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.
CCTV in schools has the potential to split opinion - necessary safety measure or intrusion of privacy? James Kelly, chief executive of the British Security Industry Association, explores how new smarter security systems are making schools safer.
Security in schools is a complex issue. With no formal strategy in place for English schools, Stuart Naisbett of IPSA discusses the difficulties security poses and how best to initiate security policy.
Providing a safe learning environment is of paramount importance to education providers. Deploying adequate solutions to ensure the safety of students and staff and maintaining the security of the school building when not in use must be key considerations in security planning, says Liam Collins of the British Security Industry Association.
The rise in the levels of bullying and violence, coupled with new safety threats such as terrorism recruitment, has led to an increasing need for improved security measures in schools and colleges, writes Matthew Grimley of the British Security Industry Association
Recent research reveals that school administrators face abuse from parents on a regular basis. Tony Attwood of the School of Education Administration and Management explores the depth of the problem, what causes it, and asks where we go next
With the autumn term under way and the evenings getting darker, a top priority for schools should be ensuring the safety of staff and pupils. Judith Denny of the British Security Industry Association discusses how access control solutions and perimeter security can offer peace of mind
With technology developing at a similar rate to the apparent escalation of violence and bullying, many school managers are turning towards both electronic and physical security measures to combat the increasing risks they face on a daily basis. Judith Denny, of the British Security Industry Association, investigates
Schools are in possession of a wealth of valuable and private information, including student records, details about staff and financial reports. Careless disposal of this kind of information can be detrimental to a school and if placed in the wrong hands, opportunists can find ways of using the information to their advantage, warns the BSIA’s Chief Executive James Kelly
An important aspect of school security is the protection of valuable on-site equipment but just as vital is secure data disposal. James Kelly, chief executive, British Security Industry Association, advises on the importance and critical need to secure a trusted information destruction company