National policy agreement and local business leadership essential - CBI Businesses, the Government and learning providers must take a fresh approach to skills in 2018. 
In a new report, In Perfect Harmony, the UK’s leading business group argues that 28 skills reforms in 30 years have alienated firms, confused learning providers and failed to deliver on skills needs.

Cambridge IGCSE® is the world's most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds. It is tried, tested and trusted by schools worldwide – and forms the basis of everything Kaleem Akbar teaches his students.

Emma Hollis, Executive Director, NASBTT, said: “We congratulate Damian Hinds on his appointment as Secretary of State for Education and look forward to working with him in his new role. As a Minister with prior experience of the education sector, including sitting on the Education Select Committee, we are confident that Mr Hinds will have an existing awareness of the ‘on the ground’ issues and challenges facing schools and a passion for the teaching profession.  

Beverly Wheeler a teacher at the Together Trust’s Ashcroft School has been selected as a UK Parliament teacher ambassador.

Executive head teacher Malcolm Drakes explains how a science resource has changed the way that the subject is being taught across Broadford Primary School…

 

“Pupils at Broadford Primary School

Chris Smith of Kajima Community advises on income
Chris Smith of Kajima Community

In the face of budget cuts and the ever-increasing costs of running a school, head teachers are finding themselves asking: “How can we generate more income?”

Bett 2018 is a celebration of education and the role it plays in helping students prepare for the future. With popular predictions stating that many of the jobs that today’s children will do don’t even exist yet, the role of education is more important than ever before, and technology and innovation are key factors in helping us all to meet the challenges of the future.