• Our expert panelists discuss the difficulty schools are experiencing when recruiting teachers and other vacancies, as well as advice on how schools can attract and retain an excellent and diverse workforce

 Latest News

The research from information and insights company TransUnion shows two thirds (66%) of teachers think financial education has stalled as a result of the pandemic.

A new School Food Standards Compliance pilot will run across 18 participating local authorities through the 2022–2023 school year, ending in July 2023.

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has addressed thousands of schools during a virtual National School Assembly to mark the end of Climate Week.

School leaders’ union NAHT have recommended that all school staff receive mandatory anti-racism training, as part of the Keeping Children Safe in Education requirement.

GCSE, AS, and A level exams in England will largely return to pre-pandemic arrangements next summer, Ofqual has confirmed.

A ‘statement of action’ signed by fifteen key sector bodies and National Associations outlines the collective and individual commitments to help improve diversity in the profession

The Sustainable Schools Challenge will be expected to be build schools that are innovative and demonstrate collaboration with local communities

Shadow education secretary Bridget Phillipson said that there was a new understanding of how lack of investment in childcare was holding back economic growth

 Features

Our expert panelists discuss the difficulty schools are experiencing when recruiting teachers and other vacancies, as well as advice on how schools can attract and retain an excellent and diverse workforce

With the new school year in full swing, the School Travel Forum writes about the value of school trips in the Autumn term

Richard Martin provides a blueprint for building an effective IT strategy for schools, with an outline of the key components and considerations

Tackling climate change has been embedded into the growth and training of staff at the Learning in Harmony Trust. Gary Wilkie, the Trust’s CEO, discusses how this has been achieved

The school run contributes considerably to pollution levels around schools. To combat this, schools should encourage an active, safe, and green commute to school

The UK’s record-breaking heatwave in July has intensified the focus on how temperature, humidity, and air quality is controlled in buildings, according to the Building Engineering Services Association

 Education Events

08/12/2022

Smart Asset & Estate Management is back with an in-person conference in London on 8th December. The ideal place for all public sector property professionals to get the latest policy updates and discover new initiatives around estate management, sustainable buildings, smarter working, and the technology that enables them.

18/10/2022 to 19/10/2022

Returning this year at Manchester Central on 18-19 October for its 10th anniversary, Education Estates® is the annual gathering of the education community in partnership with the Department for Education. The Education Estates® exhibition is a truly unique event showcasing the best the sector has to offer by bringing together manufacturers, distributors and service providers to engage with senior education professionals who are focused on planning, designing, funding, construction and managing the UK’s learning spaces.

Supplier Focus

Warneford Consulting

A niche within a niche; how to thrive as a small estate management consultancy within the academy school sector

Tim Warneford, Managing Director of Warneford Consulting, has over the last two years, produced a series of 20 podcasts called ’Developing the Trust’, in which he interviews a broad range of academy experts to identify and share best practice across the academy sector.