• The funding that primary schools receive for PE and sports provision from the Department for Education has doubled. Education Business looks at the criteria and how it can be spent

    Funding for primary PE and sport provision
  • The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) has recently updated its Code of Practice after finding out what assurances schools want when buying products and services

    The best resources to support teaching
  • There is a legal requirement to manage asbestos to ensure people are safe from it. So in 2017, is this regulation being observed?

    Asbestos - The unseen hazard
  • Education Business looks at what support is out there from the technology industry to help teachers teach coding effectively

    Where’s the confidence in coding?
  • Fiona Riley, chair of the Education Group of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), examines winter health and safety issues

    Winter and its risks

 Latest News

 Pupil academic success can be boosted by sports-based mentoring in schools

NHS England-supported research from Loughborough University suggests that engagement with Greenhouse Sports’ school-based sport programmes improves pupils’ core life skills and combats physical and mental health issues

130 schools fail to be rated ‘good’ by Ofsted in the last decade

Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman’s first annual report shows that around 130 schools have not been rated ‘good’ at any point over the last 10 years.

England has large performance gap in primary maths

Analysis published by the Education Policy Institute and UCL Institute of Education shows that 90,000 more primary pupils need to achieve the expected maths standard at the end of primary for England to be considered “world class.

Scottish teacher numbers increase

The numbers of teachers in Scotland has increased by 506 following the government’s investment in schools through the Attainment Scotland Fund, statistics show.

Plans for additional learning needs system in Wales

Education secretary, Kirsty Williams has published a report summarising the responses to a consultation on options for implementing the Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill.

 NAHT warns teachers to not come into work following travel safety concerns

Hundreds of schools are expected to remain closed today, 12 December as the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) warns staff not to come into work if it is unsafe to travel.

Government urged to tackle sexual harassment in schools

New research from the National Education Union and UK Feminista shows that the sexual harassment of girls in schools is widespread, with over a third of girls at mixed-sex schools saying they have been sexually harassed.

Amanda Spielman, Ofsted

A survey of civil servants working for Ofsted shows that 70 per cent are confident in the watchdog’s “clear vision” for the future, which is up 13 percentage points from last year.

Barclays, TES and Microsoft are amongst the organisations that have pledged to create flexible working opportunities in the teaching profession

Pupils across the country celebrate Mandarin success

School standards minister Nick Gibb has praised the first cohort of pupils on the Mandarin Excellence Programme for their excellent first-year results.

 Features

Funding for primary PE and sport provision

The funding that primary schools receive for PE and sports provision from the Department for Education has doubled. Education Business looks at the criteria and how it can be spent

The best resources to support teaching

The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) has recently updated its Code of Practice after finding out what assurances schools want when buying products and services

Asbestos - The unseen hazard

There is a legal requirement to manage asbestos to ensure people are safe from it. So in 2017, is this regulation being observed?

Where’s the confidence in coding?

Education Business looks at what support is out there from the technology industry to help teachers teach coding effectively

Winter and its risks

Fiona Riley, chair of the Education Group of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), examines winter health and safety issues

Facing shrinking budgets, schools go cashless

Removing cash collection from school proves to be an effective way for schools to save money and gain efficiencies

The right space to learn in

How can having the right classroom furniture impact on education and learning? BESA’s Cleo Fatoorehchi investigates

The right land for a learning environment

LocatED chief executive Lara Newman talks to Education Business about the organisation's work buying and devloping sites for new free schools

GDPR and the HR function

How the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force next May, will affect those working in the HR and payroll function in schools

Tackling school recruitment struggles

A series of measures have been announced by the education secretary, Justine Greening, which aims to get great teachers into schools. Education Business reports

 Education Events

01/11/2017 to 02/11/2017

The Education Estates Show, which takes place 1-2 November in Manchester Central, focuses on the funding, design, build, management and maintenance of schools, academies, colleges and universities across the UK