Painting the walls of safety

16 October 2019

Farrow & Ball recently won a health and safety award from the British Safety Council, reports Iris Cepero.

Spending round challenged in the Commons

16 October 2019

Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid said the UK is ‘turning the page’ on austerity as he presented the spending round on 4 September.

A job in human rights

16 October 2019

The moral argument that no one deserves to be injured or made ill at work is surely something that everyone in society would agree with, argues Lawrence Waterman.

BP fined for oil spill

16 October 2019

BP’s subsidiary, BP Exploration Operating Company Limited, has been fined £400,000 after eight tonnes of flammable crude oil was released at Sullom Voe oil terminal in the Shetland Islands.

The Montessori approach

11 October 2019

Dr Maria Montessori was one of the most important early years educators of the 20th century, and has influenced the education of young children all over the world, writes Elizabeth Walker.

How to develop intergenerational practice in nurseries

11 October 2019

An increasing number of nurseries are linking with old people’s care homes amidst growing evidence that there are significant benefits for both generations, as well as the wider community. Bringing the young and elderly together can boost children’s wellbeing, language development and social skills, as well as changing attitudes towards ageing. Elizabeth Walker looks at the benefits for young children and the practical steps early years providers can take to develop intergenerational practice in their settings.

E-learning: does anyone actually learn anything?

10 October 2019

Online learning is cost-effective, flexible and a crucial part of the arsenal for training staff. But does anyone actually learn anything? Laura King looks at what is needed to get the best out of e-learning options.