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  • Botley coding robot

    Simple ways to make teaching coding fun

    09 August 2021 By Learning Resources®

    In this blog, Learning Resources UK list some simple, fun ideas for teaching coding concepts.

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  • Firefighter PPE

    Decontamination – Firefighter control measures

    09 August 2021 By Laura Megson - Category Buyer for Emergency Services at YPO

    Firefighters are exposed to many challenging situations and working environments with the potential to have long-term effects on their health.

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  • Washing vegetables

    The importance of food hygiene in the kitchen

    02 August 2021 By James Blaxland, Business Development Executive – Drywite Ltd

    If the past year of the pandemic has taught us anything, the safety for our own health and wellbeing ranks right at the peak of our concerns.

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  • Children learning outdoors

    10 ideas to take learning outdoors on a budget

    21 July 2021 By Justine Lee, Communications and Fundraising Manager at Council for Learning Outside the Classroom

    Taking your learning outside the classroom is an easy way to motivate your class, engage them with a subject and help them be more active. It can help you achieve school priorities while also making learning fun and positively impact behaviour, learning, and attainment. But it can be hard knowing where or how to get started. Here are 10 cost-effective ways to take learning beyond the classroom:

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  • James Farrimond

    Meet the Buyer - James Farrimond

    21 July 2021 By James Farrimond - Category Buyer for Fleet at YPO

    James has recently joined YPO in June 2021 as the new Category Buyer for Fleet in the procurement services team.

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  • happy child

    Making friends with your feelings

    15 July 2021 By Cath Chell, Learn Well

    Recognising emotions and talking about them is an important skill to teach children; I think we would all agree? But it is not as easy as seeing a smiley face and saying ‘happy’...

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  • Colourful classroom

    How colour influences productivity in a classroom

    08 July 2021 By Sally Murphy – Director at Metroplan

    As we begin the shift back into the classroom and back to a life of routine, children must be braced with a mindset to learn amongst the exciting stimulation of reuniting with school friends and the hurly-burly of school life.

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  • Laura Megson  Assistant Category Buyer for Emergency Services at YPO

    Meet the Buyer - Laura Megson

    08 July 2021 By Laura Megson - Category Buyer for Emergency Services at YPO

    Laura Megson joined the YPO team four years ago and is now the Category Buyer for Emergency Services in the procurement services team.

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  • Remote working

    Seven ways COVID-19 changed our working future

    06 July 2021 By Jon Milton - Director at Comensura

    The pandemic has forced all organisations to embrace digital transformation, and in doing so created unprecedented levels of change in the way we work.

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  • nursery teacher

    A closer look at the revised EYFS

    22 June 2021 By Val Clarke, Segment Manager for Early Years & Nursery Practitioners (England) at Twinkl

    In this blog, our partner Twinkl talks you through the newly updated Development Matters Non-Statutory Curriculum Guidance for the Early Years Foundation Stage.

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