Monthly Archives March 2017

Early Bird Seminar Tickets: Everything You Need to Know.

If you weren't aware that our early bird seminar offer was ending in just two days (31st March) then where have you been!? We've made enough noise about it, and here's a final warning!  In two days the price for all of our seminars will double in price to £10 - and will remain that price until the event. If you've just heard the news, and want to know more about getting your hands on some of our seminar tickets, here's everything you'll need to know.When and where?The event as a whole will run from 9am - 5pm, Friday 13th
Read More

Comic Relief: Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

On Friday 24th March, The National Education Show team joined with our good friends at Ajuda Training to raise money for Comic Relief and celebrate Red Nose Day. Comic Relief have raised a phenomenal £73million which is distributed around the world's most disadvantaged areas and some of the poorest areas in the UK through social support, medicine and education among many other things. The National Education Show are proud to have helped raise funds for a brilliant cause.  ​Managing director, Dawn, chose the theme of "Mad Hatters Tea Party" (very suited to our office!) and the team chipped in our
Read More

Exhibitor Spotlight: School Cloud Systems introducing System Noson Rieni (Parents Evening System) in Welsh

Today's Exhibitor Spotlight features School Cloud Systems, who would like to introduce their new Welsh based product, System Noson Rieni, designed to make Parents evenings run smoothly. They'll be at stand 20 in October.  School Cloud System Stand 20@schoolcloudsyswww.parentseveningsystem.co.uk We’re very excited to announce that Parents Evening System can now be used by parents natively in their Welsh language.The Parents Evening System is the market leading online appointment booking software that allows parents to book online to see their child's teachers at the parents' evening. It's loved by parents and trusted by over 1800 schools worldwide to manage millions of
Read More

Exhibitor Spotlight: Lightbulb Education Solutions on Tackling Mental Health Struggles

Lightbulb Education Solutionsinfo@lightbulbeducationsolutions.com@LightbulbESStand 22​"One in four people has a mental disorder at some point in their life, with an annual cost of £105bn."(The Department of Health)"Young people are affected disproportionately with more than 50% of mental health problems starting by the age of 14 and 75% by the age of 18."(BBC News) The positive teaching and training services from Lightbulb Education Solutions focus on developing knowledge, skills and attributes of wellbeing that are key to the PSHE curriculum and student wellbeing programmes.Our courses and activities are designed to give young people a solution focused toolkit to deal with personal issues
Read More

Exhibitor Spotlight: Upbeat Music & Arts Service

Sometimes it can be a struggle to come up with ways to re-energise your class and bring fresh ideas to the school day.  Looking for something a little different to add some excitement to your classroom? Or even to lift the mood at conferences or teacher training days? Upbeat Music and Arts aim to bring a spark to your lessons through their musically charged sessions. You’ll find them at stand 128!​ Upbeat Music and Arts ServicesStand 12801633 860884info@upbeatmusicandarts.co.uk@upbeatwales​ Opening eyes and minds to new possibilities and discovering hidden abilities and talent…Upbeat Music and Arts Service is based in South Wales and will
Read More

Exhibitor Spotlight: Computeam

Computeam will be joining us in October bringing the Classrooms of Tomorrow to you today! If you’re looking for dedicated and effective IT support and services for your school from an industry leader, go along to stands 115, 116 and 117 to see what Computeam can offer your establishment and check out a selection of their partner products.Computeam supplies bespoke ICT solutions to schools, colleges and universities across the country with offices in Manchester, Taunton, Bristol and Liverpool. Whether its Internet Connectivity, VoiP , curriculum advice, hardware sales, or CPD Training, Computeam can be your partner of choice.We take the
Read More

Exhibitor Spotlight: Go4Schools

Today's Exhibitor Spotlight features Go4Schools... Go4SchoolsStand 7701223 967 556GO 4 Schools supports whole-school improvement by helping your staff, students and parents make informed decisions. Collecting and sharing attendance, behaviour and assessment data in real-time is far more powerful than occasionally collecting summative data, unlocking huge benefits for schools. GO 4 Schools brings time and money savings.As they describe it quite simply: “The GO 4 Schools core functionality unites information from your MIS and any GO 4 Schools modules that you are using into a powerful, incredibly easy-to-use system – online, 24/7. It provides teachers, middle leaders, the SLT and students
Read More

International Women’s Day – The Women Behind The National Education Show

Today is International Women’s Day; a day where the successes and strengths of women are celebrated throughout the world. It’s also a day when people have a time to reflect on how far women have come socially – from having completely different social expectations to men, to becoming their competitors in the business world. This year’s theme is #BeBoldForAChange, encouraging women to step out of their comfort zone and make a change in the world. In the National Education Show office, we have plenty of examples of that! The two organisers of the show, Dawn Evans and Nicola S Morgan,
Read More

Exhibitor Spotlight: Texthelp

Now that our speaker spotlights are well underway, we’d better start to introduce our exhibitors, too! At stand 85 , Texthelp will be exhibiting their products for you to take a look at and have a chat to them about how their product could benefit your establishment. Texthelpinfo@texthelp.com(0)28 9442 8105Texhelp’s goals are quite simple; for everyone to have the chance to communicate through reading and writing despite any dispositions they may have. In a statement on their website, they say:“At Texthelp we believe that absolutely everyone deserves the opportunity to reach their full potential - at school, in the workplace
Read More

The Importance of Reading – World Book Day

With the way people communicate with each other becoming increasingly more video-based, the art of reading is becoming rarer by the day. In a time when seven year olds can re-program an iPad, but are stumped by three syllable words, it’s a breath of fresh air to see that World Book Day continues to encourage young people to read for enjoyment. Getting children into the habit of reading every single day is crucial. After all, learning to read independently from as early as possible has huge benefits for their futures.Practicality All of our most important life instructions are communicated through
Read More