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Teaching

Introducing growth mindset into the classroom

Julie Lodrick, Headmistress at Kent College, explains why the college has introduced growth mi...

Sports & Leisure

Are you ready for sports day?

With schools across the country preparing for sports day, Marianne Pope looks at some of the q...

Teaching

Modern languages in a primary school setting: oui ou non?

Karine Early, Head of Modern Foreign Languages at Barrow Hills School, thinks languages should...

Catering & hospitality

LES have a school lunch uptake of 89%

Joy Johnstone, Operations Manager at Loughborough Endowed Schools, reveals the secret behind h...

International

Personalising learning in an international context

Greg Watson, Chief Executive of GL Education (GL Assessment in the UK), discusses the importan...

International

A broader perspective: headship abroad

Tim Wilbur, Director of School Consultancy at Gabbitas Education, looks at why school leaders ...

Facilities & buildings

DB Group: Leading Lights in Energy Management

DB Energy's work with George Watson's College demonstrates their skill in helping institutions...

Technology

Parental engagement: A task for teachers?

Parents need to be kept in the loop about their children's progress, but how can teachers find...

Teaching

The A Level Debate: Is three the magic number?

Should pupils try to get as many A Levels as possible, or focus their efforts on getting bette...

Technology

How technology will shape the future of education

Technology has previously been seen as a disruptive influence in the classroom, but this perce...

Sports & Leisure

How frisbee is flying at St Albans School

Andrew Bateman, Learning Support and Games Teacher at St Albans School, looks at alternative s...

Technology

Why connectivity is key for education and the economy

Lee Wade, CEO at Exponential-e, explains why schools should future-proof their network infrast...

Facilities & buildings

Turning a room into a classroom

Dr Harriet Sturdy, who has owned and run three schools in Cambridge, shares her expert tips fo...

Sustainability

D-Tech International is Awarded CHAS Accreditation

Leading library security systems provider, D-Tech International, is delighted to announce it h...

Health & wellbeing

Are your school staff suffering from stress?

Nicola Boyd, Operations Manager at Creditfix, explains how to identify and help stressed staff...

International

How translation software can help schools

Schools up and down the country are dependent on the children themselves to communicate with t...

Health & wellbeing

Changing the conversation

Helen Jeys, Headmistress at Alderley Edge School for Girls, discusses why well-being tuition i...

Technology

What are geofences and how do they protect children?

Despite the increasing popularity of mobile devices there is still concern about how we protec...

School life

Helen Jeys: 'Terror came but love remains'

Helen Jeys, Headmistress at AESG, discusses what schools can do, say and teach after tragic ev...

Teaching

Larger class sizes increase opportunities

Forget what you've heard, larger class sizes increase opportunities says Richard Grazier, VP ...

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...

Events

Don't follow the crowd with your school's communications

CEO of Drummond Central and Vice-Chair at Royal Grammar School, Newcastle, reflects on the art...

Teaching

Why it is the right time for an independent school education

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

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

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

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

People, policy, politics

An evolution, not a revolution

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

Catering & hospitality

State-of-the-art school catering with Brookwood

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

International

With burning desire

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

Teaching

The impact of parental pressure on schools

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

Teaching

Supporting a nutritious education

The importance of educating pupils on healthy eating

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

New ways to use your Moodle

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

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...

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...