Faculty of Education

The robots have risen!

A group of North West primary school children have programmed the world’s first ever ‘Robot Rebel Rant’ in response to criticism around robots taking the jobs of ‘real people’ and calls from the likes of Bill Gates for them to be taxed.

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

Every Child Counts

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 […]

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.