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School life

Tech turnaround

CASE STUDY: The Manor Academy, Nottinghamshire installs a new MIS to monitor performance data

Technology

To BYOD or not to BYOD...

Jessica Figueras, Chief Analyst at Kable, poses the question about own devices in schools and ...

Technology

How to make schools mobile ready

Lessons from the classroom by Rupert Mills, Managing Director of Krome  

Technology

Huge returns from investment in e-learning

Andy Richardson, CEO, Dynistics on how online learning highlights the need for dashboard techn...

Technology

Beating the cyber bullies

We ask the roundtable: How do we keep kids safe from online bullying?

People, policy, politics

Book corner: Rethinking Education

The latest in the NoNonsense book series questions the concept of knowledge and the 'commodifi...

Teaching

Smart collaboration with parents

Craig Ring at Rooks Heath College offers advice for working with parents on exam revision

Technology

Moving on from ICT

Simon Moyle looks at how to use technology to teach other core subjects

Facilities & buildings

Building school environments for the future

With rapid expansion and limited space top concerns for schools, John Mayes explores the press...

Technology

From chalkboard to iPad

Chris Neath looks at the process of transitioning to a digital classroom

Facilities & buildings

Summer holiday security advice

When school ceases for the summer, security diligence should not, says Dr Steffan George from ...

People, policy, politics

MAT mythbusting

Annabel Kay makes the case for how multi-academy trusts can support small, rural primary schoo...

Health & wellbeing

A champion for wellbeing

Amid growing concern over student mental health, Southfield School has brought a doctor on boa...

Teaching

Why SATS should be replaced with performing arts classes

As schools recover from SATs week, Sophie Boyce says drama training is a more effective use of...

Sustainability

Shifting the shortage

Martin Grey says we need to address the STEM skills shortage to build the green economy

Technology

Ebooks: telling a positive story

Electronic courseware holds great potential to reach the reluctant learner, says Neil Georgeso...

Teaching

The real impact of SATs

Paul Brockwell from PBR Education asks, are we putting too much pressure on pupils?

People, policy, politics

Hard road ahead

James Croft considers the future implications of the white paper for the academy sector

Law, finance, HR

'Coasting' academies - it's a funny old game

Phil Reynolds looks at the impact of the Education and Adoption Bill on academies

Law, finance, HR

Academies: putting schools back in control of their budgets

Paul Haines says that by embracing the coming changes, schools will hold the spending power

Law, finance, HR

On the board

Lower teaching costs and paid 'supergovernors' are among the financial implications of the swi...

Teaching

Write now - literacy skills in the classroom

Melanie Harwood says good handwriting has never been so important

Teaching

Hands-on tasks + engagement = successful maths

Jessica Clifton from LEGO Education discusses how we can establish an enthusiasm towards maths...

Technology

Closing the digital skills gap

The BBC micro:bit is inspiring the generation of tech pioneers to help bridge the digital skil...

Technology

Health and safety: The key to the digital classroom

With electronics a big part of the classroom, Chris Neath looks at ways to create a culture of...

Health & wellbeing

Be UV aware

Paul Jakeaway looks at how schools can minimise the risk of skin cancer

Sustainability

Calling on next generation to safeguard energy

Dr Stephen Breslin, chief executive of Glasgow Science Centre, reflects on the need for contin...

Technology

Academy self-improvement: experience that counts

Online self-assessment and improvement planning software can help MATs collaborate more effect...

Technology

Top tips on using technology for student engagement

Janice Prandstatter, Promethean Teaching and Learning Consultant, explains her top five tips f...

Technology

Mind the gap

Proven strategies for improving the performance of pupil premium students

Teaching

When data is king and Ofsted is the king maker

Sam Blyth from Canvas reports on how teachers can make an evidence-led system work for them

Health & wellbeing

Teaching the hand hygiene curriculum

Paul Jakeway discusses a strategy for preventing unnecessary illness in school by educating pu...

Technology

The digital generation

ROUNDTABLE: How do we go about closing the new 'digital divide' between students and their tea...

Technology

Overcoming the edtech obstacles

Purchasing and implementing new educational technology can be more of a hurdle than it seems, ...

Technology

Supporting STEM during summer

Karen Baynes looks at how activity day camps can inspire the next generation of STEM professio...

Technology

From Scratch to Python

There is an obvious gap between simplified programming environments and the more complicated t...

Technology

Is mobile technology changing the way teachers work?

Tablet devices are used in a growing number of schools. Julie Booth asks if mobile tech could ...

Technology

A problem shared

The ICT and education industry need to work together to make sure best practice is easily shar...

Technology

Reading into it

Innova Design Solutions say bookless libraries could sweep education within a generation

Technology

From page to screen

Bridging the gap between traditional and digital handwriting in a learning environment