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.

CIBSE's Ashley Bateson considers the changing regulations around ventilation in schools and what they will mean for air quality and the comfort of pupils

The impact of the Carillion collapse

At the beginning of the year, it was announced that facilities management firm Carillion – which provides services for the education sector – was going into liquidation

From leadership and management to technical and compliance knowledge, the key role of the facilities manager in education was the topic of a BIFM Education Special Interest Group event which took place in April

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) take a look at an award-winning university which has sought to deliver a unique student experience through innovative service provision

We find out how health, safety and hygiene can be enhanced by introducing better standards of cleanliness and air quality, and how a cleaning services provider can help achieve this

As the importance of facilities management in education has grown, so has the need for the skills to meet the new challenges, writes Karen Waterlow from Asset Skills, the Sector Skills Council for Facilities Management

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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.


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