Education Briefer....

Tech companies to support £3.6m coding campaign

Experts from technology firms such as 02 and Google are to help training and providing resources to teach digital skills in primary school classrooms across the UK.

Schools to be inspected twice on same day

Schools face being scrutinised twice on the same day by different Ofsted inspectors under reliability testing being piloted by the watchdog this term.

Schools face places crisis

Schools could be pushed to breaking point over the next decade by the need to provide almost a million more places for pupils, town hall chiefs have warned.

Businesses encouraged to spend more on education

Businesses are being urged to do more to support schools as a new study reveals that the world’s top companies spend just 13 per cent of their combined charitable budgets on education.

 EB Features....

A second chance for old school buildings

The government’s Priority School Building Programme has seen 14 schools completed, with 59 currently under construction. Education Business looks at some newly-opened school buildings

Developing an ICT strategy

Technology is constantly evolving and it can be a challenge for schools to stay abreast with the latest innovations and changes to the curriculum. Mark Chambers, CEO of NAACE, shares his advice on what schools should do when developing an ICT strategy within their organisation

A spotlight on school sports tours

What is the value of residential sports tours and are they a factor in high achieving schools? The School Travel Forum’s Ian Pearson investigates

A motivated and motivating workforce

A modern approach to HR, such as that adopted at the David Young Community Academy in Leeds, can help raise attainment and deliver financial savings by paving the way for outstanding teaching and learning. The Independent Academies Association reports

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 Supplier Focus....

OKI in Education

As an industry leader in print solutions for education, OKI gives you the ability to bring learning to life with colour while being able to control the costs of printing.

Sustainable Outdoor Shelters – From Foundation Years to College

The Aquila Series 7 modular tensile canopy system is waterproof and UV impervious. It was developed in 1986 with Buro Happold, a world leader in the field, to a wind speed of 64mph, snow depth of 12 inches and a working life of 10 years.

New Awards for all Educational Establishments

Poor toilets have a negative impact on pupils and students who may avoid using the toilets because they are dirty, smelly, lack basic provisions, are not private enough, or because they are not allowed to go to the toilet when they need to. 

G-Force Europe

G-Force Europe is leading manufacturer and supplier of workplace equipment providing storage solutions, handling equipment and essential facilities products to organisations across the United Kingdom.

Contemporary Creative and Fun

Animal parades have been around for many years, and this is the opportunity to create your class parade.  Primer Jolly Roger Models come in all shapes and sizes and can be decorated to match any theme or subject.

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 Supplier Profiles....


Sanondaf provides a touch-less disinfection system that kills 99.99% of harmful bacteria, viruses, fungi and mould.


Costco Wholesale is an exclusive membership warehouse club, which sell a wide selection of top quality brand name merchandise at low warehouse prices. We currently have 25 locations within the UK.


With more than 60 years of expertise, BIC® is the UK’s leading brand in writing instruments and provides trustworthy, reliable products perfect for the classroom at school and even for children in early years.

PlanBee Resources

Since its launch in 2010, PlanBee has been providing teachers with ready-to-use KS1 and KS2 primary teaching resources that really take the sting out of planning.


Gardenature is a family run business which has fast become Europe’s No 1 manufacturer and supplier of high quality products designed specifically for watching all forms of wildlife from the relaxed comfort of your armchair, your garden, out in the wild, or any other natural habitat.

Aspire Active Camps Ltd

Aspire are recognised as leading providers of innovative services and resources that educate and inspire schools, coaches, young people, children and their families to engage in physical activity.


This year’s Education Show will once again be attended by stationery ergonomic specialists, STABILO.

Bridgwater College

Bridgwater College is the pioneer of the Forest School concept in the UK, after an exchange visit to Denmark in the early 90s inspired a programme now widely accepted as a valuable mode of learning for all ages and client groups.

4Delta Group

Providing the right 3D printing knowledge


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

Leading Education

Leading Education are re-imagining the way CPD is delivered within schools

One Education

A research-based social-emotional learning curriculum materials


ParentHub is the app for communicating with parents.

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