CfEE Forum round table, 13th February 2018 | admin

The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a major cross-national study of 15-year-olds’ academic skills run by the OECD. The Programme has increasingly come to dominate education-policy discussions worldwide since it was first carried out in 2000. In recent years, policymakers have come to benchmark the success or otherwise of their policies by the changes in PISA performance over time. Yet there are many challenges to measuring trends using large-scale international assessments such as PISA. For example, administration and analysis procedures can change between survey…

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New Directors at fairandfunky CIC – Welcome Hannah Tombling | admin

As fairandfunky embark on the next 5 years (and more!) of empowering people to take their own little steps to change the world we are thrilled to be joined by a team of new directors – ready to challenge us, work with us, grow with us and help move forward many of our fairandfunky ambitions to change the world. This week we welcome one new director, Hannah Tombling, to the guest blog:

 

“Lists … I like lists…they make me feel like I am slightly organised (!) and I love ticking things off… I have lots of different lists… for work, for Brownies, for home, for the boys and now I can happily…

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Come On In to Fairtrade with Allegro Optical! | admin

To celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight we’re inviting friends, supporters and local businesses to share their ideas on how to #ComeOnIn to Fairtrade. Today we welcome Allegro Optical Opticians to the guest blog. We’re delighted that Allegro embrace Fairtrade where they can and have joined fairandfunky as a Conference Partner; enabling us to share Fairtrade goody bags with all delegates.

 

“As Opticians we focus on the bigger picture and were delighted when fairandfunky invited us to become a Conference Partner. At Allegro Optical Opticians we’re focused on providing the very best in ethical eye…

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Come On In to Fairtrade with Social Progress! | admin

To celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight we’re inviting friends, supporters and local businesses to share their ideas on how to #ComeOnIn to Fairtrade. Today we welcome Social Progress to the guest blog. We’re delighted that Social Progress embrace Fairtrade and have joined fairandfunky as a Conference Partner; enabling us to share Fairtrade goody bags with all delegates.

 

“Hello! We’re a team of 6 social media and creative specialists (Janet, Esther, Mel, Georgia, Rebecca & Lisa) here at Social Progress Ltd. We are a Social Media Consultancy based in the heart of lovely Honley. We’re…

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Come On In to Fairtrade with Suma Wholefoods! | admin

To celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight we’re inviting friends, supporters and local businesses to share their ideas on how to #ComeOnIn to Fairtrade. Today we welcome Suma Wholefoods to the guest blog. We’re delighted to work with Suma and collaborate on many Fairtrade projects with schools in Yorkshire. And again welcome them as our Conference Champion Sponsors for Fairtrade Fortnight 2018.

 

“It is here again, a time to celebrate all things Fairtrade and the positive actions we can take to help farmers and growers around the world.

 

Fairtrade Fortnight is a time to remind ourselves of…

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Come On In to Fairtrade with Koolskools! | admin

To celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight we’re inviting friends, supporters and local businesses to share their ideas on how to #ComeOnIn to Fairtrade. Today we welcome Koolskools to the guest blog. We’re delighted to work with Koolskools and collaborate on many Fairtrade projects with schools and again welcome them to our Secondary Schools Fairtrade Conference 2018.

 

“Koolskools are delighted to contribute to fairandfunky’s series of guest blogs for Fairtrade Fortnight 2018. The education side of the Koolskools business is really gaining momentum, in tandem with sales of our affordable…

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What are your experiences of supplement use in school sport? | admin

Experts have warned that PE teachers found selling pupils supplements ‘might encourage doping’. We want to hear your views and experiences

Teachers and rugby coaches are buying supplements in bulk and selling them to their students, according to new research.

Academics at Leeds Beckett University found that some teachers were selling student rugby players weight-gaining supplements because there is a drive to build muscle and use nutritional aids in the sport.

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