News archive from 13 May 2014, page 14

The key to successful language learning in schools? It's all about the culture

The key to successful language learning in schools? It's all about the culture

The combination of technology and language learning apps has enabled Harrogate Grammar School to personalise learning. Photograph: Tim Hardy/Harrogate Grammar School.it. Harrogate Grammar School (HGS), a non-selective academy, was selected in 2011 as...

Guardian, 07:06 in Learning
 
How can teachers introduce forest school principles to their curriculum?

How can teachers introduce forest school principles to their curriculum?

Forest school isn't a badge or a place, but a philosophy where students work outside to build creativity and confidence. Photograph: Frank Baron for the Guardian On the wooded edge of an Essex field on a bright spring morning, a group of three- and...

Guardian, 07:06 in Learning
 

BAE Systems completes the manufacture of 150th F-35

Aerospace giant BAE Systems has completed the manufacture of the 150th F-35 rear fuselage and tail set at its military aircraft factory in Samlesbury, Lancashire. The 150th aircraft set, known as AF070, is a Conventional Take Off and Landing variant...

 

If doctors fear being sued, taking away that fear might help patients

Take these. They might work. Just don't write about me in the BMJ, please. Photograph: Alamy You're sitting in the chair at the GP's surgery, or perhaps you're lying in a bed in the intensive care unit, and the doctor looks into your eyes, or holds...

 
BlackBerry launches low-cost phone for Indonesia

BlackBerry launches low-cost phone for Indonesia

BlackBerry has launched a new low-cost phone "exclusively for Indonesia", one of the few markets where it is still a key player. The BlackBerry Z3, Jakarta Edition will go on sale from 15 May for 2,199,000 Indonesia rupiah ($191; £113). It...

BBC, 07:09 in Business
 

Public 'Expects' To See Election TV Debates

A House of Lords committee has urged politicians and broadcasters to ensure that television election debates happen in 2015, as they did five years before. According to the Communications Committee of the Lords, the public wants and expects to see the...

 
Award win for teachers’ chair firm

Award win for teachers’ chair firm

A Smalley firm has scooped a prestigious Education Resources Award. Jolly Back makes chairs for teachers and was founded by Lorna Taylor, a paediatric physiotherapist who has provided back care education to schools and nurseries. The judges said:...

 
Derby teacher banned for life for kissing and flirting with pupil

Derby teacher banned for life for kissing and flirting with pupil

A TEACHER has been banned from the classroom for life after flirting with and kissing a pupil at his Derby secondary school. Leigh White, 28, admitted having an inappropriate relationship with the pupil when he was a maths teacher at Merrill Academy...

 
Award win for teachers’ chair firm

Award win for teachers’ chair firm

A Smalley firm has scooped a prestigious Education Resources Award. Jolly Back makes chairs for teachers and was founded by Lorna Taylor, a paediatric physiotherapist who has provided back care education to schools and nurseries. The judges said:...

 
Construction work begins on 25 new homes in Scunthorpe & Haxey

Construction work begins on 25 new homes in Scunthorpe & Haxey

Building work has begun on 25 new affordable homes in Scunthorpe and Haxey. North Lincolnshire Homes is developing the two-bedroom properties which will be available to rent in just over a year's time. Thirteen bungalows are being built on Blackmoor...

 
Heath: Inspiring networks are leading the way

Heath: Inspiring networks are leading the way

PEOPLE are living longer than ever. Advances in treatment, medical care and the increasing emphasis means illnesses which once may have been fatal can now be survived, or avoided. Now, almost one in five people will reach their 100th birthday. This is...

 
Asbestos led to death of former resort welder

Asbestos led to death of former resort welder

A Blackpool man died as a result of years of exposure to asbestos, an inquest heard. Coroner Alan Wilson was told 70-year-old Roy Garnham’s death was caused by decades as a metal welder, where he often worked with the fatal material. An inquest was...

 

Nottingham gearing up to launch first car club

NOTTINGHAM'S first-ever car club, allowing drivers to hire vehicles by the hour, will be launched this week. A fleet of eight cars will be introduced on Thursday by City Car Club - available to rent at short notice - and Nottingham City Council will...

 
Nottingham hospital cleaner took cancer patient's mobile phone

Nottingham hospital cleaner took cancer patient's mobile phone

HOSPITAL cleaner Roy Tomlinson has been ordered to pay compensation to replace a mobile phone he stole from a cancer patient. Tomlinson must find £349.99 to give to Nathan Read, who lost his phone when he was sitting on a bench at Nottingham City...

 
Brothers back in the saddle for second charity ride

Brothers back in the saddle for second charity ride

THREE brothers are embarking on a gruelling mountain bike ride for a second time - despite suffering a raft of injuries on their last attempt. Ian Hall, 37, Gareth Hall, 34, and Scott Hall, 31, from Calverton, will be raising money for Help for Heroes...

 


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