Education Briefer....

Record numbers of UK teachers

The Department for Education has announced that the number of teachers working in England in November 2013 was the highest ever recorded.

School kitchens need improvements, study finds

Data obtained by the BBC reveals that over 2,700 schools will need to improve their kitchens in order to serve free meals to infant pupils in accordance with new rules.

£9million Learning initiative launched

The Wellcome Trust has launched an international learning initiative along with the US National Science Foundation and the UK Economic and Social Research Council.

Children Should Start School 'From Age Of Two'

Early years education is often not good enough for many poorer children, according to the head of Ofsted.

 EB Features....

Free school meals – some key questions

From September 2014, all children in reception, year 1 and year 2 in state-funded schools in England will be eligible for free school meals. The Children’s Food Trust answer schools’ pressing questions on how this will affect meal provision

Helping schools serve quality meals to pupils

The Children’s Food Trust shares advice on how primary schools can overcome obstacles to implementing the new rules on free meals in the Children and Families Bill in September

Filling the pupil place shortage

The education sector faces continued pressure to provide high quality 
learning environments to the growing population. Modular buildings allow schools
to react very quickly to the increase in demand for places, as Education Business finds

Taking away the construction headache

The use of modular construction radically reduces both disruption to teaching and time on-site, both which are essential factors when schools have an urgent need for additional school places

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 Supplier Focus....

Kalamazoo goes direct into online sales of secure products and solutions

Kalamazoo Secure Solutions, one of the UK’s longest established suppliers of secure products and solutions, has just unveiled Kalamazoodirect.co.uk, a new online sales channel for its customers to purchase their secure products and solutions.

Shakespeares Solicitors

Shakespeares is one of the fastest growing law firms in the country providing legal services for businesses, public sector organisations and private clients across the UK.

Combating slips, trips and falls in schools

The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) discuss common risk factors for
accidents in schools and what can be done to provide a safe learning environment

Nearly 60% of all student absenteeism caused by illness, we have the Solution

According to national statistics last year nearly 60% of the third of a million school children who were absent from schools was down to illness. Another alarming statistic is that 2.2 million teaching days are lost due to sick teachers in 2012.

Energy saving solutions for the public sector

All establishments both private and public are being charged with reducing carbon emissions. New innovative lighting  technologies can help you achieve this target…..

 Supplier Profiles....

Isla Components

The wiper specialists

Text Help

At Texthelp we continually strive to develop innovative literacy software that changes the lives of our customers in education, the workplace and at home.

Taunton Conference Centre

Set in the heart of Somerset, Taunton Conference Centre has its own dedicated space within the grounds of the prestigious Somerset College.

Technical Surfaces

Technical Surfaces is the UK’s largest dedicated artificial grass pitch (AGP) maintenance company, providing specialist maintenance and repair services to surfaces nationwide – from regular maintenance contracts through to repairs, deep-cleans and the supply of maintenance machinery.

Barnstaple Heritage Centre

Visiting Barnstaple Heritage Centre is a great way for teachers to find inspiration for lessons, and is one of the area’s principal Historical Attractions.

Applied Business Techniques

Laundry bags, net bags, mesh bags, carry sacks and school bag manufacturers supplying UK schools, hospitals and nursing homes since 1984.

TheNationalCurriculum.com

Here at www.thenationalcurriculum.com we publish quality paperback versions of the new 2014 education guidelines in England.

Kym Allan Health and Safety Consultants Ltd

Under Regulation 7 of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, 1999 employers must ensure that they have access to competent help in applying the provisions of health and safety law.

Maxxia

Are your pupils’ parents subsidising tech at your school?

Blue AV

Launching a new product into a new sector is challenging but the number of actual sales received at the Education Show prove the M-Power lectern with its’ powered raise and lower facility, is massively ahead of anything on the market at this time.

Burgis & Bullock

Are you looking at converting to an Academy?

Smart-Techshop

A leading UK based online retailer of Tablet PC and Electronic Gadgets, providing quality products backed with speedy/reliable customer service is of paramount importance to us.

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