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

James Kelly of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) explores the value of
CCTV in safeguarding our schools, challenging the ‘Big Brother’ perceptions surrounding its use

James Kelly, chief executive of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), discusses the benefits of employing security officers, and other private security measures, within schools

Stuart Naisbett examines the daily security concerns that staff within the education sector have to deal with, and considers what the sector should you look for when employing security staff

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

Protecting the perimeter and buildings with physical security measures is essential in order to deter intruders. Physical security measures can be cost effective and play a vital role in securing educational establishments, writes James Kelly, Chief Executive of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA)

As funding remains tight within the public sector, education establishments nationwide are heavily focused on achieving cost savings and demonstrating return on investment. Surprisingly, security systems can play a major part in both, explains James Kelly, chief executive of the British Security Industry Association

A survey conducted by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) revealed that over a quarter of school and college staff had dealt with physical violence from a student and just over a third had been confronted by an aggressive parent or guardian. Yvonne Fleming, Leadership and Management Officer at AMiE explores the emotive issue.

Protecting the perimeter and buildings with physical security measures is essential in order to deter intruders. Physical security measures can be cost effective and play a vital role in securing educational establishments, writes James Kelly, Chief Executive of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA)

The financial saving of opting for the cheapest security solution should be weighed up against the cost and harm caused to the school and individuals should an incident occur

Accessing schools is hardly a challenge, so protecting the perimeter and buildings themselves with physical security measures is essential in order to deter intruders. Such measures can be cost effective, according to James Kelly, CEO of the British Security Industry Association

 

Investing time and money in assessing security and developing an effective security strategy is not only imperative but can also save money in the longer term, argues Perpetuity Training

A reliable, fast and discreet system that deliver messages instantly, to the right people, can make all the difference for protecting your premises and the people within, says Call-Systems Technology

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