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

Professor Helen Rogers

Helen Rogers and Lewie Graham from NMiTE examine why there is a shortage of females studying STEM subjects and entering STEM-related careers

Brannel School

Quality targets in a new building project can often get neglected as deadlines approach and costs rise. But a new, free-to-download Quality Tracker acts as a constant reminder of such targets.

Imogen Rowley, lead content editor at The Key gazes ahead at 2019 and picks out the five anticipated changes in education to keep an eye on

Offline, the things children say in the heat of the moment are often quickly forgotten, whereas online, it’s a very different story. Peter Coe explains how to teach children to use social media appropriately

With obesity levels soaring amongst children, the Children’s Commissioner for England’s report Playing Out highlights the importance of play and physical activity in children

Playgrounds are included in the government’s Healthy Pupil Capital Fund, which goes towards building projects that could help tackle obesity and inactivity in children and young people

Earlier this year, Education Secretary Damian Hinds pledged to tackle teacher workload, drive recruitment and boost the retention of teachers. We look at what the DfE is doing to achieve these aims

Schools are being urged to make themselves aware of upcoming changes to government energy legislations that will affect their businesses and management of their energy consumption.

Ofsted's Annual report finds that while the overall quality of education is improving, more action is needed to support the children being left behind.

Each year in England and Wales, more than 1,300 educational buildings suffer fires large enough for the fire and rescue service to be called out. Each building must therefore have a fire risk assessment

Thousands of young people are currently breathing in our cities’ toxic air in playgrounds and classrooms. Graeme McCutcheon examines how to protect children by improving school design

The Land Trust has launched a three-year education strategy to encourage more children to get out of the classroom and learn in an outdoor environment.

Chris Russell, REC policy advisor, explains how a specialist recruiter is an important resource when schools need to find staff quickly


Schools that make a purchase over the relevant EU threshold now need to carry out all communication relevant to the tender electronically. Crescent Purchasing Consortium explains

BESA is working closely with the DfE to deliver its EdTech ambition, which is to help school leaders use technology to improve education outcomes, efficiencies and achieve a better workload balance