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About Walaa

Graduate in English Linguistics from UCL and Roehampton University, and a qualified teacher of English as a second language. Currently, Walaa manages a community Madrassah in a mosque in West London.

BETT 2017- Educational Technology for Auditory Learning

BETT show brings together the latest technology in Education. Below are a list of technology software, tools and ideas that were exhibited in 2017 aimed at supporting and facilitating Auditory learning. Auditory learning is a learning style in which learning takes place through listening and speaking. 1) Easi- Speak Record voices and sounds on the [...]

BETT 2017- Educational Technology for Kinesthetic Learning

BETT show brings together the latest technology in Education. Below are a list of technology software, tools and ideas that were exhibited in 2017 aimed at supporting and facilitating kinesthetic learning. Kinesthetic learning is a learning style where learning takes place by students doing something physically as opposed to listening or watching. 1) Farm to Fork [...]

BETT 2017- Educational Technology for Visual Learning

BETT show brings together the latest technology in Education. Below are a list of technology software, tools and ideas that were exhibited in 2017 aimed at supporting and facilitating Visual Learning. Though some ideas are geared towards the National Curriculum, the idea behind the technology or tool is intended to invite innovative thinking about how similar [...]

BETT 2017- Technology for Assessment, Results & Progress Management

BETT show brings together the latest technology in Education. Below are a list of technology software, tools and ideas that were exhibited in 2017 aimed at supporting and enhancing recording and tracking of pupils' assessment, results and progress: 1) Asset Tracker Asset Tracker provides assessment solutions for teachers and management. Features include: Achievement tracking (formative assessment) [...]

BETT 2017- Technology for Behaviour Management

BETT show brings together the latest technology in Education. Below are a list of technology software, tools and ideas that were exhibited in 2017 aimed at improving and managing Behaviour in the classroom: 1) Class Charts Motivates and rewards your pupils Award positive behaviour in two easy clicks Younger and older children versions Parents get [...]

BETT 2017- Technology for Administrative, Assessment & Management Tasks

BETT show brings together the latest technology in Education. Below are a list of technology software, tools and ideas that were exhibited in 2017 aimed at supporting and enhancing Administrative and Managerial tasks: 1) SAS Digital Creates a website for your institute. Turns your website into an outstanding App that can be accessed from any [...]

Safeguarding

The UK Government has defined the term ‘safeguarding children’ as: ‘The process of protecting children from abuse or neglect, preventing impairment of their health and development, and ensuring they are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care that enables children to have optimum life chances and enter adulthood successfully.’[1] Safeguarding [...]

Hanan Al-Hroub at BETT 2017

The first thing that softens your heart upon seeing Hanan Al-Hroub for the first time is the air of confidence and kindness that emanates from her posture and her expressions. The second thing is hearing her speak about a cause for which she strove and is still striving - bringing smiles to the innocent faces [...]

Madrassah.co.uk at BETT 2017

Every year, the British Educational Training and Technology (BETT) Show brings together the latest innovations in technology and showcases their use for classrooms and schools. It also offers a platform for education stakeholders to discuss, share and debate ideas and policies in education. This year Madrassah.co.uk had the pleasure of attending the show. The aim [...]

Four simple tips for setting better homework

Madrassah teachers often feel that Madrassah time is insufficient for a child to master a learning objective and emphasise the importance of revising at home and the need for homework, especially if the child is attending a few hours a week. However, we must consider a few things to ensure the effectiveness of the homework [...]