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Mumbai school wins UK primary's global pitch

Mumbai school wins UK primary's global pitch

R M Podar team, L-R, Kalyanee Bhor (Grade 6), Sindhuja Suryanarayan (Grade 7), Kurian David (Grade 6), Mrs Avnita Bir (director-principal), Ms Varsha Bhambhani (resource associate), Avaanya Pandya (Grade 5) and Pranshu Jindal (Grade 6)

Learners from 20 countries joined Broadclyst Primary for an innovative global enterprise project 

You might think that a school that won $25,000 at a major international ‘pitch’ event might skip home and put the winnings towards a new building or project. Not this school.

Broadclyst Community Primary School in Devon turned its winning business enterprise project into a Microsoft Global Enterprise Challenge, complete with seed funding, for schools worldwide. And now it’s flying the Indian winners – one teacher and five children from R N Podar Primary, in Mumbai – to present at Microsoft's E2 education event in Seattle (April 28-May1).

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New Ufi fund a 'catalyst' for innovative learning

New Ufi fund a 'catalyst' for innovative learning

The Ufi Charitable Trust announces new funding to stimulate innovative services for adult learners
Do you have innovative ideas about how to use digital technologies for vocati...

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GeoCraft's 'Snowdon' scales classroom peaks

GeoCraft's 'Snowdon' scales classroom peaks

Educators are powering the popular 'Minecraft' game with Ordnance Survey open data
Those unfamiliar with the Minecraft phenomenon – there are a few – could be forgiven for thinki...

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Primary schools celebrate 'Barnet Run' success

Primary schools celebrate 'Barnet Run' success

Tony Parkin appreciates Barnet schools' practical and creative approach to computing

With the emphasis on creating and making in the new computing curriculum, many schools are ...

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Ulster students' hot performance with AppFurnace

Ulster students' hot performance with AppFurnace

Mountain bike app brings plaudits for Cookstown 13-year-olds, writes Sal McKeown
The school motto at Cookstown High School in Ulster is "Character through Knowledge", and their ne...

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