• According to research from BESA, 57 per cent of primary and 61 per cent of secondary teachers have said training teachers in all areas of ICT is their key challenge over the next 12 months

  • With teachers spending on average seven to eight hours a week preparing their lessons, sharing resources is proving very effective at saving time and improving classes

  • The Education Show is the event that gives more than 10,000 visitors the chance to see the products and resources that are transforming teaching and learning

  • Schools have introduced systems that allow parents to pay online for items such as school meals or trips, eliminating the need to send pupils in with cash and cheques

  • Well-designed school grounds can help to take learning outside the classroom, encourage more active lifestyles, and give them a chance to apply skills they have learnt across the curriculum

 Latest News

A maths exam for university applicants could help Britain compete in a post-Brexit world, according to a new report.

The government has consistently failed to hit recruitment targets as teacher shortages increase, a report shows.

A campaign asking for school term dates to be changed across the country to make holidays more affordable has been set up by a new travel company

The recruitment and retention crisis could become worse as a result of the widening pay gap between teaching and other professions, research shows.

Children are more likely to fall behind before they reach primary school if they do not have qualified early years teachers.

The education secretary, Justine Greening, has promised that qualified teacher status will not be scrapped following concerns it is easier to get into teaching.

A number of changes have been made by Ofqual to the way exams will be reviewed and appealed.

A joint letter by London Councils and Core Cities UK has urged the government to invest £335 million into education to avoid cuts.

Education has been named as less important than unemployment and housing, according to a poll by Ipsos Mori.

Two petitions calling new GCSE exams unfair have raised more than 130,000 signatures.

 Features

According to research from BESA, 57 per cent of primary and 61 per cent of secondary teachers have said training teachers in all areas of ICT is their key challenge over the next 12 months

With teachers spending on average seven to eight hours a week preparing their lessons, sharing resources is proving very effective at saving time and improving classes

The Education Show is the event that gives more than 10,000 visitors the chance to see the products and resources that are transforming teaching and learning

Schools have introduced systems that allow parents to pay online for items such as school meals or trips, eliminating the need to send pupils in with cash and cheques

Well-designed school grounds can help to take learning outside the classroom, encourage more active lifestyles, and give them a chance to apply skills they have learnt across the curriculum

With pupil numbers rising again in 2016, and the trend likely to continue for the next few years, researcher Beth Walton looks at what schools can do to manage a rising demand for places

Dimensional misfit between pupils and classroom equipment can often cause poor posture and lead to an increase in loss of concentration and poor productivity

A rounded curriculum that balances ‘traditional’ academic study with creative subjects will ensure that youngsters are ready for work, writes the Design Museum's Catherine Ritman-Smith

School visits abroad call for even greater care, organisation and planning than visits and adventures at home. RoSPA shares some advice

A healthy vending stock

With warnings of excessive sugar consumption the vending industry has changed, writes Jonathan Hart, chief executive of the Automatic Vending Association (AVA)

 Education Events

16/03/2017 to 17/03/2017

Bett Academies (16-17 March, NEC, Birmingham) will be offering the necessary advice on issues such as funding, recruitment and policy.