Eight ways to set an effective school budget

School budget - a piggy bank in front of a school blackboard

As the deadline for school budget submissions looms large, not-for-profit HFL Education (formerly Herts for Learning) is sharing its top tips on how school and academy leaders can create an effective budget that will help – not hinder – the delivery of a great education for every child while keeping finances out of the red. […]

The Schools & Academies Show 2024: Plan. Procure. Prosper.

The Schools & Academies Show 2024

The Schools & Academies Show 2024 provides the education community with a one-stop shop of everything they need to further strengthen their strategic business and school improvement plans for a lasting impact. Join thousands of educators on 1st May 2024 at ExCeL London, for over 30 hours of CPD accredited content and access to 150+ […]

How to use BBC Micro:bit in your lessons

BBC Micro:bit

Chris Lovell has worked in computing education for five years and is on a mission to encourage more primary teachers to try out the BBC micro:bit to help them build their confidence. For those of you that haven’t yet discovered its power, a micro:bit is a tiny, pocket-sized computer that you can program and physically interact with. I have found […]

ZEROplus Announce New Addition to Finger Protection Range 

Zeroplus finger protection

Leading door hardware supplier, ZEROplus has recently added a new finger protection product to their finger protection range. Along with the popular Finprotect Plus, which fits to the hinge side of doors, ZEROplus now supplies a patented anti-slam device that prevents fingers from being crushed in the closing side of a door.   The Salvadita anti-slam safety system stops a door from slamming shut […]

Top tips for jobseekers at risk of ‘fake DBS check’ recruitment scams

DBS check scams are catching some people out

Persuading job seekers to pay for a non-existent DBS check is a tactic being used by fraudsters to extract cash from their victims.  Typically referenced as ‘advanced fee scams’, victims are encouraged to pay upfront for ‘recruitment administration’ – including a supposed DBS check to progress with the recruitment offer. Text and WhatsApp messages can be […]

DBS supports recruitment experts with Better Hiring Toolkit for local authorities

A DBS toolkit for local authorities and schools is available

Safeguarding experts from The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Better Hiring Institute have joined forces to launch a best practice recruitment resource for the local authority sector. The Local Authority Better Hiring Toolkit provides an essential guide for local authority employers to make informed, safer recruitment decisions. The best practice toolkit – which can be accessed […]