Jenny Williams, Commercial Director at the Department for Education

The start of a new school year provides us the ideal opportunity to challenge and break our buying habits, writes Jennifer Williams, commercial director at the Department for Education

The winners of the 2018 Education Business Awards have been announced, recognising strong leadership, good teaching and operational excellence in UK schools from all sectors

Increasing numbers of schools are offering computer science at GCSE and A-Level, however, relatively few students choose to take the subject.

As children spend so much time in their school grounds every day, it is hugely important that these spaces are designed for both children and nature.

Did you know that by 2020 the government is encouraging all schools to be sustainable? Jon Cowan from Utilitywise explains how improved energy efficiency can play its part

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Modern methods of construction and new technologies have made modular buildings more appealing and a more viable solution for whole school buildings or extensions.

The ‘Good estate management for schools’ guide from the Department for Education gives advice on how to effectively maintain the school estate as well as plan new projects.

It is vital to remain up to date and vigilant of change when it comes to payroll. Samantha Mann, CIPP senior policy and resource officer, shares the latest information.

There are so many different options to consider when choosing a new catering services provider as you are buying both a service and product. Crescent Purchasing Consortium shares some tips

How good is your knowledge of fire safety law? And do you know your legal responsibilities? The Fire Industry Association shares the main points from fire safety legislation in the UK

With debit card transactions set to surpass cash payments this year, Education Business looks at whether schools are following suit, or if cash is still king for school payments

You can save your school or academy valuable time and money by reviewing your procurement process. Joanna Frost, regional procurement advisor at Crescent Purchasing Consortium, explains how

The DfE's response to the QTS consultation is positive, but what does it mean, and how will it affect recruitment and retention? Emma Hollis investigates

Think the onset of summer reduces the risks faced by schools? Think again. Fiona Riley, chair of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s Education Group examines some of the risks

School grounds can become an integral tool for outdoor learning. Groundwork’s Stacey Aplin considers what can be done to ensure that more pupils have the opportunity to get outdoors

Jenny Williams, Commercial Director at the Department for Education

Jenny Williams, Commercial Director at the Department for Education, gives an update on how the DfE is supporting schools to improve their buying of goods and services

In April 2018, nasen was awarded the DfE SEND Schools Workforce Contract which will be delivered through the Whole School SEND Consortium. Dr Adam Boddison examines what this aims to achieve

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The regional RIBA Awards celebrate architectural brilliance across the UK, and in London this year, several schools scooped the coveted title for their outstanding school buildings

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Flagship event at THORPE PARK ideal for STEM school trips

This event is designed to introduce students to the exciting world of STEM as well as showcase career paths to those that have a passion for these subjects. The event will deliver a mass variety of STEM related activities that will be delivered by Middlesex University including EEG workstations, Loco machines, robot selfie’s, Kinetic Mario, AR Sandbox, Physiology tests, Mind control and much much more.