Bedales School, credit Matthew Rice

Better-designed school buildings that are safe and encourage children to learn are amongst the recommendations RIBA has highlighted in its manifesto for the new government.

The message that educational establishments throughout the UK must remain on alert about the threat of terrorism was underlined following a recent security threat at Bury College

As well as having robust health and safety procedures and policies, schools should teach children about risk, safety and health so they have the skills to keep themselves and others safe

Problems with stress, burnout and staff retention are all
 clear indications that there is a need for change

With an endless list of competing priorities, information destruction in the education sector can often fall by the wayside.

The arts are instrumental to academic achievement and personal development – and should be as important in schools as sport, writes Paul Roseby, artistic director of the National Youth Theatre

The shortlist for the 2017 Education Business Awards has been announced. Taking place on July 6 at the Grange Hotel, London, the awards recognise excellence in education across 22 categories.

Sally Shadrack, Chair of LACA, explains why the majority of pack lunches do not have the same health benefits for pupils as a school-cooked lunch

The Youth Hostel Association explains ways to fund residential trips and the many benefits overnight trips can bring

Aled Williams, deputy head teacher of All Saints Church in Wales Primary School, explains how it has developed a strong audio visual and technology presence

The British Educational Suppliers Association has launched a campaign to highlight the impact of the sharp drop in resources expenditure in UK schools over the past two years

How Sandon JMI School in Hertfordshire has effectively communicated with parents to encourage them to support and get involved with pupils’ learning

The BSIA’s James Kelly discusses the importance of measures to keep schools safe in and out of working hours

The LESS CO2 programme was created in response to schools wanting more practical information and support on cutting costs and saving energy.

With school spending under scrutiny, how do you ensure you get value for money from your IT investments? Neil Watkins from Think IT shares some advice

Inadequate passive fire protection was among the failings identified in the Edinburgh Schools inquiry, which saw 17 schools close last year due to construction defects

Education Business picks its top ten educational buildings that use modern design and construction techniques to provide an outstanding teaching and learning environment

Denise Ewbank from the British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) considers how schools can be innovative in the use of their outdoor space to enable children to learn and grow