Is your voice being heard at school? Elizabeth Hartnell-Young explains how a project undertaken by a team at Nottingham University revealed that teachers and students have a lot to say about the learning process, and that they should be heard

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A number of resources are available when funding school grounds improvements, explains Gill O’Donnell

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Angela Youngman explores the problem of achieving maximum security in schools whilst maintaining a pleasant environment read more

Anne Humble describes the benefits to be gained for nursery schools from participating in the Eco-Schools scheme read more

A £7bn programme will transform 8,000 primary and special schools over the next 15 years. Crispin Andrews looks at some of the innovative projects being planned in the pathfinder schools read more

Phil Williams, chair of governors of Kelmscott Secondary School, gives a personal view of his school’s involvement in the first wave of the Building Schools for the Future scheme read more

Steve Smith makes the case to governors for outsourcing the ICT element of Building Schools for the Future projects

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Back in October 2007, Gill O’Donnell explained how to review health and safety procedures at the start of an academic year read more

As part of the Building Schools for the Future (BSF) initiative initiative it is recommended that schools work with a managed service provider to procure, manage, maintain and refresh their ICT infrastructure and equipment. Steve Smith explores ICT outsourcing and highlights the potential cost savings read more

Patrick Ferguson, headteacher of De la Salle Humanities College, Liverpool, looks at the important role effective security plays in school improvement read more