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Why do people believe our school system is broken?

Since our launch in October 2018, the Confederation of School Trusts has been actively shaping the education policy agenda and speaking on behalf of Trusts.  Bringing together school trusts in England from every region and of every size, CST has a strong, strategic presence with access to government and policy makers to drive real change […]

Conquering anxiety in emerging adulthood: The Anxiety Survival Guide

We’re delighted to have partnered up with our friends at Jessica Kingsley Publishers to run a fantastic competition for our upcoming Schools & Academies Show Birmingham. Each week, we’ll feature a blog on a topical education book on our website (provided by Jessica Kingsley Publishers) After the our show we’ll be entering one lucky person […]

How has education technology changed the way people work in schools?

How has education technology changed the way you work in schools? Edtech has brought a whole new dimension and so many new possibilities into my teaching. The students I teach all have special needs and most of them are very difficult to teach the traditional way because they lack motivation and often have bad experiences […]

What effects will Brexit have on the UK education system?

What effects will Brexit have on the UK education system, in particular, primary and secondary schools? We could expect a shortage of EU teachers – particularly for modern languages – as they feel increasingly unwelcome.  It will also be more difficult to recruit ancillary, support staff.  The opportunities for exchanges with European schools and pupils […]

Implementing EdTech solutions when funding is limited

What is your advice on the implementation of EdTech solutions when funding is limited? Identify solutions that scale well. Implement solutions that have a positive impact on the largest number of students and teachers. Identify solutions that are sustainable beyond the first academic year of use. Apply for external funding to support your EdTech solutions.  […]

Transforming Academy Finance

We sat down with Peter Wilson, CFO of Academy Transformation Trust, a large MAT based across the Midlands, the East and South-East of England to take a deep dive into the complex world of MAT finance.   ATT has had some big structural changes recently; how did you identify what improvements needed to be made? […]

The effects of Brexit on modern foreign languages

Back in June former Secretary of State Damian Hinds visited the Emirates Stadium with a group of pupils from Sheffield Park Academy, to witness how the Arsenal football team is helping pupils learn languages. The Double Club initiative harnesses the diversity and popularity of the sport and the team itself to illustrate what future opportunities […]

Why it’s high time we considered the impact of Brexit on schools

It is, without doubt, the most contentious and most talked-about political issue of our generation. Brexit: an issue that has divided the country (almost exactly) in half, which has dominated the political landscape for three solid years, and which continues to rumble on as prime ministers come and go. Amidst the thousands of column inches […]

Network Building: SAA Show Partners with the Association of Network Managers in Education

Network Managers are at the forefront of new developments in edtech and IT infrastructure, but often don’t receive the attention of their pedagogical peers. While many may be looking forward to the summer holidays already, we are looking even further ahead, to the Schools & Academies Show Birmingham in November. So it seems only prudent […]

Teaching Vacancies Service

Introducing the Teaching Vacancies Service

What is TVS? Significant time and money can be spent on recruiting the right staff. In fact, research from PWC shows that schools in England spent in the region of £76m every year advertising their teaching vacancies; money that could be better spent on teaching salaries, supplies and estates rather than recruitment agencies. Securing the […]

Tutor In A Box

Tutor launches world’s first teaching and revision aid

PRESS RELEASE A PIONEERING Leamington entrepreneur is breaking down the barriers around Maths education by launching what is believed to be the first teaching aid of its kind in the world. Mathematician Sophie Parker’s new postal Tutor In A Box learning and revision aid is the first to be geared to GCSE-aged students. The boxes, […]

Trade Shows – Top 10 Reasons To Invest

With the Schools & Academies Show Birmingham 2019 approaching, we’ve put together our top 10 reasons to invest in a trade show!   Interested in exhibiting at our upcoming show? Click below to learn about our latest exhibition and sponsorship opportunities! Exhibit With Us 

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