Schools are uniquely placed to engage with children and young people about how to stay safe online. However with issues such as cyberbullying and ‘sexting’, teachers and pupils alike can find it difficult to talk about. Children’s charity the NSPCC gives advice on how to approach the issue.

Schools, academies and colleges across the country have been awarded for their hard work, dedication and achievements at the seventh annual Education Business Awards on 6 December 2012

The finalists for the Educational Journey of the Year Award cover numerous areas, from community project work and treks to sports tours and scientific research expeditions. One common thread connects them all; each journey has inspired, challenged and encouraged the young people involved

Researchers are working with children, parents and practitioners to understand more about how technology-enhanced learning environments can benefit children with autism, with successful results to date. Dr Karen Guldberg, director of the University of Birmingham’s Autism Centre for Education and Research, explains

The Football Foundation’s Rory Carroll explains why an £18m Premier League funded scheme to develop new or refurbished sports facilities for local people is good news for schools

Schools up and down the country are getting involved in Climate Week from 4 to 10 March by finding imaginative solutions to climate change

For the last six years, the Education Business Awards have been recognising the outstanding achievements of primary and secondary schools from all sectors. The 2012 event, sponsored by RM Education, will once again take place at the Emirates Stadium, London, and will look identify examples of best practice, and uncover evidence of the hard word and dedication taking place every day in schools across the UK.

Understanding the pattern of energy use in a building remains the fundamental insight upon which energy management strategies are built, as Alan Aldridge, executive director of the Energy Services and Technology Association (ESTA) explains

You have the vision for a musical school, but how do you make it a reality? Start by motivating your staff, says Bette Gray-Fow

Schools and academies up and down the country are raving about the positive effect the Duke of Edinburgh Award has on pupils and teachers alike

The leading event for learning technology takes place from 30 January to 2 February 2013 at ExCeL London, bringing together more than 700 exhibitors and more than 30,000 visitors.

In early October, the Education Funding Agency issued the much anticipated design guidance for the schools that will be built under the Government’s Priority School Building Programme (PSBP). Referred to as ‘Austerity Schools’ by some, the plans aim to reduce the cost of new school buildings by 30 per cent and will help local authorities cut capital spending.

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is looking for would-be computer science teachers to take up the new scholarship scheme announced recently by Michael Gove. The scheme, which has the backing of major industry names including Microsoft, IBM, BT, Facebook, Meta Switch Networks and Ocado, aims to help meet the urgent need for computer science teachers. Bill Mitchell, director of BCS Academy of Computing, explains the latest developments in the aim to change the ICT curriculum

Could you identify a dyslexic child? And could you confidently teach one? Dr Kate Saunders from the British Dyslexia Association explains what to look out for and how to get support

With the Olympics fresh in the minds of pupils, now is a good time to develop sports facilities that will help the next generation of Olympians. But how can this be done on a budget?

Cyberbullying hurts people in new and deeper ways than traditional bullying, and the proliferation of mobile devices and 24/7 internet connectivity exacerbates the problem. Adrienne Katz, author of a new book entitled Cyberbullying and e-safety: what educators need to know, presents the findings of The Cybersurvey, an online questionnaire which gathered responses from 9000 young people.

It is vital to give young people the training they need to resolve conflict and the opportunity to practise the skills they’ve learned

Hands up if you think there are pupils at your school who should be registered for free school meals, but aren’t? Jo Walker shares advice on how to get more pupils claiming their free school meal if they qualify?