Prioritising safeguarding in education

Schooling plays a central role in children’s lives, and the impact is far-reaching. Not only does it provide them with an academic education, it also nurtures their mental and physical well-being. Unfortunately, safeguarding shortfalls have occupied education headlines across the UK, and with a recent Ofsted report warning that “ineffective safeguarding judgements remain high”, it

Back to the Basics

What a week it has been for education! I would go as far as to say that the sector hasn’t seen this level of coverage since the infamous Cabinet reshuffle (which was actually only 5 weeks ago…). To kick the week off, the Sunday papers were splashed with headlines on THOUSANDS of senior teachers at

Fall in love with learning!

With shops full of all things red, and bears holding love hearts, it’s hard to forget that today is Valentine’s Day. I’ve even noticed that some schools have started their own cupid courier service, with students able to send each other notes of secret admiration. It’s sweet, and I like that we’re embracing acts of

Positive vibes in the education news

Every day at Mango, we write a bulletin summarising the latest education news from all the major news sources for the sector. Today, one of the stories really stood out to me, simply because of how incredibly positive it was. While it’s not always “doom-and-gloom”, the news often focuses on the issues at hand and how

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

Back to School: new shoes, an oversized uniform and Henry VIII

Next week signals the end of the summer holidays and the start of a new academic year. For many students, this can be both an exciting and daunting time, with class changes, new subjects, possibly new friends and teachers and, most students’ least favourite part, the onset of school work and homework once again. After

Reach for the stars; the view is great up there!

Astronaut and British Army Air Corps officer, Tim Peake, has featured regularly in national and local newspapers over the past year and has frequently trended on Twitter, which, in the 21st century, is something of a big deal! As the first British European Space Agency astronaut and the second astronaut to bear a British flag

The World of B2B Marketing

With over 15 years’ experience in education PR and marketing, Mango Marketing certainly knows a thing or two about good marketing and publicity. However, nobody – not us, not you, not even Professor Brian Cox – knows everything: there is always more to learn and, as Aristotle said, “Human beings are curious by nature”. It is