• Dimensional misfit between pupils and classroom equipment can often cause poor posture and lead to an increase in loss of concentration and poor productivity, writes Jim Taylour of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors

  • A rounded curriculum that balances ‘traditional’ academic study with creative subjects will ensure that youngsters are ready for work, writes the Design Museum's Catherine Ritman-Smith

  • School visits abroad call for even greater care, organisation and planning than visits and adventures at home. RoSPA shares some advice

    School Trips Abroad - advice from RoSPA
  • With warnings of excessive sugar consumption the vending industry has changed, writes Jonathan Hart, chief executive of the Automatic Vending Association (AVA)

    A healthy vending stock
  • FutureLearn’s head of content Nigel Smith talks about how a collaboration with Raspberry Pi is enabling teachers to make coding accessible to all

    Are you fluent in coding?

 Latest News

The education secretary, Justine Greening, has promised that qualified teacher status will not be scrapped following concerns it is easier to get into teaching.

A number of changes have been made by Ofqual to the way exams will be reviewed and appealed.

A joint letter by London Councils and Core Cities UK has urged the government to invest £335 million into education to avoid cuts.

Education has been named as less important than unemployment and housing, according to a poll by Ipsos Mori.

Two petitions calling new GCSE exams unfair have raised more than 130,000 signatures.

Sex and relationship education (SRE) needs to be an essential part of secondary school curriculum, with parents given the choice to opt their child out, the Local Government Association has announced.

The Welsh government have announced that they will be contributing to a music fund designed to encourage youngsters to become musicians.

The debate over opening new grammar schools has seen MPs question how vague the current plans are.

The amount of new citizenship teachers in England has fallen since 2010, new figures show.

More teachers are being refused a pay rise because of the government’s performance related pay (PRP) system, according to a new survey

 Features

With teachers spending on average seven to eight hours a week preparing their lessons, sharing resources is proving very effective at saving time and improving classes, writes Brigitte Ricou-Bellan, managing director of digital at TES Global

The Education Show, which takes place 16-18 March, is the event that gives more than 10,000 visitors the chance to see the products and resources that are transforming teaching and learning, as well as hear from experts on current educational issues

Many schools have introduced systems that allow parents to pay online for items such as school meals or trips, eliminating the need to send pupils in with cash and cheques. Education Business reports on this trend

With pupil numbers rising again in 2016, and the trend likely to continue for the next few years, researcher Beth Walton looks at what schools can do to manage a rising demand for places

Dimensional misfit between pupils and classroom equipment can often cause poor posture and lead to an increase in loss of concentration and poor productivity, writes Jim Taylour of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors

A rounded curriculum that balances ‘traditional’ academic study with creative subjects will ensure that youngsters are ready for work, writes the Design Museum's Catherine Ritman-Smith

School visits abroad call for even greater care, organisation and planning than visits and adventures at home. RoSPA shares some advice

A healthy vending stock

With warnings of excessive sugar consumption the vending industry has changed, writes Jonathan Hart, chief executive of the Automatic Vending Association (AVA)

Are you fluent in coding?

FutureLearn’s head of content Nigel Smith talks about how a collaboration with Raspberry Pi is enabling teachers to make coding accessible to all

Education technology: challenges and successes

Neil Watkins, managing director of IT procurement framework, Think IT, looks at what the biggest IT successes and concerns were for schools in 2016

 Education Events

16/03/2017 to 17/03/2017

Bett Academies (16-17 March, NEC, Birmingham) will be offering the necessary advice on issues such as funding, recruitment and policy.