Education Briefer....

Cameron promises more powers to save Britain's failing schools

New powers to impose tough classroom discipline and immediately sack school leaders at failing state schools would be introduced under Conservative plans to rescue 500 failing English schools, David Cameron has announced.

Trial to assess if teen lie-ins boost achievement

A trial is getting underway to discover whether starting school later in the morning could boost academic achievement among teenagers.

Call for school first aid classes

Liberal Democrats will press for first aid to be included in the national curriculum so every child has the right to know how to save a life.

Government calls for longer school days to boost standards

School days should be made longer to boost pupils’ performance rather than sticking to the “traditional” hours, the Government says.

 EB Features....

An about turn for school stationery

The British Educational Suppliers Association’s (BESA) Caroline Wright outlines a hopeful future for schools as investment in this key area appears to be on the increase

Honouring innovation 
in education

The 2014 Education Business Awards honoured schools, academies and colleges from all over the country that have taken innovative steps towards achieving excellence for pupils

Preparing for success

Performance management software will play an increasingly important role in maintaining and improving standards in UK schools, and can help managers to use their training budgets more effectively. Deputy head Maura Favell describes the impact it has made on The Polesworth School

Making the most of ICT opportunities

Learning technology association Naace offers two examples of schools where investment in ICT education has helped deliver a curriculum that engages and inspires pupils

More Education Business Features.....

 Supplier Focus....

Affordable Awnings

Creating high quality shading for you

iBoardTouch

iBoardTouch is the leading and fastest growing interactive touchscreen screen manufacturer in the UK.

Howletts and Port Lympne

Howletts and Port Lympne Reserve, near Ashford offer a wild and educational day out for schools, like no other.

Computing in the National Curriculum. In the mind of an ICT Director…

In Sept 2014, ICT as a National Curriculum Subject was replaced by Computing. As per the ‘Computing in the National Curriculum, A guide for Secondary Teachers’ it’s described as: ‘Computing is concerned with how computers and computer systems work, how they are designed and programmed, how to apply computational thinking, and how to make the best use of information technology’.

TTG

TTG is part of The Excell Group plc and has been a NASBM Approved partner for over 9 years.

More Supplier Focus....

 Supplier Profiles....

The London Lunchbox

We have been providing a varied range of high quality, freshly prepared pack lunches and breakfast packs for tour operators and organised tour groups since 1998.

ONELAN

ONELAN and Onemedia at BETT 2015

Eurisko

Do you want an engaging and interactive classroom experience for children of all ages? Emotion Robotics’ NAO robot solutions can provide just that.

Round Pegs Education

Teachers who love teaching, teach children to love learning

CKL Clothing

You may never have heard of CKL, but it has been designing, manufacturing, importing and distributing much of the UK’s school uniforms for decades.

The StudyBed Company

The StudyBed Company manufactures a range of bespoke school furniture including the StudyBed, the ConverTable, wardrobes, storage units, drawers and mattresses.

Integral LED

Integral LED is a UK based supplier of innovative LED technology products and is part of a group that has been distributing and manufacturing technology products since 1989.

Jane's Pond Limited

Creative and bespoke natural playground design

Proactive

Proactive have been providing Audio Visual solutions in classrooms and meeting rooms throughout East Anglia (incorporating East Midlands and South East of England) for over ten years.

Shakespeare's Globe

Visit Shakespeare's Iconic Theatre - Shakespeare's Globe

Chelsea Football Club

Educational Visits to Stamford Bridge

Huck Nets

Your competent partner for recreation, play and sport solutions

Apsley Paper Trail

A school trip that delivers more...

More Supplier News.....