• With dwindling community outdoor play provision, investment in school playgrounds is a key component in the fight against childhood obesity and poor mental health, writes API's Mark Hardy

  • Recruiting for mainstream teachers is a challenge, but what about for SEND roles? Matt Taylor discusses some of the issues facing schools recruiting in this area

  • BAFE Fire Safety Register explains the importance of competence when it comes to meeting your fire safety obligations – both in terms of your ‘responsible person’ and the suppliers you use

  • With cyber attacks an increasing worry for schools, John Jackson, CEO at London Grid for Learning, discusses what senior leaders can do to ensure they stay cyber safe now and in the future

  • Stephen Ensell, education officer from the British Association of Landscape Industries, stresses the importance of having an annual maintenance schedule for outdoor spaces

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Survey reveals the pressure of Primary SATs

A new poll by YouGov has revealed that headteachers’ and primary school leaders’ are frustrated with the government’s assessment regime.

Teaching of deaf children 'heading for crisis' warns Association

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Advisory group to examine pressure on teachers

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ASCL survey reveals a 'rising tide' of pupil poverty

A survey conducted by the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) has revealed that Secondary schools are reporting a 'rising tide' of pup

 Features

With dwindling community outdoor play provision, investment in school playgrounds is a key component in the fight against childhood obesity and poor mental health, writes API's Mark Hardy

Recruiting for mainstream teachers is a challenge, but what about for SEND roles? Matt Taylor discusses some of the issues facing schools recruiting in this area

BAFE Fire Safety Register explains the importance of competence when it comes to meeting your fire safety obligations – both in terms of your ‘responsible person’ and the suppliers you use

With cyber attacks an increasing worry for schools, John Jackson, CEO at London Grid for Learning, discusses what senior leaders can do to ensure they stay cyber safe now and in the future

Stephen Ensell, education officer from the British Association of Landscape Industries, stresses the importance of having an annual maintenance schedule for outdoor spaces

Educational technology is hailed as being able to improve learning, enhance teaching and slash workload. But what should schools consider when selecting a new technology solution?

 Education Events

03/04/2019 to 04/04/2019

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