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Association of Network Managers in Education

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 […]

Tutor In A Box

Tutor launches world’s first teaching and revision aid

PRESS RELEASE A PIONEERRING 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, […]

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 […]

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 

Schools & Academies Show Birmingham 2018

Sharing stories of success in the education sector

The quality on offer at this years Schools & Academies Show Birmingham 2018 was higher than ever, with 120 speakers across 11 stages, taking part in over 70 sessions. All the biggest issues facing the education sector were addressed, such as funding and finance, SEND and social mobility. Geoff Barton and Andy Mellor gave their […]

VR Education

Irish Virtual Reality Firm to Showcase at UK’s Top Education Event in Birmingham

November 20, 2018 – Waterford, Ireland – Irish virtual/augmented reality (VR/AR) software firm, Immersive VR Education (IVRE), will showcase its latest offering to the virtual reality education market by exhibiting its ENGAGE Platform at the upcoming Schools and Academies Show at the NEC in Birmingham on November 21. This day-long event is firmly established as […]

School data

Data and Benchmarking

Access to high-quality, accurate and timely data is crucial for schools and trusts to make informed decisions and get the most of their available resources. Benchmarking and comparison with peers can be a powerful tool for change and a driver for improvement in any sector. For schools and trusts, knowing how they compare with similar […]

school business professional

What can your school business professional do for you?

What can your school business professional do for you? The answer is no longer a simple one of just saving time and money. While these are obviously attractive benefits of the position for headteachers, the modern school business professional role goes further than this. In schools and trusts today, the school business professional has a […]

Building Financial Resilience

Building Financial Resilience in a Brave New World

Funding is one, if not the hottest topic in education right now so I am very much looking forward to my first opportunity to speak at the Show, in my new role as ASCL Business Leadership Specialist, about building financial resilience in the current climate. In light of the constant pressures faced by many in […]

What is regulated activity in schools?

What is regulated activity in schools?

“How do I know what type of DBS checks are required?” is a common question that we get asked by schools. DBS checks underpin robust Safeguarding within a school and, essentially, the level of checks employees (or prospective employees) require depends on the nature of work they will be carrying out and, more specifically, whether […]

AI

The Rise of the Robots – Future proofing skills for the next generation

Artificial Intelligence will ‘kill off’ five million jobs by 2020, according to some of the more alarmist headlines. While AI threatens hundreds of thousands of posts in the retail and administration sectors, top professions such as the law and medicine are also set to be transformed by the ‘march of the robots’. Advances in AI […]

Gender Pay Gap

Gender Pay Gap reporting in schools – three common mistakes to avoid

As you will be aware, it is a legal requirement for employers with 250 or more employees to publish statutory calculations every year demonstrating how large the pay gap is between their male and female employees. Even if you have less than 250 employees, it is advised that you should give serious consideration to the […]