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Free teaching toolkit co-produced by migrant young people to improve integration and inclusion in schools

Children’s charity Coram has launched a new teaching toolkit which aims to increase understanding of the experiences of migrant children and young people to improve integration and inclusion in schools.

Universal Credit roll-out could see over 50,000 more children eligible for free school meals

The Department for Education is asking for views on how the government can continue to support children most in need.

Institute of School Business Leadership launches in place of NASBM

The Institute of School Business Leadership (ISBL) has been unveiled with a pledge to provide a voice to all school business professionals.

School road safety campaign launches make children THINK!

A new road safety campaign has been launched aimed at teachers and schools to help cut child fatalities.

Effectiveness of free schools cannot be measured yet, report says

According to a report by the Education Policy Institute, it is not yet possible to conclude whether free schools are more effective in improving pupil attainment than other schools.

School children to be offered direct engineering experience

The government is set to work with industry partners next year to form the Year of Engineering as part of a major push to tackle the skills gap.

Scottish maths and English student teacher numbers fall

New figures show that English and maths are struggling to attract student teachers in Scotland.

Teachers in Northern Ireland to need license to drive a minibus

School teachers in Northern Ireland will no longer be allowed to drive school minibuses with a car driving license, the BBC has reported.

New Teaching Regulation Agency to replace the NCTL

Staff at the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) and the Department for Education are set to team up to support teachers at “every stage of their career”.

Pupils to be given advice on how to respond to terrorist attacks

Security experts from Counter Terrorism Policing (CTB) have commissioned a new animated film designed to teach young people how to react if caught up in a gun or knife terror attack.

 Features

Where’s the confidence in coding?

Education Business looks at what help and support is out there from the technology industry

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

While schools are accustomed to complying with the Data Protection Act, they will need to prepare for some changes in the way they obtain and manage information once the GDPR comes into force

The future for school-led teacher training

What might the future hold for the development of teacher trainees, as well as the educators that ‘train the trainees’? Emma Hollis, executive director of the National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers (NASBTT), investigates

It is widely recognised that healthy school food boosts academic attainment and enhances pupil wellbeing. Education Business picks its top ten schools that provide outstanding catering

 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