Articles Tagged with the word ‘school’


/ Education, Youth

07 Sep 2015


With the majority of UK schools now back after the summer break, we round up our favourite stories highlighting some of the positive changes being made in education

(c) Phil Roeder

/ Education

07 Aug 2015


It may not be a big surprise to learn that children who learn philosophical thinking are more confident and patient, but new evidence shows that philosophy lessons can also improve reading and maths skills


/ Health

26 Feb 2014


A smartphone app, credited with encouraging more boys to seek help and easing the pressure on school nurses, has won a wider roll-out after a trial in Leicestershire

Meditating in class

/ Wellbeing

02 Oct 2012


Meditation before and after lessons is creating classroom success stories for a school in Lancashire


UK Schools Save British Fruit


, / Archive

07 Dec 2010


Children across the UK are establishing traditional orchards within their school grounds in partnership with their local communities


Travelling Library for African Schools


/ Youth

01 Nov 2010


A donkey and bicycle-drawn cart is delivering a library service to schools in Somalia, Sudan and Uganda


Cards with Perspective



21 Sep 2010


World's first Fairtrade photographic postcards offer a creative way out of poverty


Shropshire Schools Success in Artsmark Awards


Archive, Youth

11 Aug 2010


Shropshire schools are celebrating their success in the national Artsmark Award with 39 schools having received this special award.


Eco-Heroes Take Action for Nature



03 Mar 2010


Through their International Eco-Hero Awards scheme, Action For Natureis acknowledging the inspiring work of exceptional young people aroundthe world.


The Great Garden Tool Giveaway



01 Oct 2009


Wandsworth Prison is the unlikely venue for the Great Garden ToolGiveaway, organised by The Conservation Foundation's Tools Shed projectand HMP Wandsworth.


Seed Gathering Season



15 Sep 2009


Through this autumn festival The Tree Council aims to inspire everyone, particularly school children and families, to gather seeds, fruits and nuts and grow the trees of the future.


Climate Champions of the World



08 Sep 2009


As part of a global project, the British Council selected 20 young Europeans from France, Italy and Germany to go to a climate camp in July.


A Lifeline for the Local Economy



07 Sep 2009


For budding self-employed carpenters and builders in Malawi, the Mikolongwe vocational school is the place to go.


Lessons from the Hockerton Housing Project



30 Jun 2009



Climate Change Champions Leaf Up Local Landscape



15 Jun 2009


An initiative to teach pupils about the important role that trees play within the environment, has seen 14 schools from Stoke-on-Trent give their local landscape a green makeover.


Global Education …in a Box



11 Mar 2009


The Global Education Box has been designed to develop a school programme that promotes Global Citizenship.


Art for the Sky



09 Mar 2009


Art for the Sky' is a unique, large group, team-building experience for schools, communities, events and festivals.


Green Projects Competition



31 Dec 2008


Children's magazine Discovery Box is launching its Green Projects Competition, Lets Act Together to Protect Nature, for 2009


Avery's Bright Idea



30 Nov 2008


For most people, tackling an issue as big global warming could be seenas quite a daunting challenge. However, the sheer scale of the task didnot perturb Avery Hairston, a 16-year-old schoolboy from New York.


Young Ambassadors Being The Change


Archive, Youth

28 Nov 2008


Peace Child International is helping to empower young people to be the change they want to see in the world'.