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In today's ever-changing educational landscape, home education has become a practical choice for parents looking for a flexible and personalised approach to their children's learning journey. As they explore home ed, families discover the joys of bespoke education and self-directed learning. The shift away from the traditional school environment has liberated families from the daily grind of...

Plymouth Marjon University.

Plymouth Marjon University adds AI-powered Studiosity+ to its student support service

Plymouth Marjon University has adopted Studiosity’s new AI learning technology to give its students formative feedback on their written work within minutes, in a further enhancement to its well-established 24/7 study skills service.

Studiosity+ , which launched in February, provides fast, ethical and equitable delivery of academic writing feedback to all students, supporting...

Kidzone adds new outdoor facilities to welcome more preschoolers at Westbank

The thriving preschool within Westbank Community Health and Care’s centre at Exminster has added new outdoor play facilities with a view to welcoming more 2- to 4-year-olds from the local area.

The ‘Kidzone’ at Farmhouse Rise in Exminster already offered a large, bright room with an amazing view over the Exminster marshes towards Woodbury, providing high quality, individually tailored...

New careers programme to help primary school children dream big about their future

A new primary school careers programme is aiming to encourage more than 15,000 primary school pupils in Devon, Plymouth and Torbay to dream big about their future careers.

The Devon, Plymouth and Torbay Careers Hub is part of Start Small Dream Big - a new £2.6 million nationwide programme designed to help children from disadvantaged backgrounds to think about careers and gain an...

IMP Software, MAT finance software specialists.

Growth journey continues for IMP Software, as MAT finance experts prepare to celebrate fifth anniversary

IMP Software, market-leading specialists in budgeting, forecasting and reporting software for Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs), has reported another sensational year of growth as the firm prepares to celebrate its fifth anniversary next month.

The company, which has locations in Exeter and Peterborough, ended 2023 working with 370 MATs, including 57% of large trusts (MATs with 15+ schools)...

Planet Action Workshop - Castle Primary School in Tiverton

Planet & People CIC Launch Fundraiser to Support More Schools & Children with their Planet Action Workshops

Planet & People, a community interest company based in mid-Devon was founded in 2021 by teacher and environmentalist team, Bethia Stevenson-Paul and Jess Carter. Together they deliver fully funded Planet Action Workshops to schools throughout the county with the aim of motivating young people to value the natural world, make planet positive changes and enable schools to become beacons of...

Learn Devon launches its autumn programme

Learn Devon has launched its autumn programme of courses for adult learners. Devon County Council’s adult education provider is offering over 100 courses at locations across the county to support adult learners to develop their skills and gain essential qualifications. Learn Devon’s education programme is designed to be flexible and accessible, with a mixture of online and face-to-face...

IMP Software, MAT finance specialists.

Major new product launch for Exeter-based IMP Software

Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs) will be able to maximise educational success by ensuring the effective deployment of resources and design the best curriculum they can afford, following the launch of Exeter-based IMP Software’s new Integrated Curriculum Financial Planning (ICFP) product.

IMP ICFP enables data-driven conversations between financial and curriculum leadership, supported by...

Heart of the South West LEP welcomes two new board members

The Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has welcomed two new Board members for 2023.

The Heart of the South West LEP’s Board works to improve economic development and prosperity in the Heart of the South West area, which covers Devon, Somerset, Plymouth and Torbay, and deliver the area’s Local Industrial Strategy .

The Board also oversees the LEP’s...

New education sector insight report published by IMP Software

A new report commissioned by Exeter-based IMP Software has highlighted “very opposing views” among Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) leaders around centralising functions, GAG pooling and top slice mechanisms as trusts are directed to step up their efforts to expand.

The 2030 MAT Growth Challenge: Effective Strategies and Systems offers expert insight on how trusts can grow effectively to at...