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People, policy, politics

Praise the board!

Rebecca Tear, Head of Badminton School, looks at the role of school governors from a headteac...

Teaching

Educating talent

Frances Mwale, Farlington School's prep headmistress, reflects on a recent conference explorin...

Events

BETT: The phenomenon continues

Caroline Wright, Director of the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), gives her t...

Events

Top tips for surviving Bett 2015

Whether you'™re a newbie to Bett or a long term '˜Betteran'™, four days at the ExCeL with 800 ...

Events

Expect the unexpected at Bett 2015

Education Technology editor Rebecca Paddick gets ready for Bett, the leading learning technolo...

Technology

Who's afraid of the dark?

John Ronane believes that a lack of prior computing experience is no reason for teachers to st...

Catering & hospitality

Insight from the experts, part 5

Sue Parfett considers the implications of the decision that regular overtime should be factore...

Sustainability

Warming to renewable technologies

Richard Hiblen looks at the role RHI has played in supporting the implementation of more susta...

Facilities & buildings

Safe and sound

Louise Hosking believes that the impact procurement can have on the working environment is sti...

Technology

Pity the poor supplier

A brief peek inside the engine room of ICT sales company IDNS, by Wireless Division Manager, S...

International

Enriching experiences

Group school trips abroad are fine, but you can't beat a good old-fashioned student exchange, ...

Technology

Staying on the right side of the law

Ensuring that your website is legal can be an education in its own right, says lawyer Nichola ...

Law, finance, HR

Questions of entitlement

Alice Reeve from law firm Veale Wasbrough Vizards looks at the implications for schools of a r...

Teaching

They do furnish a room

The digital revolution is all very well, but you can't beat the physical presence of a book, s...

International

Foreign affairs

Maureen Lacey from Gabbitas Education offers advice to teachers who are thinking of applying f...

Teaching

Reaching the reluctant readers

Alex Maher has some ideas for schools seeking to foster a love of books and encourage children...

Teaching

There's no escaping the performing arts

We should be integrating performing arts right across school life, says Darryl Nel from ACS Co...

Teaching

Looking beyond the school gates

Helen Jeys from Manchester High School for Girls asks how schools can prepare young people, no...

Events

Coding in the real world

BETT speaker profile: Kirsty Tonks, e-learning and teaching school director, Shireland Collegi...

School life

The importance of character building

Berkhamsted School Principal Mark Steed discusses the role independent schools play in buildin...

Events

Girls'™ school conference report

Louise Higson gives her perspective on the talks and discussions at this year's Girls' Schools...

Events

Why I love Project Based Learning

BETT 2015 speaker profile: Gail Abbitt, Technology Integration Specialist, St Julian's School ...

Events

BETT 2015: The '˜Digital Maturity Index'™

Speaker profile: Gary Spracklen, Director of Digital Learning and Innovation will look at how ...

School life

Guaranteeing religious freedom

Psychologist Dr Michael Hymans looks at ways in which schools can create safe learning environ...

Technology

Should schools be doing more?

Paul Evans, Managing Director of Redstor asks, should schools be doing more to prevent cyber b...

Sustainability

How energy efficient are you?

Jonathan Valentine suggests five ways all schools can make dramatic reductions in their energy...

Catering & hospitality

Insight from the experts, part 4

Choosing a catering consultant is not something to be undertaken lightly, says Sue Parfett, ma...

International

School's in for summer

Stuart Higgins, principal of Saint Michael's College, weighs up the pros and cons of running a...

Teaching

I am not a number

Don't just look at a school's exam results, get the broader picture, advises Graeme May, deput...

Law, finance, HR

SORP points

What does the new charity SORP (statement of recommended practice) mean for schools? asks Hele...

Technology

Enhancing the digital classroom

Dave Saltmarsh, educational evangelist at JAMF Software, on how mobile device management tools...

School life

Now boarding ...

Robin Fletcher reflects on his first few months as the new national director of the Boarding S...

School life

Explained: shared parental leave

Lawyer Simon Bevan explains how shared parental leave and changes to other family-related leav...

School life

The play's the thing

As the school nativity play season draws near, Hilary Moriarty reminds us why we shouldn't und...

Teaching

Dealing with exam stress

Anxiety and exam stress are taking their toll on the wellbeing of year 11 students, says Helen...

Teaching

Teachers under pressure

Keren Prior has some advice on how headteachers can tackle HR issues and make their own lives ...

School life

Girls mean business

Encouraging girls to develop the entrepreneurial spirit is vital, argues Rachel Kerr from the ...

Teaching

Using the power of natural curiosity

Christopher Lloyd explains why connecting the dots of the past presents the most exhilarating ...

Technology

Making to participate

Effective digital participation can only come when you understand how the technologies you are...

Technology

Classroom connectivity

Natalie Duffield, CEO of intechnologyWiFi, discusses how we can solve the connectivity problem...