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Blaenau Gwent Business Awards

We were shortlisted for the ‘Excellence in Innovation and Technology Award’, our entry shouted about the work that we do in the Eden Education Centre, that innovation is at the heart of what we do in response to a much-publicised skills gap in industry today. We aim to inspire the next generation of engineers, scientist or mathematicians to fill job vacancies in roles that may not even have existed yet and despite tough competition, we won!

WeDo | LEGO® Education

WeDo LEGO® Education WeDo is a fantastic, simple-to-use cross-curricular tool that enables students to learn, construct and then bring their models to life using an intuitive drag-and-drop software. The sessions are an ideal for primary classes and can be applied to...

StoryStarter | LEGO® Education

Story Starter LEGO® Education StoryStarter is the helping hand that kick-starts pupils’ creativity and boosts their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills at Key Stages 1 and 2.  Pupils work together to create and build stories with LEGO bricks and figures,...

More To Maths

More To Maths By using the familiar LEGO® brick coupled with real life understanding, your pupils will feel encouraged and motivated to think, write and speak freely about maths.  Through the activities, that are defined by the latest National Curriculum...

Simply Machines

The Simple Machines sessions are an excellent solution for introducing students to key simple machines concepts while building concepts such as gears, pulleys, levers, wheels and axels through observation, teamwork and communication skills. The students will discover basic physical science reasoning, prediction and critical thinking.

Tech Machines

Tech Machines is designed to develop fine motor skills and for exploring machines and engineering skills. An ideal introduction to science and technology, this includes screwdrivers and integrated screws, as well as lots of versatile elements such as reels, hooks and scoops. The session encourages thinking, communication and listening skills.

Inspire

How do we prepare the children in the classrooms today for the world of work tomorrow? A study published in 2013 asking children what they want to be when they are older revealed that the top answer was to be a doctor (9%) closely followed by teacher and footballer...

Engage

Winston Churchill is once believed to have said, “I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught”. Many of us could echo this comment, to have knowledge brings innumerous benefits and opportunities but the acquiring of that knowledge can often...

Create

Hands-on learning The effectiveness of hands-on learning, for example through construction, has been well documented for many years. Today neuroscience is able to document even more precisely how physical and active involvement in experiences stimulates the brain and...