July 27, 2016 by Jocy Levy

Helping children to use social media safely

Social media is one of the most popular developments in technology among young people today; to say it’s a powerful tool is an understatement. However, like anything, it does not come without challenges and potential pitfalls. In light of this, ensuring that children present themselves in a safe and sensible manner whilst online is crucial.

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Filed Under: child safety

July 23, 2016 by Jocy Levy

The power of the parent voice!

As schools face more changes, with increasing pressures and demands and tighter budgets, it’s extremely important for school leaders to engage effectively with parents and other stakeholders to build a cohesive network of support.

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Filed Under: parental engagement,

July 18, 2016 by Jocy Levy

Family fun: Top summer holiday activities across the UK

With so many weeks to keep the kids entertained, the summer holidays can be an expensive time for parents, carers and relatives. In this growing digital era, there is an additional challenge; tearing children away from their iPads and games consoles, which are increasingly glued to the palms of their hands 

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July 12, 2016 by Jocy Levy

Involving parents in their children’s education improves achievement

  

Christina Preston, founder of the MirandaNet Fellowship,   guest blogs today, exploring how involving parents in their children’s   education improves their school attainment. Christina is an Education Researcher and Professor, focusing on using ICT and digital innovations to enrich both teaching and learning.

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Filed Under: parental engagement,