Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:01:00 +0100
William Clarence Education announces new partnership with educational guardianship organisation, AEGIS
The leading UK education consultancy announced the collaboration this week, and offered new guidance to parents of international children studying in the UK.The majority of UK schools require international students to have a UK-based educational guardian. Stephen Spriggs, Managing Director of William Clarence Education, stressed this week the importance of appointing an accredited guardian from a reputable organisation, while assuring parents that the process of finding one is more straightforward than they might think, when...
Wed, 07 Mar 2018 10:32:00 +0100
Miniila app for young migrants and refugees launched today to help the alarming number of children going missing and travelling alone through Europe
Software company trellyz, creator of RefAid, partners with Missing Children Europe to create the Miniila appLondon UK. 11 April 2018 – 250,000 children are reported missing every year in the EU, which equates to 1 child every 2 minutes. Between 2014 and 2017 the equivalent of 60 school classes of children went missing in Sweden (1,736). In Italy where many start their journey through Europe 5,828 went missing, and in Germany there were 8,991 (867...
Fri, 22 Dec 2017 11:56:00 +0100
Schools aren't doing enough to prepare children for modern collaborative working finds UC EXPO study
UC EXPO study finds 55% of Brits see education system as one of the major blockades in enabling collaboration in the workplaceLONDON, UK. 07 March – New research from UC EXPO, Europe’s largest unified communications & collaboration (UC&C) event, has found that 56% of working Brits don’t think the current school curriculum does enough to provide students with the collaboration skills they need for modern working. The results come at a time when collaboration is...
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:48:00 +0100
Nokia phones survey says putting your phone down this Christmas is the best gift for your loved ones
We’d pay, on average,
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:32:00 +0100
Travelex reveals nearly 60% of UK consumers want a marketplace from their bank as finance fatigue kicks in
50% increase in fintech accounts held over the last 10 years versus 11% for current accounts from traditional banks 42% of consumers are frustrated with managing multiple accounts with over half considering closing accounts as a result 59% want their bank to consolidate accounts into a single marketplace, only 18% wanted a tech company to deliver this London 6th December 2017 – Travelex Currency Solutions today released the findings from its new report The Race...
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:40:00 +0100
Confirmit supports youth Market Research at Ungdomsbarometern
Confirmit Horizons platform delivers capabilities and stability needed for large-scale, engaging millennial researchLondon, UK and Oslo, Norway and New York, NY: 23 November 2017: Specialist youth Market Research agency Ungdomsbarometern has selected the Confirmit Horizons platform to support all its data collection activities across the Nordic region. The Swedish-based agency conducts large-scale research programmes for consumer brands, non-government organisations, associations and media houses. It is unique in its approach to capturing feedback from the youth...
Wed, 27 Sep 2017 09:30:00 +0100
Six inspiring students awarded the Pershing Square Scholarship at the University of Oxford
Since 2014 the Pershing Square Foundation has collaborated with Sa
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:38:00 +0100
How To Transform Your Teenagers’ Career Prospects
‘INSPiRED Teenager’ - from the UK’s Top Careers Advisor - Offers an Online Toolkit For Savvy Parents To Max Their Teenagers’ Prospects A new online resource will enable parents to transform their own teenagers’ academic and vocational career prospects. The ‘INSPiRED Teenager’ programme is an eight-part video-based career coaching toolkit complete with a set of accompanying eBooks. Developed by Carolyn Parry, the CDI’s Career Coach of the Year, the self-paced kit equips parents with all...
Wed, 12 Jul 2017 15:12:00 +0100
50% of iPhone users and 14% of Samsung users want new iPhone X says new poll
Current iPhone users rate increased battery life (70%) and fast charging technology (47%) as top features 50 per cent of existing UK iPhone users say they want the new Apple iPhone X according to a consumer survey conducted immediately after news of the product was released last night (12.09.17). A further 39% want “to find out more first”. “This represents a resoundingly successful launch”, said Guy Potter, Head of Research at MaruUsurv. Amongst current Samsung...
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:46:00 +0100
Teen Entrepreneur Raises 50k To Launch 'Young Professionals UK' Platform
19 Year old partners with FTSE 100 companies to solve UK careers crisisTonight over 100 directors and business leaders gather in London for the launch of a new platform and app, Young Professionals UK, created by Dan Miller, an award-winning 19 year old entrepreneur from Derby. Miller started Young Professionals UK in 2015 to help bridge the gap between young people and potential employers. Miller, who suffers from dyslexia, came up with the idea for...
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:01:00 +0100
‘Super Millennial’ Jack Parsons Crowned Young Digital Leader 2017
Jack Parsons, the 23 year old CEO of yourfeed, has been awarded Young Digital Leader of the Year award at a prestigious ceremony in London’s St Pancras Renaissance Hotel by Digital Leaders 100.The judging panel was made up of esteemed digital veterans including Maggie Philbin from TeenTech, Accenture’s Emma McMuigan, Chris Yui from Uber and Jacqueline de Rojas from techUK. The winners are selected from a 50% public vote and 50% judges vote. Jack was...
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:05:00 +0100
Give the gift of coding to kids this Christmas with UBTECH Robotics’ Jimu Kits
Play-learning with UBTECH Robotics’ Jimu robots teaches key coding skills to (big) kids of all ages, from 5 to 105!Parents want to know more about how to teach kids coding skills at homeOver two-thirds (68%) of parents think kids know more about tech than adultsOnly 18% of parents know schools are required by law to teach coding to all ages9% think that robots will soon replace footballers and teachers!Robots are amongst the best ways of...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:00:00 +0100
Real life is not enough: New Purple survey reveals how majority of people are online when out in bars and restaurants
November 21, 2016: Intelligent spaces company Purple surveyed over 1,000 people about how they use WiFi in bars and restaurants. The results show that, for the majority, using WiFi is an essential part of their social experiences. If it’s available, over half (55%) say they sometimes use it, while 4 in 10 always log in. So why are we going online when we’re out for drinks and food? Purple’s survey reveals all:Top 7 Reasons for...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:33:00 +0100
NCS partners with Rant & Rave to capture feedback from the young people it serves
Warwickshire, 24th October 2016. National Citizen Service (NCS) has partnered with customer engagement specialists Rant & Rave to collect real-time feedback from the young people undertaking its four-week summer programme.NCS is a youth development programme available to 15-17 year-olds in England and Northern Ireland. On NCS, participants embark on exhilarating challenges, meet amazing people from different backgrounds and build skills employers value: confidence, leadership and communication. More than 275,000 individuals have already taken part in...
The Future of STEM – It's All About Changing Education
Innovation within technology and engineering is a key driver of economic growth in the UK, though the well-documented skills gap in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) is an ongoing concern for government, business leaders and educators alike.In addition to impacting the rate of economic recovery, the STEM skills gap is equally a very real problem for school pupils, university students and parents, as our young people look to equip themselves with the skills, knowledge and...
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