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Technology

Design trends in schools which incorporate technology

The PSBP is transforming the most run-down schools in the country by providing facilities fit ...

Facilities management

Investing in sport

Tim Lambert, Account Director at Paragon Structures, discusses his passion for developing stat...

Facilities management

Streamlining the student accommodation process

By Nick Lomax, Marketing Manager, Kinetic Solutions

Security & safety

SEM analysis plays key role in school asbestos assessments

David Cooper, from Lucion Services, looks at how safety management practices with asbestos in ...

People, policy, politics, money

Scape CEO responds to gov't funding for new free schools

Mark Robinson, Scape Group Chief Executive, comments on government funding for new free school...

Facilities management

Rethinking learning spaces

By Mark Richards, Head of Design, Godfrey Syrett

Facilities management

Masterplanning the future of HE

Hannah Trubshaw at Pegasus Group, explains the importance of modern accommodation at universit...

Sustainability

Funding sustainables in education

A short guide to financing energy conservation measures in schools and colleges

Interiors

2017 university design trends

Laura Light, Concept Designer at Interface, looks at upcoming trends for university spaces

Sustainability

Energy and Estates: reducing costs

Universities can continually monitor teaching space utilisation and reduce energy costs, says ...

Sustainability

How to save energy in schools: a guide for school governors

Energys Group's Kevin Cox has some tips for school governors wanting to save energy

Technology

The importance of digital devices in a SEN classroom

James Symons, CEO of LocknCharge, looks at the advantages of special educational schools using...

Bricks & mortar

2017 Colour Trends by Ellis

The key colour trends for kitchens and bedrooms for 2017/2018

Sustainability

PFI is no barrier to more energy efficient schools

PFI needn't stand in the way of making schools energy efficient, says Mark Williams, governmen...

Facilities management

How modular construction can help school expansion

Marcus Sutcliffe, Technical Director of Elite Systems, discusses the advantages of modular con...

Outdoors

10 ways natural playgrounds benefit a child's development

Craig Boyle, from Infinite Playgrounds, explains why playgrounds should be built with natural ...

Bricks & mortar

The importance of digital devices in a SEN classroom

Special educational needs school value the use of digital devices in the classroom.

Sustainability

Treat it right: boiler and heating systems

Safeguarding the performance of the boiler and heating system

People, policy, politics, money

How the private sector can help schools to plan long-term

Craig Smailes, Project Director at Kajima Partnerships, explains why private finance funded pr...

International

International learning - seize the opportunity

How HE commercial services professionals can gain valuable insights into other cultures in a b...

Events

HE estates - life after Brexit

The Higher Education Estates Forum poses the question - how can universities be more competiti...

Security & safety

Plan ahead to keep your school safe this summer

The Master Locksmiths Association says that the spring term is the time to review school secur...

Sustainability

How to turn your school into a unique learning resource

Bidwells' Ian Wakeling looks at what changes can be made to independent school buildings to he...

People, policy, politics, money

The evolution of student accommodation

Andrew Kitchen, Director at LK2, discusses how architects can create student communities that ...

Facilities management

The changing FE landscape

Adducere and Willmott Dixon discuss sourcing funding for modern facilities as further educatio...

Bricks & mortar

LocknCharge celebrates the success of its #WinAJoey

#WinAJoey competition and the launch of the customisable Joey 30 storage Carts at BETT 2017

Sustainability

Maximise energy savings in schools via two heating solutions

Steven Evans, National Sales Manager at Potterton Commercial, discusses heating solutions

Interiors

Why it pays schools to prefabricate

James Porter, Sales Director at Remeha, explains why schools should consider off-site fabricat...

Interiors

How Indoor Air Quality affects exam results

Andy Williams looks how Indoor Air Quality impacts exam results

Facilities management

Meeting the student experience challenge

By Professor Amanda Coffey, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Student Experience and Academic Standards, Ca...

HVAC & lighting

Let in the light

Paul Trace casts a light on the benefits of natural daylight in the classroom

Bricks & mortar

An education in modular building construction

Paul Gouland, Marketing Director at Clugston Construction, explains how to solve the school ca...

Sustainability

Recycling modular buildings

Mike Williams, MD of Foremans, looks at why demand for recycled modular buildings is rising, a...

Facilities management

The 5 biggest myths about drinking fountains

Paul Thorn, Director of Washware Essentials, banishes the myths surrounding drinking fountains...

Interiors

How to create a productive working environment

Ben Hall, from Student Furniture, explains why it's important to design student spaces with st...

Interiors

Don't despair, the answer could be in the air!

Mike Booth discusses how improving your school's indoor air quality can reduce absenteeism and...

Interiors

Award-winning seating chosen for award-winning college

KI's range of educational seating products has been chosen to take pride of place in one of Sc...

Bricks & mortar

How to satisfy thermal preferences for minimum energy

Satisfying thermal preferences for the minimum amount of energy equals happy students and happ...

Facilities management

Building for the future

Gavin White, Director of Buildings at Ramboll, explains how clever engineering can help studen...

Facilities management

How to design school washrooms to prevent bullying

Sam Saunderson, Project Consultant at Interfix Washrooms, explains the design considerations o...