With current skills shortages subjects like Design & Technology need to be seen as a valuable subject for young people to study, especially once the UK leaves the EU, argues the Design & Technology Association.

Andrew Mabbett, researcher at BESA, examines how to get the young generation excitied about STEM subjects in post Brexit Britain.

Jonathan Hart, chief executive of the Automatic Vending Association, discusses the upcoming UK currency changes and how this will affect the thousands of vending machines in schools.

With British Food Fortnight upon us (17 September to 2 October), how can school caterers and teachers get children excited about the wonderful food produced in this country?

The School Travel Forum's online ‘Teacher Toolkit’ is designed to address teachers' concerns regarding school trips and highlight the benefits they bring

How can the free schools programme meet the twin challenge of creating more school places and improving educational standards? Sarah Pearson of the New Schools Network shares her views.

Efficiency is a word brought up time and again when it comes to financial matters. But what does it really mean – and can it be applied in a school setting? A report by NASBM looks at how working more efficiently can make a big difference on budgets.

Chris Keates, general secretary of the NASUWT teachers’ union, analyses a number of factors that are contributing to the current recruitment and retention issues facing the teaching profession.

ParentPay analyses the progress of cashless payment systems in the education sector, examining the benefits to schools as well as the main barriers to adoption.

With 10,000 more children under the age of four in Hertfordshire compared to a decade ago, the county council shares its strategic approach to making sure every child has a school place.

RIBA’s Emilia Plotka examines how excellent design can help the government’s capital funding programme stretch as far as possible.

If schools are to play their part in reducing obesity, they need to develop healthy eating policies that are implemented in every day school life, urges dietitian Dimple Thakrar.

BESA’s Mark Rosser offers advice to schools on integrating tablets effectively into the learning environment and optimising their benefits with other AV technologies.

The Grange Hotel in St Paul’s once again played host to the Education Business Awards, which celebrated the very best of the UK’s education sector across 21 award categories.

Talk of Theresa May potentially lifting the ban on opening new grammar schools has dominated the headlines in recent weeks. Education Business’ Tommy Newell examines the latest updates.

Stepping inside the home of a significant person from history can immerse pupils in the past and bring to life many cross-curricular topics, writes the English Heritage’s London Education Team.

Schools must consider how they can reduce the risk of theft outside of school hours. James Kelly, chief executive of the British Security Industry Association, looks at a variety of security solutions.

Leisure Industry Week on 20-21 September will host educational sessions addressing how play can tackle the issue of inactivity and how schools can develop their sports facilities.

John Galloway, a SEN ICT adviser in Tower Hamlets, discusses how teachers can assist SEND students in developing computational thinking, and encourage their learning beyond the lesson.

Young people deserve to experience a broad and balanced curriculum which recognises the importance of design, argues Catherine Ritman-Smith of the Design Museum.

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