s plenty…
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January 7, 2020 0