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International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day

Around 1 in 5 or 776 million adults worldwide can’t write their own name or read a line from a book (In the UK 1 in 6 people struggle with literacy). On 8th September each year the International Literacy Day encourages…

Back to School for teachers!

Back to School for teachers!

Ahhh, the crisp Autumn air, new shiny shoes and fresh new school books (or is it an ipad these days?) We all remember returning to school as children after the seemingly endless summer holidays with mixed emotions. Joy at catching up…

Remembering the International Slave Trade

Remembering the International Slave Trade

In this blog we have been talking to renowned historian and author S. I. Martin who tells us why it’s so important to keep on looking back as well as how to get children engaged in the subject of the…

Travelling to Mars at Camp Bestival

Travelling to Mars at Camp Bestival

Dancing dads, hula-hooping grannies, and mums juggling a much more colourful alternative to meal times and the school run – welcome to Camp Bestival 2015. Jam-packed with live music, performance, workshops and parades, it has been the best festival for…

We’re looking for new facilitators!

We’re looking for new facilitators!

At now>press>play, we’re looking for new facilitators to us run taster sessions in primary schools, train teachers and help us at conferences and events. If you want to be part of the now>press>play team and help make learning accessible for…