Happy Staff Boost Business for Pabulum

  It’s been a record year for school caterer Pabulum in terms of turnover and profit, with contract wins at over 20 new schools and new business sales of £2.4 million. It’s also been a very positive year for staff, who overwhelmingly stated they ...

Education sector realising personal service benefits, says specialist.

Recruitment agencies working in the education sector are realising substantial benefits for their clients from personal service companies according to a contracting specialist.   Nova Contracting, an established expert in setting up and ...

SCHOOLS URGED TO TAKE PART IN THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF JEANS FOR GENES DAY THIS SEPTEMBER

        Charity encourages school sign ups ahead of the event on September 18th Jeans for Genes Day is celebrating its 20th year of fundraising for children with genetic disorders on Friday 18th September 2015, and this year a host of celebrities are ...

KIDS BREAK ‘VIRTUAL’ GROUND FOR URBAN ESCAPE DEVELOPMENT

AMF Fastigheter brings virtual reality to real estate with Minecraft    Stockholm, today – AMF Fastigheter has partnered with Microsoft to launch the construction for its 130,000sqm Urban Escape Stockholm regeneration, through a unique gaming ...

Using Coaching to Drive School Improvement

Denise Inwood, former Assistant Head and Managing Director of BlueSky   Denise Inwood, Former Assistant Head Teacher and Managing Director of BlueSky, creators of BlueSky Education, the leading online performance management, professional learning and ...

Schools need to increase focus on recycling, survey shows.

One in three people think schools need to place greater emphasis on teaching kids about recycling. A quarter of respondents think that energy-saving lessons are required in schools Government figures show there is a huge disparity between recycling ...

London Grid – Press Release

New contemporary film drama ‘The Prodigals Online’ explores the issues young people face as they transition to adulthood and independent living –  KS 4/5 resource The Prodigals Online has been produced to engage, educate and empower young ...

Vet charity launches free BeDogSafe workshops

PDSA sessions aimed at preventing dog bites. Leading vet charity PDSA is launching new BeDogSafe workshops which, thanks to £550,00 funding from players of the People’s Postcode Lottery, will be available free of charge from September 2015 for ...

The classroom impact of cashless payments.

Sarah Phillips, Managing Director of WisePay, provider of online payments, bookings and communications services, explains how moving to a cashless payments system has whole-school benefits… While it is clear that moving to a cashless system ...

How To Help Pupils Cope With Back to School Anxieties?

Carefree sunny days filled with activity, ice cream and fun – now replaced with new shoes, sitting still and change, the autumn term begins!   This term in particular can be an anxious time for all young people. The transition to secondary ...

Young People and ‘e-safety’ report shows over a third of children have made friends online with people they did not know

Over half of these went on to meet the person in real life. One third of young people have made friends online with people they did not know before and over half of these have met up in person. 40% of boys have made friends with strangers online ...

Why I look for McDonald’s on a CV

Whenever I look at a CV I am always delighted to see that the applicant has spent time working with McDonalds. The number one thing it tells me is that the person is a grafter – keen, willing to work hard and most importantly of all equipped with a ...