npower’s Climate Cops is a free resource for teachers that tackles the subject of climate change in a lively and stimulating way

With space at a premium, the provision of modular classrooms and learning environments that meet with performance, aesthetic and legislative requirements is at an all-time high

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

Following the publication of the Indicative Code of Practice and associated Draft SEN Regulations in March this year, Lorraine Petersen (OBE), CEO of nasen, outlines the initial feedback from the education industry

Over 1,800 school and children’s centre leaders gathered at the ICC Birmingham in June for the National College’s ninth annual leadership conference – the first since it merged with the Teaching Agency in April to become the National College for Teaching and Leadership

With many schools becoming independent entities and local authorities rapidly being replaced by academy clusters as key players in the delivery of education, Chris Wilford, REC Education senior policy advisor, takes stock of this seismic transformation and examines how the dramatic expansion of the academy model will change current resourcing needs

With three dyslexic children in every UK classroom, teachers need to feel confident about recognising and meeting the needs of pupils with dyslexia, urges Sarah Driver and Sally Bouwman

The Prime Minister and the government welcomes National School Meals Week, which takes place in November

Teaching computer science within a rounded computing curriculum that includes digital literacy is now regarded as of paramount importance by the Department for Education. Bill Mitchell, director of BCS Academy of Computing explains why this is short of miraculous

Teachers have pointed to red tape 
as the single greatest burden when
it comes to organising school
 trips, writes the School Travel Forum

The Football Foundation is determined that schools have the chance to love the beautiful game even more by offering grants to create sporting opportunities and build community spirit

Teaching future generations to be environmentally aware is an ever-growing benefit of the curriculum, but if children can be taught in an energy efficient building then that provides a practical example too, writes the CIBSE’s Dr Jacquelyn Fox

We never forget our class teachers, but what about the unsung heroes who contributed to our daily wellbeing? The properly trained cleaning operatives whose task made our experiences a safe one, too

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

Tam Fry FRSA, honorary chairman of the Child Growth Foundation and the National Obesity Forum, examines the problem of childhood obesity and advocates an early start – when the would-be mother is still at school

There are some interesting models developing to encourage primary school conversions, including forming primary academy clusters with shared management and forging symbiotic relationships with neighbouring secondary academies. Owen Willcox and Peter Hill from TPP Law reports

Joseph Williams, educational programmes manager at the Carbon Trust, discusses the three efficiency areas which, if implemented well, could result in huge savings for the education sector

Health and Safety in educational establishments is a prime concern, and effective risk management practice is essential in order to enable children to undertake activities safely. RoSPA’s head of education and leisure David Rushton outlines where responsibilities lay in different school sectors