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School life

Dear Diary: Headmaster of Dragon School reflects on 30 years

John Baugh, Headmaster of the Dragon School, Oxford, reflects on the past three decades as a h...

Technology

How to introduce Bring Your Own Device in schools

What are the benefits and risks of BYOD?  Paul Dredge outlines how to bring BYOD into use scho...

Teaching

Why it is the right time for an independent school education

Frances Mwale, Prep Headmistress at Farlington School, discusses why everyone should consider...

Teaching

Too many independent schools scared of the word 'vocational'

Headmaster of Ryde School with Upper Chine, Isle of Wight, discusses the benefits of an academ...

Catering & hospitality

More water please!

BRITA Vivreau discusses how water can improve pupils' well-being

People, policy, politics

An evolution, not a revolution

Richard Smith, Creative Director at Picador Design, reveals how they refreshed the branding a...

Facilities & buildings

Creative buildings that inspire pupils

Scotts of Thrapston explains how they can meet the demand for contemporary and sustainable cla...

International

Technology and the international learning experience

How tech can help bridge the gaps between language and culture in international classrooms

International

With burning desire

Tim Wilbur, Director of Schools Consultancy at Gabbitas Education, reflects on how a strugglin...

Catering & hospitality

State-of-the-art school catering with Brookwood

Sue Parfett, Managing Partner of The Brookwood Partnership, discusses time-saving modern appli...

Teaching

Supporting a nutritious education

The importance of educating pupils on healthy eating

Teaching

The impact of parental pressure on schools

Patricia McQuade, Deputy Principal at Abbey College Manchester, discusses the impact of parent...

Teaching

Can a virtual reality environment work in the classroom?

Paul Dredge, EasiPC & Microsoft Innovative Education Expert, reveals the magic of Microsoft's ...

Technology

Keeping up with technology

Mark House, Senior Product Manager at RM Education, explores the technology gap between life ...

Technology

How secure are your school's IT systems?

Kat Howard, Senior Educational Consultant and Online Safety Lead at RM Education, explains how...

Technology

Reviewing the success of the Microsoft Cloud

Microsoft Cloud not only creates marketable skills for students it is also a great tool for fa...

Technology

New ways to use your Moodle

Valentina Martinelli meets the Moodle community and discovers how the platform works with AI a...

International

Which is more important: high grades or high values?

Chris Jeffery, Head of Bootham School, compares Singapore's education system with the UK's

Teaching

Challenging stereotypes

Lynne Horner, Principal at Westholme School, explains why STEM subjects play a significant ro...

Technology

The future is bright with STEM

Sean Skehan, Headmaster at Barrow Hills School, discusses why STEM subjects can provide exciti...

Teaching

Consider the Real STEM Competition

Matt Hackett explains how specialist STEM provision gives students a real advantage in educati...

Teaching

Noteworthy

Hilary Moriarty asks whether schools are alive with the sound of music

International

The importance of guardianship in independent schools

Tim Wilbur, Director of Schools Consultancy at Gabbitas Education, highlights the importance o...

Technology

IT is the way forward

It's vital to have your IT network operating flawlessly, says IT monitoring specialist Dirk Pa...

Teaching

Kit out your sports team for next season

Kukri explain how they can help independent schools to prepare for next year

International

Going global at Brighton College

Ian McIntyre, Director of International Schools at Brighton College, discusses ambitious progr...

Technology

Tips for managing android devices in the classroom

Many children in your school likely own an Android phone or tablet, which is why managing thes...

Teaching

It's a musical life

Richard West, Director of Music at Loughborough Endowed Schools, reflects on why a musical edu...

Technology

Why the education community should work to reduce overwork

Sam Blyth, Director of Schools and Further Education at Canvas, reflects on how technology can...

Technology

Protecting staff: Schools need to do more

With reports of violence in schools increasing, Klaus Allion, MD at ANT Telecom, examines how ...

Technology

Breaking Barriers In Education with 3D Printing

What is it actually like to have a 3D Printer in the classroom? Mark Peeters is here to share ...

Technology

What you need to know about flipped classrooms

Today's classrooms require a much more fluid learning model that builds an experience around t...

Technology

When Virtual supports Reality

With Virtual Reality (VR) heading for the mainstream and hardware becoming affordable, VR is g...

Teaching

What is the purpose of education?

Dr John Hind, Principal at Dame Allan's Schools, discusses whether schools are delivering the ...

Technology

Independent schools: It's time to embrace 3D printing

3D printing helps acquire new skills and support STEM education with students' motivation and ...

Technology

Why many schools are 'up in the air' about cloud computing

Think IT's Neil Watkins shares his advice for primary schools on the fence about cloud computi...

Health & wellbeing

Indoor air pollution more harmful than outdoor

Pollutant levels indoors in the US are typically two to five times higher than outdoors, the E...

Technology

Leadership key to edtech success

Natalie Burgess, Microsoft Ambassador, looks at what barriers teachers face when trying edtech...

Health & wellbeing

A lesson in affordable, cleaner heating

Remeha's James Porter looks at how ultra-low NOx condensing boilers can help schools protect t...

Technology

Rural broadband access - is it still an issue?

Caroline Wright at BESA asks: Is the 'equal opportunities' education system letting down rural...