Key topic areas covered include: Higher Education, Further Education & Skills, Secondary, and Primary & Early Years.

Future of Apprenticeships in the UK: CMI’s Analysis

With 73% of organisations facing skills shortages in 2023, the impact on business quality and public services is profound. We were pleased to welcome Anthony Painter, Director of Policy and External Affairs, at Chartered Management Institute (CMI), to our Apprenticeships Conference 2024.

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Blended Learning: A Modern Approach to Education

Blended learning, the integration of traditional face-to-face instruction with online educational materials has become a transformative approach to education, especially since Covid-19. However, this comes with some challenges.

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6 Key Insights from the NSPCC: A Whole School Approach to Safeguarding 

We were delighted to welcome Kay Joel, from the NSPCC, to our Safeguarding Children in Schools Conference. Kay shared valuable insights on implementing a whole-school approach to safeguarding.

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Social-Emotional Learning in Schools: Building Better Futures 

Social Emotional learning (SEL) has emerged as a pivotal aspect of education, fostering not only academic success but also emotional and social well-being. As schools strive to prepare students for a complex and rapidly changing world, SEL provides essential tools that support students' overall development. 

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Navigating the Future of SEND and Alternative Provision with Nasen

We were very proud to welcome Anna Marie Hassell, Chief Executive of NASEN, to our SEND in Schools Conference, where she presented an overview of the current state and future directions of the Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and the Alternative Provision (AP) Improvement Plan.

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Providing Equal STEM Opportunities to Inspire Students

Maria Rossini, head of education at the British Science Association, spoke at our recent STEM in Schools Conference about equal opportunities to inspire all students into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths).

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Online Safety in Education: Safeguarding in the Digital Age

As technology becomes an integral part of education, ensuring online safety for students is increasingly important. The digital age offers vast educational opportunities, but it also poses significant risks, including cyberbullying, data breaches, and exposure to inappropriate content.

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Managing and Delivering Cost-Effective School Improvement

In this article, former MAT senior leader and Ofsted Inspector, Matt Tiplin, explores ways schools can manage and deliver cost-effective school improvement.

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Working with Schools to Close the Pupil Premium Attainment Gap

Between 2020 and 2021 just over 2 million pupils were eligible for pupil premium, according to the Department for Education. In this video Mark Rowland, Pupil Premium Adviser at the Unity Schools partnership discusses working with schools to close the pupil attainment gap and foster a better sense of belonging for disadvantaged children.

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The Latest Insights and Updates on Current Trends in Higher Education Marketing

Over 600,000 university applications were made through UCAS in 2022. In this video Dave Penney, Director of Marketing for UCAS highlights data points for universities to monitor to continually improve marketing campaigns to help them be more engaging for prospective students.

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Developing Evidence-Based Pupil Premium Strategies: Guidance for School Leaders

In the financial year 2023-24, pupil premium spending is set to increase to almost £2.9 billion. Kate Burls, Policy Manager for the Education Endowment Foundation, discusses the importance of using evidence when allocating pupil premium spending in a school to benefit all students and close the attainment gap.

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Effectively Using Storytelling to Recruit Students and Improve University Rankings

UK universities spend a yearly average of £2,690 per student on marketing. In this video, Sarah Bostock, Head of Strategic Marketing at Loughborough University discusses the advantages of telling stories in marketing campaigns that resonate with people to raise the profile of universities to prospective students and potential staff.

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