How can we protect schoolchildren from sickness this winter?

I’ve just returned from my honeymoon and, before you all say ‘awww’, it was a bit of a disaster! Unfortunately, my husband and I were struck down with a virus very early into our dream ten-night cruise around the beautiful Canary Islands. We spent five long days confined within the walls of our cabin, surrounded

Developing life skills…

The latest series of The Apprentice began last week (us Mangos are a little obsessed!), and, rather appropriately, the first episode coincided with national Work Experience Week – a week that seeks to get people talking about work experience and life skills, and encourage employers to provide greater opportunities for work experience.. This got me thinking

nasen provides advice and support at SEND show

17 October 2016: nasen has been welcoming back some of its team members this week as they return from a busy weekend in London at this year’s TES SEND Show.   As the education sector’s leading association for special educational needs and disabilities, nasen staff were on hand to provide advice and guidance to visitors.

The best learning environment?

In the office last week, we discussed what we believed to be the qualities of a good teacher. Following this, we decided to take a look into schools as a whole, taking inspiration from our friends at HundrED and their interviews with world-class educators to see what they think the future of education should look like.

World Teachers’ Day

If you didn’t already know, today is World Teachers’ Day, a day that celebrates – you guessed it – teachers and the awe-inspiring contribution they make to education. In the UK alone, there are approximately 1.3 million teachers and support staff working in state schools; that’s a large workforce and one that quite rightly deserves