Subscribe to our free fortnightly newsletter and stay ahead with the latest news in edtech

Blogs

Teaching

Leveraging technology to improve learning

Cheryl Pennington, Assistant Principal, Reading College (Part of Activate Learning) looks at b...

Facilities & buildings

Keep it clean!

Chris Parkes explains the importance of ensuring that hygiene standards are maintained at the ...

Law, finance, HR

Beat the fraudsters

Ian Buss from Lloyds Bank Commercial discusses how academies could be vulnerable to fraud and ...

School life

Do academies really need marketing?

Tyler Lawrence from Drapers' Multi-Academy Trust runs us through the issues...

Technology

On the brink of a classroom revolution

Are we on the verge of losing traditional classroom learning asks Dr Kevin Burden at Hull Univ...

People, policy, politics

Cast your votes for a bright HE future?

University Business Managing Editor Hannah Oakman hopes for a strong outcome for HE in the up-...

Technology

Sex, lies and teenage tapes

New report shows an increasing amount of so-called adult content is actually being produced by...

Technology

My top five coding apps for kids

Teacher and blogger Gemma Sharland looks at her top five coding apps for children in the class...

Catering & hospitality

Insight from the experts part 7

Sue Parfett of the Brookwood Partnership explains the relationship between sugar, nutrition an...

Facilities & buildings

Planning for asbestos

Paul Phillips describes how to go about managing asbestos in schools prior to embarking on a m...

Technology

Reaping the rewards of an effective school website

Five tips on how you can ensure your school website complies with DfE and Ofsted requirements

Law, finance, HR

The role of the local governing body

Chloe Brunton, Partner at education law firm Veale Wasbrough Vizards, looks at the role of loc...

Facilities & buildings

A clean bill of health

Emma Gilroy asks if we underestimate the importance of the link between hygiene and education ...

People, policy, politics

Children need grit and resilience to survive

We don't just need a generation of box tickers, says Charlie Rigby, Founder of the Challenger ...

Law, finance, HR

Budgeting focus is wake up call for cash-strapped academies

Mike Giddings from Clement Keys considers the funding options for schools ahead of the next ac...

Facilities & buildings

You can't beat a carpet

Specifying carpet for school floors can help to provide a positive learning environment, says ...

Sustainability

Team Green

Stephen Green, from Ringmer Community College and Sixth Form, discusses effect of academy's de...

Sustainability

Taking a comprehensive approach

Alexandra Hammond looks at how energy performance contracts can help schools implement energy-...

Law, finance, HR

Childcare disqualification - the latest

Simon Bevan looks at the newly updated guidance made available to schools about the government...

Facilities & buildings

The science of style

Melanie Laing picks out the latest trends in science lab furniture and considers the future fo...

People, policy, politics

How will the main parties provide jobs for young people?

Jim Hillage, Director of Research at the Institute for Employment Studies, looks behind the pa...

Facilities & buildings

Making it personal

The designers of educational spaces can take on lessons already learnt in the workplace, says ...

Sustainability

Getting the green light

Kevin Cox has five tips for schools looking to secure funding for energy-saving upgrades to th...

Technology

Safety net

Clive Turner at Groupcall examines child e-safety concerns, and explores the role parental eng...

Teaching

The secret of success

... may by losing, at least when it comes to learning the skills necessary for adult life, sug...

Technology

We're in the hands of Generation Tech

The age-old excuse of 'the dog ate my homework' has been replaced by 'my computer crashed', sa...

Teaching

Too much pressure

Mayfield School headmistress Antonia Beary warns against schools becoming little more than aca...

Facilities & buildings

Simple steps to better hygiene

Upgrading your school washrooms over the summer recess can both improve hygiene and reduce wat...

Teaching

Head's tales

Dame Sally Coates on how strong schools begin with strong leaders

Teaching

Social media - friend or foe?

Let's not underestimate the importance children place on instant messages, profile updates and...

Technology

Global gaming

Despite there being around 200 million gamers in China, 'gamification' has not yet made it int...

Technology

Transforming teaching

Teachers have embraced the transformative power of the iPads in the classroom and are designin...

Teaching

The power of the tablet

Is the use of tablet tech in schools having a positive impact on teaching and learning asks te...

Teaching

Schools and education chiefs need to up their game...

...says Emmanual Tsekleves, senior lecturer in design interactions at Lancaster University's I...

International

Meeting global demands

Teaching overseas presents both opportunities and challenges, writes Maureen Lacey

Teaching

Recognising merit

Taking an innovative approach to rewards systems and school reports can help motivate children...

Teaching

Hot showers or Shakespeare?

If we want more young people to study it, it's time to put the glamour back into engineering, ...

Law, finance, HR

Anything to declare?

Lawyer Alice Reeve explains how the childcare disqualification regulations may affect your sch...

Law, finance, HR

Sporting chances

Lawyer Iain Campbell explores a school's legal responsibilities when it comes to high-risk spo...

Technology

Consider your options

When it comes to implementing 1:1 tablet schemes in schools, there is no one-size-fits-all mod...