Renaissance Blog

Our favourite non-fiction of 2018-19

By Kerry McGuire, Assistant Editor

Looking for some non-fiction inspiration? Look no further. We’ve picked our favourite non-fiction that we quizzed in the 2018-19 academic year.

Guest Blog: Cathy Williams shares more of her story

By Cathy Williams, Director of Teaching and Learning

Part two of our guest blog from Cathy Williams, Director of Teaching and Learning at Schoolsworks MAT, as she continues the story of her trust-wide assessment journey.

Guest Blog: Cathy Williams, Director of Teaching and Learning, Schoolsworks MAT

By Cathy Williams, Director of Teaching and Learning

In this guest blog, Cathy shares her experiences as Director of Teaching and Learning at Schoolsworks and offers some advice to other MATs who might be facing similar challenges when addressing school assessment.

NEWS RELEASE: World-leading education technology firm Renaissance Learning launches in China

By Renaissance UK,

Our launch in China comes after three years spent understanding what would work best for Chinese customers and how to adapt products to best suit the Chinese education system. Read about our success in China so far, and what we plan on doing going forward.

Renaissance goes back to school!

By Alex Halcoussis, Editorial Assistant

With kids across the country starting or returning to school this week, here at Renaissance we thought we’d take a look back at some of the books we loved as children – and dig up our old school photos!

Bookbuzz 2019 quizzes are here!

By Lee Burkwood,

Summer holidays are over. While that’s always sad, there’s plenty to look forward to in the new school year. First up: new Bookbuzz books!

“On my retirement from Glebe School…”

By Ruth Atkinson, Marketing Assistant

Kim Bisson, an ex-school librarian and teaching assistant, was about to retire and had something to say to us before she left…

Who’s afraid of the big, bad, digital library?

Have you ever explored the idea of utilising a digital library? In this blog post, we’re exploring some of the benefits of a digital library and how these can help to overcome barriers that libraries are facing today.

Practical Tips for Perfect Assessment

At Renaissance, we attend and host a large number of events for Senior Leaders, Practitioners and Librarians that run throughout the academic year. Last month, however, we hosted our first seminar that looked specifically at ‘perfect assessment’!

A love letter to libraries – and librarians

By Ruth Atkinson, Marketing Assistant

Here at Renaissance, we love libraries, and we love librarians. Read about the benefits of school libraries, and why we should be working hard to save them!

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