• BESA’s Mark Rosser offers advice to schools on integrating tablets effectively into the learning environment and optimising their benefits with other AV technologies.

  • The Grange Hotel in St Paul’s once again played host to the Education Business Awards, which celebrated the very best of the UK’s education sector across 21 award categories.

  • Talk of Theresa May potentially lifting the ban on opening new grammar schools has dominated the headlines in recent weeks. Education Business’ Tommy Newell examines the latest updates.

  • Stepping inside the home of a significant person from history can immerse pupils in the past and bring to life many cross-curricular topics, writes the English Heritage’s London Education Team.

  • Schools must consider how they can reduce the risk of theft outside of school hours. James Kelly, chief executive of the British Security Industry Association, looks at a variety of security solutions.

 Latest News

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the government to give councils oversight of academy finances.

A large proportion of young people believe that schools and colleges are failing to adequately prepare them for the world of work, according to new research.

The maths curriculum is ‘stuck in the dark ages’ and needs to be modernised to equip pupils for the future, according to tuition expert William Petty.

The number of pupils in England and Wales who were entered for the full course GCSE in Religious Studies (RS) has reached its highest since 2002.

The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) has criticised the government’s focus on the English Baccalaureate (Ebacc), claiming it is ‘narrowing the curriculum’.

Only 30 per cent of students feel suitably informed of how their A-level options would impact their university/degree choice, according to a new survey.

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has warned that falling numbers of school nurses may be putting vulnerable children at risk of exploitation and abuse.

The Labour Party has called on the government to set out a clear strategy for how it will ‘prioritise access to sport for all young people’.

GCSE results for England, Wales and Northern Ireland have shown a sharp decline, with the proportion of A*-C grades dropping 2.1 per cent compared to last year.

The Sutton Trust has launched two new programmes that are designed to improve social mobility in the digital sector.

 Features

Efficiency is a word brought up time and again when it comes to financial matters. But what does it really mean – and can it be applied in a school setting? A report by NASBM looks at how working more efficiently can make a big difference on budgets.

Chris Keates, general secretary of the NASUWT teachers’ union, analyses a number of factors that are contributing to the current recruitment and retention issues facing the teaching profession.

ParentPay analyses the progress of cashless payment systems in the education sector, examining the benefits to schools as well as the main barriers to adoption.

With 10,000 more children under the age of four in Hertfordshire compared to a decade ago, the county council shares its strategic approach to making sure every child has a school place.

With limited funding available to provide extra school places, and many existing schools in need of a major overhaul, now is the time to look more closely at how excellent design can help the government’s capital funding programme stretch as far as possible, writes Emilia Plotka, RIBA’s policy advisor.

If schools are to play their part in reducing obesity, they need to develop healthy eating policies that are implemented in every day school life, urges dietitian Dimple Thakrar.

BESA’s Mark Rosser offers advice to schools on integrating tablets effectively into the learning environment and optimising their benefits with other AV technologies.

The Grange Hotel in St Paul’s once again played host to the Education Business Awards, which celebrated the very best of the UK’s education sector across 21 award categories.

Talk of Theresa May potentially lifting the ban on opening new grammar schools has dominated the headlines in recent weeks. Education Business’ Tommy Newell examines the latest updates.

Stepping inside the home of a significant person from history can immerse pupils in the past and bring to life many cross-curricular topics, writes the English Heritage’s London Education Team.

 Education Events

20/09/2016 to 21/09/2016

Leisure Industry Week is the heartbeat of the UK leisure industry. Designed to offer delegates genuine world class education and practical business benefits with a focus on boosting physical activity levels and delivering real commercial benefits through attracting new customers and driving down operational costs.

30/09/2016 to 01/10/2016

Childcare Expo is an event dedicated to those working in the early years’ sector that provides the ideal platform for visitors to discover the latest industry updates, network with other professionals and source the upcoming market trends from leading suppliers.