Where’s the confidence in coding?

Education Business looks at what help and support is out there from the technology industry

Winter and its risks

Fiona Riley, chair of the Education Group of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), examines winter health and safety issues

Facing shrinking budgets, schools go cashless

Removing cash collection from school proves to be an effective way for schools to save money and gain efficiencies

The right space to learn in

How can having the right classroom furniture impact on education and learning? BESA’s Cleo Fatoorehchi investigates

The right land for a learning environment

LocatED chief executive Lara Newman talks to Education Business about the organisation's work buying and devloping sites for new free schools

GDPR and the HR function

How the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force next May, will affect those working in the HR and payroll function in schools

Tackling school recruitment struggles

A series of measures have been announced by the education secretary, Justine Greening, which aims to get great teachers into schools. Education Business reports

While schools are accustomed to complying with the Data Protection Act, they will need to prepare for some changes in the way they obtain and manage information once the GDPR comes into force

The future for school-led teacher training

What might the future hold for the development of teacher trainees, as well as the educators that ‘train the trainees’? Emma Hollis, executive director of the National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers (NASBTT), investigates

It is widely recognised that healthy school food boosts academic attainment and enhances pupil wellbeing. Education Business picks its top ten schools that provide outstanding catering

The decline of drama and the arts in schools

There have been increasing concerns that the introduction of the English Baccalaureate (Ebacc) and Progress 8 has put arts subjects at risk, with GCSE arts entries falling

Teaching in another dimension

The use of virtual reality and immersive learning technology is growing in schools as it allows teachers to explain difficult‑to‑grasp concepts and take pupils to places that they couldn’t normally go

How to make tech education fit for purpose

Teaching computing well requires degree-level knowledge of the subject, but with tech firms also fighting for computing professionals, schools need to be creative about sourcing talent

Megan Deakin discusses how school trip safety fears should not stand in the way of student learning potential

Increasing uptake of computer science

The growing digital economy in the UK continues to require more high-quality computer science graduates, a need that will not be met without more coming through schools.

Sport and its moral dilemmas

There have been calls for a better balance between winning medals and the welfare of athletes

Rolling out new special free schools

Over 1,600 new special free school places are to be created across England, and 19 local authorities are inviting applications from organisations to run them.

Bett: The meeting place for education change-makers

Bett 2018 will once again gather the global education community to celebrate, find inspiration and discuss the future of education

Taking on the STEM challenge

In partnership with the Science Museum and STEM Learning, the BP’s Ultimate STEM Challenge is inviting students aged 11 to 14 to use their STEM skills to help reduce our impact on the environment

Cashless systems are slowly becoming the norm in schools, making it easier for payments to be processed and saving administration time. Education Business explores this trend

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