Trends for the education sector in 2018
There are a number of major trends affecting the education sector this year, so staff should be taking the time to prepare for any changes 2018 may bring.
GDPR In Education: How Schools Can Prepare
GDPR has wide reaching implications for lots of sectors, but what does it mean for schools and other educational organisations? How can schools prepare ahead of the GDPR coming into force? Find out here.
Twenty per cent off-the-job training for apprenticeship standards
Twenty per cent off-the-job training MUST now be included in all new standards, but what is it and how could it affect you?
Top eight reasons to blend your apprenticeship e-learning delivery in education
With new apprenticeship standards in full force, it’s a good time to re-scope your learning and development strategy to ensure it delivers to the new standard.
Is a lack of school nurses putting student wellbeing at risk?
Anyone working in the education sector will recognise the instrumental role that school nurses play in protecting the health and wellbeing of students.
Safer Recruitment Practices in Education
Part of an employer's important responsibility is in ensuring safe recruitment processes are followed, which ensure that only suitable people are hired. In this article, we’re going to summarise the safer recruitment initiative; explaining why it’s important, that advice you should follow, and outlining the process when hiring candidates to work with children and young people.
Safeguarding in education: How teachers can spot signs of abuse
Detecting signs that a child has been abused, either physically or mentally, can be difficult. Here we take a look at signs teachers can look out for if they suspect a pupil is being abused.
Expanding your employment options: Learning opportunities for over 50s
Being over 50 means very little when you have the right skill set. This article looks at ways to expand your employment opportunities.
Thousands of children losing out on first-choice primary schools
In some areas of England, children are losing out on getting into their first choice of primary school, according to local authority figures.