Top Ten: Educational Apps for iPads

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Last week it was interesting to see this video clip from the BBC highlighting the tech-savvy story of The Essa Academy in Bolton, a place that’s taken a huge step towards creating a ‘bookless school’. Every student and member of staff has been issued an iPad and all school work is carried out the little... Read more »

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New DBS checks replace CRB’s – a summary of the changes

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It was highly publicised child murder and abuse cases such as the murder of two pupils, Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman by a school caretaker that led to the establishment and development of the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB), covering England and Wales. Similar arrangements were set up in Scotland (Disclosure Scotland) and Northern Ireland (Access Northern... Read more »

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