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

The National Fire Chiefs Council has engaged with the Department for Education who are shortly to launch a consultation of its revised draft Design Guidance for Fire Safety in new schools

Computer Science teachers and computing lead teachers in primary schools share their tips about how to make remote education work, and what changes are here to stay

The first 50 schools have been chosen for rebuilding work under the government’s ten-year programme. We look at some of the chosen projects

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

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