It is important for schools to have a policy and plan in place to manage and respond to security related incidents. The DfE’s guidance on school security offers some advice on crime prevention

Emma Turner explores the benefits of flexible working from the viewpoints of school leaders and teaching staff, and challenges traditional working practices and part time prejudice

Should you be questioning whether to bring your catering provision in-house, there are many matters to evaluate first, as outlined here by education owned charity CPL Group

Matthew Gage, programme director for the Department for Education's commercial team

Matthew Gage from the Department for Education's commercial team looks back at the Schools' Buying Strategy, and shares how the department aims to support schools with procurement in the future

Phil Avery from Bohunt Education Trust argues how an outdoor programme, led by holistic aims rather than performance measures, has the potential to help self, school and system

Ciara Lamb from The Key outlines what regular cleaning arrangements you should have in place to minimise the chance of coronavirus spreading in your school

Mark Bentley, safeguarding and cybersecurity manager at the charitable trust LGfL, reviews remote learning and keeping children safe whilst working online.

How are schools meeting the challenges of delivering remote learning? Computing experts are leading the way on coping with the challenges of education during coronavirus

Polgate School classroom, credit Wernick

The use of offsite modular technology will help deliver the government's ten-year school rebuilding programme, as well as meet the UK’s net-zero target. The MPBA's Jackie Maginnis explains how

Schools are nearly twice as likely to suffer a blaze than other types of commercial building, which has led to the launch of a parliamentary petition urging to change the law on sprinklers

Procuring energy can be a long and confusing process, yet it doesn’t have to be. CPL Group outlines what schools should consider when thinking about buying their next energy contract

The winners of the Education Business Awards have been announced, with schools across the UK recognised for the dedication and hard work of teaching and support staff

Schools are having to deal with a dynamic situation caused by the pandemic. Fiona Riley, Chair of IOSH’s Education Group, looks at how schools are managing risks, including psycho-social issues.

There will soon come a time when teachers are able to look to the future and want to plan their class excursions. The School Travel Forum is asking for government support to help establish a pathway to restart overnight educational visits

With free school meals in the headlines, LACA’s national chair Stephen Forster sets out how LACA proposes to ensure that children are fed, whether in term time or the holidays

Covid-19 has added to the pressures facing staff – so providing support to teachers, and spotting early warning signs that they may be struggling, are key to reducing professional burnout and absenteeism

King's Academy Ringmer Eco Club members and solar panels

There are hundreds of ways for schools to become more sustainable – but better-quality buildings and heating systems are two of the most important

Heena Dave from Learning through Landscapes explains the My School, My Planet project to help children from communities hardest hit during the pandemic to have access to outdoor environments

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