Government announces 130 new free schools
According to the government, over 69,000 places will be created in new free schools, aiming to provide parents with the choice of a good school place for children.
Education: What does the passing of the Technical and FE Bill mean for the sector?
On the 27th of April, the Queen signed the Technical and Further Education Bill, transferring the bill into law. This was done ahead of Parliament’s dissolution on May 3rd. What does this mean for the education sector?
Virtual College and Arabian Child deliver innovative safeguarding training in Middle East
Virtual College is to work in partnership with Arabian Child to deliver innovative online child safeguarding training in the Middle East
Universities to see funding increase following Brexit
The education select committee has announced that universities in the UK will see their funding increase after Brexit, it has been reported.
Inspections to target neglected children
Local partner agencies are now to be put under the spotlight with a new set of inspections examining how they are working together to protect children living with, or at risk of, neglect.
Food safety: Local authorities to increase food allergy awareness
Food businesses and restaurant owners will have to be more vigilant than ever before as local authorities ramp up food safeguards and allergen protection for consumers.
The rise of cloud file-sharing at work and data protection
With an increase in cloud based data storage in the workplace instead of the traditional storage alternatives, data protection threats are on the rise. Learn how you can protect your business here.
Reporting FGM & child abuse: Staff worried about being perceived as racist
According to the latest survey by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), it was revealed that 31 per cent of staff are worried about reporting female genital mutilation (FGM) because they lack confidence in their own judgement.
Ransomware: Guidance from the National Cyber Security Centre
Over the weekend, the world was hit by one of the biggest cybersecurity threats in history. Many businesses and organisations had IT experts working 24/7 to prevent new infections and to stop the ‘WannaCry’ virus from spreading.
Millennials: Are you considering the self-development?
Millennials are a generation that believe people come first when it comes to business. A company that takes care of its employees is more likely to see good results, productivity and high staff retention rates. And it’s not just employee’s that should be taken care of - customers are also true to this belief.