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People, policy, politics, money

Education in the 21st century

It's all about promoting lifelong learning, says Dr Dovi Weiss, Chief Scientist at edtech solu...

Bricks & mortar

Preparing for the switch on

For schools that haven't yet assessed their heating capabilities, there is still time to prepa...

Outdoors

How to make outdoor learning more fun and engaging

Simon Fearnehough from the Hideout House Company explains how to make your Forest Schools sess...

Outdoors

Colourful, fun and safe playground surfacing

Creating a bright and colourful playground space with wet pour safety surfacing and play marki...

HVAC & lighting

How to improve learning with air conditioning

The first in a series of blogs by Roberto Mallozzi, MD of Gree UK on how air conditioning can ...

Outdoors

How children can learn through nature

Andy Swain, Managing Director of SAS Shelters, discusses the importance of nature and outdoor ...

Security & safety

Dealing with asbestos in schools

What's the best solution to asbestos: removal or reassurance air monitoring?

Interiors

How the right paint can make student accommodation stand out

Peter Howard from Dulux Trade explains how the right coatings and colours enhance interior des...

Bricks & mortar

The 21st-century boarding experience

Mark Venn-Dunn, Head of Boarding at ACS Cobham International School, reveals the secrets to mo...

Interiors

Use your classroom display to stimulate learning and inspire

Greg Lennox, owner of RAL Display, has some tips for teachers wanting to create an inspiring l...

Security & safety

Where there's smoke, there should be a fire door

Adrian Powell, Director at Active, explains what schools need to do to maintain and assess the...

People, policy, politics, money

Can internships narrow the skills gap in construction?

Johnathan Bulmer, MD of Cleveland Containers, says that interns could be key to addressing the...

Outdoors

An outdoor classroom solution for Heywood Prep School

Simon Fearnehough from the Hideout House Company explains how outdoor classrooms can solve a v...

HVAC & lighting

Why you should consider solar panels for your school

Ryan Green, CEO at Romag, takes a closer look at the benefits solar panels can bring to your s...

HVAC & lighting

Don't get caught out by ErP

Chris Meir, Sales Director at Remeha, explains why when it comes to boiler replacements, it pa...

People, policy, politics, money

Why health and safety is so important in construction

Health and safety is a concern across all of the UK's industries, but it's of particular impor...

Facilities management

Debate: drinking fountains vs bottle water

Bottled water is becoming an increasingly common sight in schools and colleges up and down the...

HVAC & lighting

How can academies select the right energy brokers?

Lucia Harney-Dey has some advice for academies looking for the best deal from their energy sup...

HVAC & lighting

Stainless steel or aluminium?

What's best when it comes to heating your school?

Security & safety

Managing risks outside of term-time

The school holiday is the perfect time to make repairs

Facilities management

10 things you didn't know about infection control

Think you know all there is to know about hygiene? Think again

Interiors

Enhance learning spaces with a focus on acoustics 

Well-designed classrooms improve pupils' learning and enhance their school experience

Sustainability

Sustainability needs to be integral to education

Schools need to make sustainability education a key part of their curriculum if we want to bui...

Bricks & mortar

Industrial design scheme at De Montfort University

Mark Richards, Head of Design at Godfrey Syrett discusses a recently completed installation at...

Technology

What is the future of library technology?

D-Tech International looks at current library technology and what is just around the corner

HVAC & lighting

Getting the right heating mix for your school

Pete Mills explains some of the most important considerations schools need to think about when...

Sustainability

Sustainable building for student wellbeing

James Willcox, Principal Sustainable Development Lead at Willmott Dixon, dispells the myths as...

Outdoors

Using strategic school design to maximise outdoor areas 

Simon Mitchell, Managing Director of Action Storage, explains why outdoor learning environment...

Technology

Webinar: How to make managing users simple

Prepare for the September intake and make managing users simple

People, policy, politics, money

Short circuiting energy costs

Mark Stevenson, Bright Spark Energy MD,  has tips for schools looking to be greener and save m...

Facilities management

A spotlight on summer servicing

As schools prepare for the summer holidays, Steven Evans, National Sales Manager at Potterton ...

People, policy, politics, money

Contemplating the future of the physical campus

What will universities be like in 25 years' time? Will technology reduce the need to be on cam...

HVAC & lighting

How natural daylight can enhance academic performance

Chris Chaney, Managing Director of Sunsquare, discusses the use of rooflights at Sybil Andrews...

Facilities management

How to be top of the class in procurement

David Johnston, Category Manager at ESPO, discusses how schools can tackle the procurement pro...

Facilities management

La Dolce Vita... In England

The Bringme Box means students can pick up their packages without the hassle

People, policy, politics, money

Building a future for Britain's education facilities

The demand for education facilities is on the rise and the need for cost efficient and sustain...

Technology

Cloud-based property reporting from Inventory Hive

The CUBO exhibitor helps student accommodation managers create reports and perform checks in a...

Interiors

Top 10 decor trends for the year

Sarah Cooper, tells us how students now expect high-trend bedrooms, kitchens, and bathrooms

Bricks & mortar

Modular construction quality comes of age

Matthew Goff, Director of UK Operations at Actavo | Building Solutions, looks at the question ...

Bricks & mortar

Godfrey Syrett completes £1.2 million project for UWE

State-of-the-art building offers a new way forward in the approach to Business and Law Educati...