On 21 October, the DfE published a consultation on far-reaching measures that will result in more schools being forced to convert to academy status. They are also consulting on a definition for 'coasting' schools. We explore what this means for schools and how they might be impacted.
Get Set for Community Action is a brand new programme, brought to you by Get Set. It's an exciting opportunity for thousands of 14-19 year olds from across the UK to build relationships with their local community in the run-up to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Global Goals campaign and UNICEF have just launched The World's Largest Lesson, an initiative to teach children in over 100 countries about the new Sustainable Development Goals that will be adopted by the UN General Assembly later this month. EdComs is delighted to have played a part to help make this happen.
BP has launched the Ultimate STEM Challenge, a competition in partnership with the Science Museum and STEMNET. This year, students aged 11-14 across the UK are being challenged to use their STEM skills to develop energy efficient solutions to real-world challenges and compete for some exciting prizes! Deadline for submissions is 15 January 2016.