• Restore the Music UK is a newly launched charity which seeks to reinstate access to music for every child in primary and secondary schools across London

    Restoring music in schools
  • While there is around a one in 20 chance of a fire breaking out in a school, the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire has fuelled the debate about whether sprinklers should be mandatory in English schools

     Staying fire‑safe with school sprinklers
  • Neglected green spaces are less likely to be used, so with spring nearly here, now is the ideal time to plan the maintenance or redesign of those spaces

    How is your green space?
  • The positive impact that outdoor play has on children in terms of concentration and academic achievement means those schools which don’t prioritise play could be at a disadvantage

    Prioritise outdoor play to give your pupils an advantage
  • The government has announced that 2018 will be the ‘Year of Engineering’ as part of plans to tackle the engineering skills gap

    The Year of Engineering

 Latest News

Government to face second judicial review over personal pupil data collection

Campaign group Defend Digital Me has begun the legal process to challenge the Department for Education over the way it collects pupil-nationality data.

  Scottish council proposes year-round meals plan for pupils

North Lanarkshire Council has submitted proposals for children from low-income families to be provided with school meals every day of the year.

Outdated RSE curriculum is putting children at risk, survey shows

Only 10 per cent of parents in the UK are very confident that their children are getting the best RSE at school.

Government’s T-level plans are flawed, union says

Young people need high-quality vocational qualifications, but the government’s T-level plans are flawed according to the National Education Union (NEU).

 Education secretary tours the Midlands and North of England

Education secretary Damian Hinds has met teachers, children, young people, parents and social workers in the Midlands and North of England.

New trial to improve secondary school maths

A new trial involving 24,000 pupils in 120 schools across England aims to improve Key Stage 3 maths education.

Times tables check trials to begin in schools

A select number of schools across the country will start trialling the multiplication tables check from next month.

Over half of education professionals are unhappy in their current jobs

Recent research from CV-Library has found that the majority of education professionals have fallen out of love with their job.

Spending on education by some councils in Scotland has dropped by up to 20 per cent over six years, according to a new report.

 Measures announced to help talented trainees get into teaching

The government has announced measures that will make sure the best and brightest can pursue a career in teaching.

 Features

Restoring music in schools

Restore the Music UK is a newly launched charity which seeks to reinstate access to music for every child in primary and secondary schools across London

 Staying fire‑safe with school sprinklers

While there is around a one in 20 chance of a fire breaking out in a school, the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire has fuelled the debate about whether sprinklers should be mandatory in English schools

How is your green space?

Neglected green spaces are less likely to be used, so with spring nearly here, now is the ideal time to plan the maintenance or redesign of those spaces

Prioritise outdoor play to give your pupils an advantage

The positive impact that outdoor play has on children in terms of concentration and academic achievement means those schools which don’t prioritise play could be at a disadvantage

The Year of Engineering

The government has announced that 2018 will be the ‘Year of Engineering’ as part of plans to tackle the engineering skills gap

How to enhance education with AI

BESA’s Cleo Fatoorehchi examines the AI market and ways the technology can be used in the classroom

Immersed in technology

Schools are acquiring more mobile technologies and using them to enhance learning experiences in all subjects, not solely computing

The right environment for a school building

Achieving optimal levels in school buildings for air quality, lighting, temperature and acoustics through green improvements, can help students achieve their full potential

The risk of declining trips

A recent poll has suggested that the majority of adults believe children today go on fewer school expeditions and trips than when they were at school – with the cost highlighted as the main reason

Understanding the new regulations

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect in May, schools must begin putting their plan together sooner rather than later

 Education Events

15/03/2018 to 17/03/2018

Now in its 28th year, the Education Show has become the recognised event for educators to experience the latest and most innovative education resources on the market.

28/02/2018

Eight years after the Academies Act was introduced, the government claims it is as focused as ever on converting all schools to academy status.