Education Briefer....

New Ofsted chair announced

The schools' regulatory body Ofsted has announced that David Hoare is to take over as its new chairman, replacing Baroness Sally Morgan.

Growing schools 'losing play space'

Hundreds of thousands of pupils could end up with less room to play outside because a squeeze on school places has meant classrooms are being built on playgrounds and playing fields, it has been reported.

Employers call for action on school leavers' work readiness

British businesses believe the UK education system could do more to prepare young people for the world of work. This according to findings from UK business lobbying organisation the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) study released today.

An opportunity for Solent students to show their coding skills

Ordnance Survey has teamed up with Totton College and the Cathedral Innovation Centre to give under 19s in the Solent region a chance to participate in the Festival of Code, a competition taking place throughout the UK from 28 July to 3 August.

 EB Features....

Education for a connected world

Mark Chambers, CEO of naace, the national association for the education technology industry, sets out his six top criteria for schools teaching the new computing curriculum this September, and argues for a strategic consideration of course provision

Keeping a laser eye on key school assets

The task of managing a school’s equipment has often gotten in the way of providing services. Education Business looks into recent developments in asset tracking technology that offer multiple benefits to schools

Rewarding commitment to quality education

Now in its tenth year, the 2014 Education Business Awards will take place on 10 July at London’s Grange Hotel and will once again recognise outstanding achievements in the UK education sector

Join the after school club

Out-of-school clubs can, if run effectively, deliver value to schools that goes beyond profit margins. Catherine Wrench, director of the Out of School Alliance, shares vital information
on setting up childcare provision after the school day has ended

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 Supplier Focus....

CambridgeStyle Canopies

A family owned & run company with a wealth of experience in providing structures solutions.  Our passion is providing outdoor covered areas to allow comfortable meeting or storage areas that can be enjoyed throughout the year whatever the weather.

Looking after your workforce with Frontier Software

Looking after the workforce, and paying them, is an important function in any school, college or university.

Rubb builds ‘ingenious solution’ for sports hall at Ipswich Academy

Rubb Buildings Ltd joined forces with construction giant Balfour Beatty to deliver a custom-made sports structure containing a mix of spaces as well as a main sports hall as part of a new academy in Ipswich.

Water treatment for schools and educational institutions

Managing an educational facility demands constant observation of all technical equipment, sanitary stations, outdoor areas, etc.

Custom Built Electrical Transformers

Majestic Transformer Co have been manufacturing have been manufacturing single phase transformers and three phase transformers, along with chokes and transformer rectifier power supplies for over 70 years and have a wealth of experience in manufacturing custom built transformers to meet many varied specifications and standards, from basic commercial &industrial, to educational, marine, medical, railways & defence.

 Supplier Profiles....

Stationery Market Limited

Stationery Market is a leading and innovative UK wholesaler of arts, crafts and writing instruments, representing several European brands. Having a great product portfolio, Stationery Market provides first class customer service to its clientele with products available from its warehouse for next day delivery.

Ease

EaseManage is a construction and project management company. They focus on building strong working relationships based on collaboration, openness and clear communication. It is described as what they do – it’s just the way they work.

Reisswolf London Ltd

Reisswolf London Ltd is one of the UK’s market leading secure Confidential Document Destruction specialists based in the South East of England.

Stressworx

Ruth from Stressworx has a wealth of experience in the field of education and as an ex teacher herself she appreciates all the challenges staff face on a daily basis, including high stress levels that hinder them from effectively doing their job.

Gymphlex Ltd

Pocklington ramp up Rugby performance with GFORCE

Elliotts Cleaning

Meeting the demands of education facilities requires a different approach to planning & managing an effective cleaning schedule.

Boutique Modern

The Modern Classroom

Scientific & Chemical

As the UK’s leading supplier of science equipment, chemicals and related services, SciChem (Scientific & Chemical Supplies Ltd) have an unrivalled understanding of the needs of science technicians and teachers.

Carpenter Box

Specialist Services for Academies

ID Card Centre

ID Card Centre has been supplying the Education industry for over 16 years (previously as Aurora ID Card Centre) with all identity and access control products.

Bagnall & Morris

The Education sector face challenges in safeguarding their student and employee’s confidential information on a daily basis: from names and addresses, to medical records, financial information and exam results.

Universal Pool Services

As a Specialist Contractor for the Leisure Industry with over 40 years combined experience, we are confident in the knowledge that either an Underwater repair or a complete refurbishment to their swimming pool tank or associated area- the works completed are to the highest standards practiced.

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