With teachers spending on average seven to eight hours a week preparing their lessons, sharing resources is proving very effective at saving time and improving classes, writes Brigitte Ricou-Bellan, managing director of digital at TES Global
The Education Show, which takes place 16-18 March, is the event that gives more than 10,000 visitors the chance to see the products and resources that are transforming teaching and learning, as well as hear from experts on current educational issues
Many schools have introduced systems that allow parents to pay online for items such as school meals or trips, eliminating the need to send pupils in with cash and cheques. Education Business reports on this trend
Dimensional misfit between pupils and classroom equipment can often cause poor posture and lead to an increase in loss of concentration and poor productivity, writes Jim Taylour of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors
Breaching the Data Protection Act carries severe consequences and can lead to heavy monetary fines or even prosecution, writes James Kelly, chief executive of the British Security Industry Association.