• Good indoor air quality has come to the fore as an essential way to keep students and staff safe from potential health threats since COVID-19 hit, but this isn't just a pandemic issue, writes Martin Fahey

  • Today's blended learning approach of remote and in-class teaching means that now more than ever, education is reliant on technology. So now is the time to consider if your IT infrastructure is working well for your school, staff and students 

  • At a time when Covid has so disproportionately affected the nation's children, outdoor education has a unique tole to play in helping to restore and rebuild their confidence and mental health

  • The Covid-19 pandemic and the repeated closure of schools has highlighted the social, economic and educational importance of school food, writes Stephen Forster, national chair of LACA

  • Lowering energy use in old buildings, or ensuring new ones are energy efficient, is one of the main routes to becoming a zero carbon school, writes Alex Green from the Let’s Go Zero campaign

 Latest News

According to the latest figures, the Department for Education is 4,248 short of its target of delivering free laptops to disadvantaged pupils so they can access remote learning.

Two-thirds (67%) of home-schooling parents say learning at home went very or fairly well for their children over the latest lockdown, but 31% disagree

All remaining university students can return to in-person teaching from 17 May, at the earliest, the Government has confirmed.

All of the UK’s children’s laureates have called for the government to dedicate £100 million a year to revitalising 'deteriorating' primary school libraries.

In Ipsos MORI’s latest KnowledgePanel poll, the most preferred options for catching up on lost learning from parents are to receive increased wellbeing support (56%) and additional tutoring sessions outside of school hours (55%).

Primary and pre-school pupils and those in years 12-14 made a phased return to school before the Easter break, but for many in post-primary years eight to 11, it will be their first time in the classroom in 2021.

Continued funding from Ford means that an engineering programme can be delivered to a further 23 primary classrooms in Essex this year.

Vodafone has announced it is providing free access to a virtual tutoring service to support students as they prepare for in-school assessments that will replace exams this year.

 Features

Good indoor air quality has come to the fore as an essential way to keep students and staff safe from potential health threats since COVID-19 hit, but this isn't just a pandemic issue, writes Martin Fahey

Many schools and academies outsource services such as cleaning, catering and ICT support. Here are five key areas to consider when starting a tendering exercise for an outsourced service

Today's blended learning approach of remote and in-class teaching means that now more than ever, education is reliant on technology. So now is the time to consider if your IT infrastructure is working well for your school, staff and students 

At a time when Covid has so disproportionately affected the nation's children, outdoor education has a unique tole to play in helping to restore and rebuild their confidence and mental health

The Covid-19 pandemic and the repeated closure of schools has highlighted the social, economic and educational importance of school food, writes Stephen Forster, national chair of LACA

Lowering energy use in old buildings, or ensuring new ones are energy efficient, is one of the main routes to becoming a zero carbon school, writes Alex Green from the Let’s Go Zero campaign