European Commission asks lecturer to train judges on enforcing war crimes

University lecturer asked by The European Commission to train judges and prosecutors on enforcing war crimes legislation. Triestino Mariniello, a Senior Lecturer in Law at Edge Hill University, has been asked by the European Commission to help enforce international and domestic war crimes legislation. As a former barrister and expert in international criminal and humanitarian […]

Every Child Counts

Project helps children make 15 months progress in Maths in three months

Edge Hill University’s Every Child Counts programme which helps the lowest achieving children boost their mathematical attainment is being rolled out in Norway. Over the last two years Every Child Count’s 1stClass@Number intervention, a fun Post Office themed resource to help five to seven-year-old children in the bottom 20% of attainment, has been used in […]

Young offenders in the North West set to benefit from new partnership

Young offenders across the North West are set to benefit from a ground-breaking new partnership between one of the country’s largest youth offending services and a top University. Cheshire Youth Justice Services (incorporating Cheshire East, Cheshire West, Halton and Warrington) has joined forces with Edge Hill University to forge an exciting new partnership. Bringing together […]

Flexi time for The Label on Record Store Day

The Label Recordings, Edge Hill University’s record label, showed its support for local, independent record shops by releasing two limited edition flexis for this year’s international Record Store Day on 22 April.

Vice-Chancellor argues 10 changes to secure the teaching profession

John Cater, Vice-Chancellor of Edge Hill University, has argued the need for changes to both training and teaching to make it a more secure, reliable and attractive profession. In a report published and launched today (Thurs 27 April) by the Higher Education Policy Institute, John suggests 10 changes to increase the supply of well-trained teachers […]

An education rooted in the outdoors

Millbrook Primary in Stalybridge is a Forest School, one of a small but growing number of schools with a focus on outdoor learning, a concept which was founded and popularised in Scandinavia, and introduced to the UK in the 1990s.