• The Key's Caroline Doherty identifies some of the main developments likely to hit the sector

  • The WISE campaign says that the UK needs 30 per cent of women in STEM. Helen Wollaston looks at how we can encourage girls to choose STEM subjects and progress into STEM related careers

  • The use of technology in education is evolving, driven as much by edtech’s own development as by schools’ requirements. Naace's Steve Moss sheds some light on the current edtech landscape

    A Year 5 student using a Promethean ActivPanel at Torkington Primary School
  • How do you make the teaching environment comfortable, while limiting carbon emissions and keeping bills as low as possible? Alex Green from Ashden shares some tips

  • Adam Wainwright takes a look at some of the important things to consider when undergoing academy conversion and provides advice for avoiding some of the common problems

 Latest News

Board games can help improve maths skills

The EEF has claimed that teachers and early years staff can use storybooks and games to help young children develop their early maths skills.

‘Whole school’ approach to mental health in Wales

The Welsh Government has annoucned new funding to protect, improve and support the mental health of children and young people.

College leaders and governors from top performing schools have been appointed to help improve standards of further education and training at colleges.

Science Minister Chris Skidmore spoke at the BETT Show, reiterating the government's commitment to education technology and working with industry to create solutions that address some of the challenges in education.

HP has launched its HP Digital Skills Community Bus, a converted double decker bus kitted out with the latest education technology.

Electric vehicle campaign Go Ultra Low has announced the winner of Ben Fogle’s Hero to Zero Emission Miles Challenge, a national school competition which encouraged pupils to choose zero emission travel.

The government is funding trials of new assistive technology for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities in up to 100 schools and colleges.

Schools putting own interests ahead of pupils

Amanda Spielman has criticised schools for putting their own interests ahead of their pupils’, accusing them of continuing to ‘game’ the system.

 Features

The Key's Caroline Doherty identifies some of the main developments likely to hit the sector

The WISE campaign says that the UK needs 30 per cent of women in STEM. Helen Wollaston looks at how we can encourage girls to choose STEM subjects and progress into STEM related careers

A Year 5 student using a Promethean ActivPanel at Torkington Primary School

The use of technology in education is evolving, driven as much by edtech’s own development as by schools’ requirements. Naace's Steve Moss sheds some light on the current edtech landscape

The payment supply workers receive will significantly inform how they feel about working with you and the children they teach, which is why mark up rates for agency staff are so important. Jenny Nugent from Crown Commercial Service explains further

How do you make the teaching environment comfortable, while limiting carbon emissions and keeping bills as low as possible? Alex Green from Ashden shares some tips

Adam Wainwright takes a look at some of the important things to consider when undergoing academy conversion and provides advice for avoiding some of the common problems

 Education Events

30/01/2020

More than ever before, schools need extra support to cope with shrinking budgets, challenges around pupil and staff wellbeing, and complicated procurement processes.

22/01/2020 to 25/01/2020

The 36th edition of Bett UK takes place on 22-25 January 2020 at the ExCeL London – and with an expanded offer of show features and content, it is an unmissable date in the global EdTech event calendar.