Academisation is a relatively new education structure for schools and with this comes the need to share experiences. It is for this reason that Bett Academies launched on 16-18 March

Embodied carbon is the total greenhouse gas emissions generated to produce a building and is a vital consideration when commissioning a sustainable new school

The ongoing challenges in teacher recruitment and retention continue to provide difficulties for schools writes Richard Sagar from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation

Becoming an academy is a huge change for any school and so it is important that the process is well-thought-out. The Key’s John Davies outlines seven steps to help academisation run smoothly

Scott Warrington, who set up School Letting Solutions (SLS) explains how schools can generate their own income by opening their doors to the community

As part of the Spring Budget, money has been allocated to a number of different areas in the education sector which includes free schools, maintenance and transport.

Following March’s Education Show, we asked several exhibitors what they thought about the current education system in the UK, including what is being done well and what they would change

School trips allow pupils to improve relationships with their teachers and each other, as well as enhance their confidence. But, the costs and time involved in organising trips can be a challenge.

Since July 2015, new recommendations for sugar and fibre intake have been in place for adults and children. The Children’s Food Trust suggests ways for schools to limit sugars and increase fibre in food

Security measures in schools should not only protect staff, students and assets, but also integrate seamlessly with the design of the building

In order to give young people a world-leading STEM education, teachers should have access to high impact professional development and quality-assured resources

Bett is known for bringing together everyone with a passion for improving the future through education, and showcasing the very best the global education marketplace has to offer. Here are the event highlights from 2017

According to research from BESA, 57 per cent of primary and 61 per cent of secondary teachers have said training teachers in all areas of ICT is their key challenge over the next 12 months

With teachers spending on average seven to eight hours a week preparing their lessons, sharing resources is proving very effective at saving time and improving classes

The Education Show is the event that gives more than 10,000 visitors the chance to see the products and resources that are transforming teaching and learning

Schools have introduced systems that allow parents to pay online for items such as school meals or trips, eliminating the need to send pupils in with cash and cheques

Well-designed school grounds can help to take learning outside the classroom, encourage more active lifestyles, and give them a chance to apply skills they have learnt across the curriculum

With pupil numbers rising again in 2016, and the trend likely to continue for the next few years, researcher Beth Walton from The Key looks at what schools can do to manage a rising demand for places

Dimensional misfit between pupils and classroom equipment can often cause poor posture and lead to an increase in loss of concentration and poor productivity

A rounded curriculum that balances ‘traditional’ academic study with creative subjects will ensure that youngsters are ready for work, writes the Design Museum's Catherine Ritman-Smith

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