Education Briefer....

Premier League gives £10.5m to primary school sport

The Premier League is looking to strengthen the grassroots of sport with an investment of £10.5 million to help clubs link with their local primary schools.

School absence fines on the increase

The number of parental fines in England for children’s poor school attendance has risen sharply since the government ban on term-time holidays was introduced, BBC research suggests.

New powers to curb extremism and creationist teaching in nurseries

In her first major announcement, newly appointed Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has declared that Councils are to be given powers to stop funding early-years providers with links to extremism.

More technical schools on the way

More places offering specialist, technical education are to be created after proposals for seven new university technical colleges (UTCs) and four new studio schools were announced by Chancellor George Osborne.

 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 Flavell 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

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 Supplier Focus....

Vannplastic Ltd

Vannplastic Ltd are the manufacturers of Wood Polymer Composite (WPC) products under the brand ecodek, and are the only UK manufacturer to extrude solid deck boards.

SDS Document Scanning and Digitising

“We have 3 rooms full of archive storage boxes. These could be used as classrooms” Large and poorly maintained archives can have a big impact on the running of any school.

What Next for Schoolwear?

The Headmistress from one of our leading girls’ independent schools  asked me simple question last year, “Why is school uniform so boring?  The boys are always in blazers and grey trousers, and, whilst there should be more variety with girls, all too often they find themselves dressed in a boys’ shape blazer with an ill-matching skirt.”

DMS Protective Equipment - Scorpion Protective Armour

It is an unfortunate fact that in the early 21st Century the need for PPE amongst police and security forces is greater than ever. Indiscriminate acts of violence can break out at any time, which is why Police and Security Forces worldwide are choosing lightweight and easily deployed Personal Protective and Light Trauma Equipment for speed and safety.

Communicate you care with Clear Wayfinding Media for a Positive First Experience

First Impressions do count: Wayfinding Media in the Education sector is not just about directing people through your site, it is more than that, it is the perfect opportunity to make that all important first impression.

 Supplier Profiles....

SENtral Consultants

2014 SEND Code of Practice – Are You Prepared?

Patoss

Membership of Patoss can help you in your day-to-day work by certifying your ability in assessment and teaching.

SureSet

SureSet permeable resin bound paving is the ideal solution for pedestrian and vehicular areas of any size that require a hard-wearing, low maintenance surface that also looks amazing.

Playtop 3D Rubber Animals

Overwhelmingly positive play’ with Playtop’s new 3D Program

Green Unit Ltd

A Special Space to Inspire Learning

Office Formation

Office Formation builds great British school environments…

Wildlife World

Taking education outdoors

The AirDri Group

Changing the way children dry their hands

Security Engineering

At Security Engineering, we understand how important your home or business is to you. That's why we provide comprehensive security installation and maintenance services that meet your specific requirements.

NHS Creative - Tavistock and Portman

There's still time to enhance your career in education - Apply now for September 2014

Laser Lines

Not got a 3D Printer yet? 

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