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Christmas Poetry Competition 2019 - Winners!
We'd like to say a huge thank you to all the schools and pupils that entered our first ever Christmas Poetry Competition!
A day in the life of...Amie Buckle
In the first of our day in the life series, Amie Buckle, our newest member of the team talks all about her new role and the positive impact it’s already starting to have on customers and those new to NYES.
Christmas Poetry Competition 2019
This year we are running a very special competition to inspire pupils’ creative writing.
Teacher retention and recruitment: what will government investment really mean?
With the recent announcement by the government to provide a raft of new funding for schools, our Resourcing Solutions team look at what impact it could have on the recruitment and retention of teaching staff.
The Future of Education and the Role of Technology

65% of primary school children will go into jobs that do not yet exist. I was blown away by this statement at a conference in October 2018, I literally spent days ruminating about – what it meant for the children of today? Are robots actually going to take over? Are we destined for mass unemployment? Why bother learning? In reality, the landscape of the future jobs market is very exciting, very different to today, but exciting nonetheless and filled with opportunities.

Stacey Burlet: a journey to the future of education
The dreaded chirp of my phone alarm goes off and for a minute I can’t quite figure out where I am…then I remember the early wake up call is for a very good reason…we’re off to the Houses of Parliament!
Setting/streaming: what's your take?
As everyone settles down into a new term, teachers are getting to grips with their new classes, parents are happily back into a routine and the children – well, it’s like they’ve never been away, but what lies ahead in the year to come?
Long Term Sickness – Managing the Toughest Cases
We continue to add to our series of ‘top tips’ sheets to help Heads and other school leaders deal with the most difficult situations of staff ill health.
Managing performance: headteacher appraisals
Every governor knows how their role has grown in recent years and how the expectations of them have risen in parallel. However, one critical event in the annual governance calendar that has always been with us is Headteacher Appraisal.
I could have been a ballet dancer
One of my favourite films is “Billy Elliott”. I had tears when Julie Walters reads Billy’s letter and when his grandma, says “...I could have been a ballet dancer!”. As a teacher, gran’s lack of opportunity played heavily on me. I asked myself; “Will any of my pupils ever have such sad regrets in their later lives?”
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