• Effective parental engagement is an important part of school life, as is making parents feel a part of their child’s development, writes headteacher, Tina Olivia

  • While schools are more likely to invest in technology that supports and enhances students’ learning, something that is often overlooked is using edtech to improve teachers’ own experiences

  • Lee Fellows from the Academy of Contemporary Music shares advice on how teachers can spot the early warning signs and what techniques can address nerves

  • With hundreds of public playgrounds set to close, API Chair Mark Hardy says it’s more important than ever that schools are able to provide adequate play facilities

  • There was a selection of educational buildings that were recognised for their inspiring designs at the RIBA National Awards 2017

    Wells Cathedral School (new music facilities)

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Chemistry has now overtaken history as the fourth most popular A Level subject.

Exam boards are set to introduce a category for students who do not identify with their gender when comparing the grades of boys and girls.

The government will not be able to see the impact of its £72 million project, which aims to boost social mobility in 12 areas, until after 2020, according to government research.

Headteachers are not able to go out on training opportunities as a result of heavy workloads and funding shortages, research shows.

A single parent-of-two claiming in-work support and working full-time as a teacher could be over £3,700 worse off a year in 2018-19, research shows.

The Department for Education has said that it will withdraw all funding from the adult training provider Learndirect following a report into its poor standards.

Large multi-academy trusts (MATs) are less appealing to primary headteachers than secondary, according to researchers.

Exam stress sees spike in Childline counselling sessions

In the last two years, there has been a 21 per cent rise in Childline counselling sessions for young people worried about exam results.

A new report from Public Health Wales has revealed that 29 per cent of children under five in Wales are not getting enough time outdoors despite 97 per cent of parents thinking it is important for children to play outside.

Pupils from lower socioeconomic backgrounds may be held back by their A Level subject choices when applying for elite university places, a study has found.

 Features

Effective parental engagement is an important part of school life, as is making parents feel a part of their child’s development, writes headteacher, Tina Olivia

While schools are more likely to invest in technology that supports and enhances students’ learning, something that is often overlooked is using edtech to improve teachers’ own experiences

Lee Fellows from the Academy of Contemporary Music shares advice on how teachers can spot the early warning signs and what techniques can address nerves

With hundreds of public playgrounds set to close, API Chair Mark Hardy says it’s more important than ever that schools are able to provide adequate play facilities

Wells Cathedral School (new music facilities)

There was a selection of educational buildings that were recognised for their inspiring designs at the RIBA National Awards 2017

Julie Nugent from the Design & Technology Association explains what knowledge and skills young people need to embrace 3D printing

Throughout history, the south coast has often been the last line of defence against would-be invaders, writes Nigel Smith, chief executive of Tourism South East

Virtual Reality is increasingly being used in schools to add another dimension to learning, Education Business looks at this growing technology trend

Kids using mobile technology

Discussions during London EdTech Week on 19-23 June highlighted the belief that the education sector needs to prove that education technology works and drives school improvement

Jo Nicholas from the Children's Food Trust shares advice on implemented a packed lunch policy in schools