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Technology

1:1 transforming education

1:1 schemes encourage schools to think independently about their technology estates, says Dale...

Teaching

Making the right choices

Susan Gorham ponders the question of subject selection ahead of impending changes to GCSE and ...

Technology

The rise of the e-parent

Julie Booth, head of SIMS Independent, explains how you can use technology to keep parents inf...

Technology

Assessment, attainment and accountability

Jayne Warburton discusses how the education sector is adjusting to the new challenges of asses...

Teaching

The gender agenda

Helen Jeys, Deputy Head at Manchester High School for Girls, asks if single-sex education real...

Technology

Portable perils

There is a great deal more to successful learning, inspiring children and good education than ...

Technology

How to use Wi-Fi to improve the teaching experience

The right wireless network has become the most critical component to help teachers do their jo...

Technology

What tech do teachers really need?

By Freddy May, Co-founder of Codio, the cloud-based platform for teaching coding in schools

Technology

Independent learning

One device per pupil allows learning situations that, previously, wouldn't have existed, says ...

Facilities & buildings

Fit for the future

Stephen Beechey looks at the issues which are likely to shape the way schools are designed ove...

Facilities & buildings

Interim solutions

Robert Snook looks at how modular buildings can help schools address the shortage of school pl...

Technology

Going for 1:1

Mary Palmer from research charity Tablets for Schools answers some common questions about 1:1 ...

Technology

Cracking the codes

Introducing primary-age pupils to computer coding can be a challenge. ICT manager Simon Haught...

Law, finance, HR

Responsibilities shift in H&S

Louise Hosking looks at the implications for schools of new regulations covering on-site safet...

Teaching

Making IT invisible

Education IT should be invisible argues Lenovo Director of Enterprise and Public Sector Steve ...

Facilities & buildings

Keeping asbestos under control

Detecting the presence of asbestos in school buildings needn't be a cause for alarm, says Mich...

Technology

Why is 1:1 not personal enough?

Limiting devices by locking them down and keeping ownership of them is old thinking, and the 2...

School life

Are we giving students the right skills for the future?

Professor Sa'ad Medhat, CEO at The Innovation Institute (NEF), explores the issues

School life

Virtual learning at Liverpool College

Amanda Parker, Learning Resources and Technologies Manager talks about the success of virtual ...

People, policy, politics

Taking safety seriously

Louise Hosking looks at the implications for health and safety when a school leaves local auth...

Technology

Asset stripping

Hugh Bessant has some advice for schools wanting to dispose of their unwanted or out-of-date I...

People, policy, politics

Goodbye paperwork!

Tony Reissner explains how and why school offices might set about switching to an electronic d...

Sustainability

A long-term engagement

It's one thing for a school to have a policy on sustainability, but it can be quite another to...

Catering & hospitality

Food for thought

Ronan Harte, Holroyd Howe MD, discusses the role food can play in the future of independent sc...

Facilities & buildings

Attracting high-flyers

A school's buildings play an important role in defining its brand identity, says Martin Hayday...

Catering & hospitality

Insight from the experts, part 6

Where food is concerned, there's more to sustainability than local sourcing, says Sue Parfett ...

Facilities & buildings

Sound advice

Nicholas Jones looks at the acoustic implications of the newly updated standards for the desig...

Teaching

Let's talk about learning

Passion and purpose mark effective educators as well as effective education, says Lenovo World...

Teaching

The gift of tongues

Learning to speak another language may be hard, but it has long-lasting benefits, says Hilary ...

People, policy, politics

Cooperation, not combat

Shrewsbury High School head Michael Getty on the importance of links between independent schoo...

School life

Mental health matters

How can schools help young people stay mentally healthy? Helen Jeys examines some of the optio...

School life

Safety during a firefighters' strike

Schools and businesses should prepare for a firefighters' strike, advises health-and-safety co...

Catering & hospitality

Developing your most important asset

Training can be the key to retaining top catering talent in a competitive market, says Claire ...

International

All abroad!

The benefits of overseas expeditions for students are well recognised, but trips abroad offer ...

Teaching

Seeing is believing in learning

Giving teachers the tools to address 21st century challenges is crucial but it's not that simp...

Teaching

Exam reforms creating confusion

Nottingham Girls' Head Susan Gorham comments on subject selection ahead of the impending chang...

Teaching

The rise and rise of learning analytics

Analysis of the digital trails that students leave will become central to curriculum design, s...

School life

Be prepared for failure

Dr Nick Dennis, deputy head at Berkhamsted Boys School, thinks it's important to plan for fail...

School life

Get the most from digital

Never before have we spent so much time '€˜switched on'€™, says Emily Perry, Director, Humm Me...

Events

Top tips for surviving Bett 2015

Whether you'™re a newbie to Bett or a long term '˜Betteran'™, four days at the ExCeL with 800 ...