Education Briefer....

Government announces measures to tackle teacher workload

The government has announced a series of decisive measures designed to help tackle the root causes of unnecessary teacher workload.

PM supports grammar school plans

During a visit to the South East, Prime Minister David Cameron has voiced support for the expansion of grammar schools.

Extra investment to be made in rebuilding schools

It has been announced that a extra £2 billion will made available for schools across the UK to improve buildings and design.

Small firms given more opportunities for public sector contracts

A report by the Prime Minister's Enterprise Advisor Lord Young outlines a set of new reforms that will give smaller companies more opportunities to win government contracts.

 EB Features....

Making school buildings a priority

As the general election approaches, the Government announces more details about which schools are to recieve funding for urgent repair and refurbishment work under the Priority School Building Programme

The fabric of design

With many schools receiving funding to have their old school buildings rebuilt, the Society of British and International Design examines whether the same desired affect can be created with refurbishments, and discusses the key challenges

Introducing teachers to computational thinking

‘Computational thinking’ is given great prominence in the new computing curriculum, but for many teachers, it’s an unfamiliar concept. The Barefoot Computing project helps teachers to understand the concepts behind computational thinking and what they mean in practice, writes Zoe Ross

A safe and hygienic learning environment

It’s a well-know fact that schools make excellent breeding grounds for germs. As part of research from BioCote, the world’s first ever classroom that actively inhibits the growth of potentially harmful microbes has been created, with impressive results to date

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 Supplier Focus....

Education poised for growth as GESS Dubai ends on a high note

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 05 March 2015 – Dubai’s private education market is poised for growth as the supply sector aggressively pursues to fill a growing demand driven by a student population explosion.

The Dining Dilemma – help is at hand

It’s a question faced by many schools every day:  “How can we streamline our lunchtime to feed more children in less time?”

National Maritime Museum

Against Captains Orders: a Journey into the Uncharted. An unforgettable theatrical experience for schools: April – July 2015 National Maritime Museum

Securing School Networks to Support Learning

iboss, the #1 education security provider in the USA, was founded in 2003 with a goal of providing innovative security for today’s complex network environments.

3P Learning wins two awards at the world’s leading education technology event

3P Learning has been awarded two prestigious BETT 2015 awards in the ‘Best Whole Course Curriculum Content’ and ‘International Digital Resource’ categories. Coinciding with BETT, the world’s largest education technology show, the awards are considered the highest accolade in the industry.

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 Supplier Profiles....

TurfandStuff Ltd

TurfandStuff are a leading UK supplier of bulky playground surface and landscaping materials.

Sound and Music

Sound and Music’s education programme supports the development of young composers and creative musicians, as well as helping those who support them. 

Lone Wolf Mobile Bushcraft

Bushcraft courses

Brathay Trust

Brathay Trust is a charity with the mission to improve the life chances of children and young people. We do this by inspiring them to engage positively in their communities.

E.S.Heating & Lighting

E.S.Heating & Lighting are pioneering the supply and installation of energy saving equipment and ideas.

Hire Fitness

Hire Fitness are specialists in the design and installation of gyms in schools, colleges and universities across the UK and Ireland. 

Imagination Station

The imagination Station is a multipurpose, curriculum linked, pop up structure with bags of potential for Early Years’ learning and fun.

Keytracker Ltd

Keytracker Ltd offers the education sector the most comprehensive range of key, laptop and equipment management systems available.

Velocity Sports Ltd

Velocity Sports Ltd are a specialist company providing a turnkey solution for sports facility development.

Outback2Basics

Put the modern world behind you and step into the past with our Stone Age Rocks programme.

ChromaCrabs® Kids Piano App

ChromaCrabs® App at Sunshine Bay

Practical Action

Bring a global dimension into the classroom with Practical Action

Fawns

Playtime by Fawns create inspirational playscapes in school and nursery settings. With over 25 years experience we work on a consultative basis with school leaders, student councils and parent groups to design outdoor spaces unique to the needs of the setting.

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