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Academisation: Flexibility and innovation, but at a price?

Marcus Fagent discusses the impact of academy conversion on school building

Planning process for higher education institutions review

We look at the progress of LAs in the plan-making process and provide an update on the applica...

Real-life experience for NSETC students

Construction of new North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College provides work experience ...

Careers advice for a chronic skills shortage

Mark Beard says a stronger classroom presence could help construction firms tackle the South's...

Edinburgh set for £200m European loan

Ambitious plans to transform the University of Edinburgh's campuses boosted by £200m loan from...

Learning environments to inspire teachers

Melanie Laing asks, could classroom design help relieve the current attraction and retention c...

An inclusive environment

Martin Peat says good design can support inclusion of autistic children in mainstream schools

Rise in co-habitation in UK student accommodation sector

This Valentine's Day, university relationships have been highlighted by rise in shared student...

Making the grade

Eleanor Sharman discusses the challenge of integrating a new arts centre into a landscape of l...

Former B&Q to be home to 525 student bedrooms

Sladen Estates to build state-of-the-art student accommodation in Southampton

School for the stars launches £12m fundraising drive

Tring Park School to raise funds to update and extend its facilities to accommodate growing st...

Countdown continues for BIM

With the deadline for BIM Level 2 upon us, it's time for the final push, says Chris Meir

Office building acquired for Newcastle student halls

Crosslane Student Developments to convert former office to £15.5m student accommodation develo...

Are we BIM-ready for 2016?

Sally Davison discusses how the implementation of BIM Level 2 will benefit the construction in...

LGA: academies should expand to meet demand for places

Academies should expand to help provide more school places, says Local Government Association

Brunel voted BSRIA's favourite engineer

BSRIA holds competition to vote for most influential engineer, with Industrial Revolution pion...

Learning by design

The physical learning environment can have a huge impact on school improvement, says Peter Smi...

The right tools

Dr Stephen Hamil says the BIM Toolkit can help deliver the required school places more efficie...

Britain's education workers are on the move in 2016

More than a third of those working in the UK education sector will be looking for new jobs thi...

The Liverpool schools project

Liverpool City Council pioneers an architectural design model that can be used to build school...

End of year review: Willmott Dixon

Mike Coleman, Education Director at Willmott Dixon, reviews the year in education construction...

End of year review: Beard

John Youle, Beard Oxford Director, gives his verdict on 2015

DfE plans to build free schools on green belt

CPRE warns Education Funding Agency about acquiring land outside usual planning processes

Changes to buildings over the next ten years

BSRIA launches whitepaper on future building trends

End of year review: UK Energy Partners

Neil Smith from offsite specialists UK Energy Partners reviews education construction in 2015

End of year review: Hawkins\Brown

Carol Lees, Partner at Hawkins\Brown gives us the lowdown on 2015

End of year review: Stepnell Group

Mark Wakeford, Joint Managing Director of Stepnell, gives us a quick roundup of the year

What can we expect in education construction during 2016?

Despite a successful 2015, Glenn Slater is mindful of a perfect storm brewing

Plot of gold

Allan Hunt says the Spending Review painted a promising picture for new schools

Beard and SATRO help students develop STEM skills

Brookwood pupils take on construction challenge with a little help from the building professio...

Roundtable: review of the year

As 2015 comes to a close, we look back at the year in education construction with key industry...

Tottenham Hotspur star opens new primary school

Tottenham's regeneration gets underway as new academy school opened by Ryan Mason

CEM granted University College status

University College of Estate Management provides academic programmes for the Built Environment...

Autumn Statement: DfE plans for future of education

Chancellor spending review reveals plans for DfE budget over the course of this Parliament

UK needs a million more engineers by 2020

Engineering Our World campaign aims to address engineering skills gap

University estates continue to grow

Association of University Directors of Estate releases its annual report showcasing key estate...

Building blocks for the future

Strong growth continues in the UK education construction sector, according to AMA report

How is the education sector faring with CDM15?

Louise Hosking looks at the challenges of implementing the new Construction Design and Managem...

Taking the long term view

Investing in quality equipment improves a building's total lifetime cost, says Neville Small

Should parents have a say in new school buildings?

Survey finds London parents want to support councils in planning expansion and new schools