If a fire detector isn’t installed correctly, it might work when tested, but might not actually activate in the event of a fire. The Fire Industry Association explains what you need to know

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Five things you need to know about the Department for Education’s new guidance on health and safety for educational visits, to unlock these transformative experiences for your pupils

Crescent Purchasing Consortium examines the cost models used by education sector procurement consultancies to provide schools with the tools they need to determine which is best for them

Last year, the government urged the technology industry to work harder to help teachers and schools harness the power of technology to improve outcomes for pupils and reduce workload for teachers. So how has this manifested itself in recent months?

Girls need to be engaged at a young age before they reach negative conclusions about the STEM industry. Emily Smith, data scientist at BJSS, shares some advice on how schools can do this

Car free and anti-idling zones are some of the ways that schools are helping to reduce children’s exposure to harmful vehicle emissions. Sarah Greenslade discusses other practical steps

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Modular schools are helping to resolve many of the problems encountered by the education sector, such as the need to meet growing pupil places quickly and with minimal disruption

Technology is rapidly changing the workplace. So how important is it for schools to get children tech-savvy? And how can technology streamline the running of schools and facilitate better teaching?

Healthy school meals remain a key tool in the fight against childhood obesity, but there is much more that can be done. LACA’s Michael Hales explains the key areas that can make a significant impact

Graeme McCutcheon discusses the hidden danger of poor indoor air quality and how to protect children from exposure to pollutants by improving school building design

How can multi-academy trusts build positive relationships with their schools, and maintain that positivity during times of change? Leora Cruddas suggests four key steps

With dwindling community outdoor play provision, investment in school playgrounds is a key component in the fight against childhood obesity and poor mental health, writes API's Mark Hardy

Recruiting for mainstream teachers is a challenge, but what about for SEND roles? Matt Taylor discusses some of the issues facing schools recruiting in this area

BAFE Fire Safety Register explains the importance of competence when it comes to meeting your fire safety obligations – both in terms of your ‘responsible person’ and the suppliers you use

With cyber attacks an increasing worry for schools, John Jackson, CEO at London Grid for Learning, discusses what senior leaders can do to ensure they stay cyber safe now and in the future

Stephen Ensell, education officer from the British Association of Landscape Industries, stresses the importance of having an annual maintenance schedule for outdoor spaces

Educational technology is hailed as being able to improve learning, enhance teaching and slash workload. But what should schools consider when selecting a new technology solution?

Poor air quality on London’s streets can contribute to high levels of indoor pollution in some school buildings. This has lead the Mayor of London to support schools in improving their air quality