While schools are accustomed to complying with the Data Protection Act, they will need to prepare for some changes in the way they obtain and manage information once the GDPR comes into force

The future for school-led teacher training

What might the future hold for the development of teacher trainees, as well as the educators that ‘train the trainees’? Emma Hollis, executive director of the National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers (NASBTT), investigates

It is widely recognised that healthy school food boosts academic attainment and enhances pupil wellbeing. Education Business picks its top ten schools that provide outstanding catering

The decline of drama and the arts in schools

There have been increasing concerns that the introduction of the English Baccalaureate (Ebacc) and Progress 8 has put arts subjects at risk, with GCSE arts entries falling

Teaching in another dimension

The use of virtual reality and immersive learning technology is growing in schools as it allows teachers to explain difficult‑to‑grasp concepts and take pupils to places that they couldn’t normally go

How to make tech education fit for purpose

Teaching computing well requires degree-level knowledge of the subject, but with tech firms also fighting for computing professionals, schools need to be creative about sourcing talent

Megan Deakin discusses how school trip safety fears should not stand in the way of student learning potential

Increasing uptake of computer science

The growing digital economy in the UK continues to require more high-quality computer science graduates, a need that will not be met without more coming through schools.

Sport and its moral dilemmas

There have been calls for a better balance between winning medals and the welfare of athletes

Rolling out new special free schools

Over 1,600 new special free school places are to be created across England, and 19 local authorities are inviting applications from organisations to run them.

Bett: The meeting place for education change-makers

Bett 2018 will once again gather the global education community to celebrate, find inspiration and discuss the future of education

Taking on the STEM challenge

In partnership with the Science Museum and STEM Learning, the BP’s Ultimate STEM Challenge is inviting students aged 11 to 14 to use their STEM skills to help reduce our impact on the environment

Cashless systems are slowly becoming the norm in schools, making it easier for payments to be processed and saving administration time. Education Business explores this trend

Following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, school unions have called for the government to survey all schools for combustible cladding and to fit all schools with fire sprinklers

LACA marathon for NSMW

National School Meals Week (NSMW) takes place 13-17 November and is a week celebrating all that is great about school meals. Here’s what’s planned for this year

Following Durand Academy’s successful High Court challenge against its Ofsted report, which would have placed it in special measures, what powers does a school have to challenge Ofsted?

Technology is changing all the time. But what remains the same is the need for an IT strategy that considers the desired outcomes for learners and teachers, writes Neil Watkins from Think IT

The recent cyber attack on the NHS showed the disruption that can be caused when systems go down. With schools increasingly relying on technology and the internet, what can they do to protect themselves and the data they hold?

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