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We'll be blogging every few days about various topics, so come back soon to see more!

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    Easy Father's Day crafting with Pritt

    13 June 2022 By The YPO Team

    Father's day is the perfect time to show your appreciation to those who are special to you, and there is no gift quite as special as something handmade! Pritt have created a downloadable crafting guide to help you to get creative and make someone's day this Father's day!

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  • child writing

    7 top tips for handwriting

    01 June 2022 By Stabilo

    You can’t forget how to write but whether you’re 7 or 70, you can always improve. The way we are taught to write is the foundation in how we form words and letters throughout our entire lives, and may also affect how we feel about handwriting.

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    Five things you should know about Singapore Maths

    17 May 2022 By The YPO Team

    Maths Mastery, or Singapore Maths as it’s more commonly known, was first seen in UK schools in 2014. The term, originally coined in the US, describes an approach developed in Singapore, using a three-step learning process.

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  • boy writing at school

    Top 6 reasons to write by hand

    13 May 2022 By Stabilo

    Handwriting may be something of a lost art but it is still a valuable life skill. With technology taking over, typing has become more favourable than writing by hand, but handwriting is actually more beneficial.

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  • children in classroom

    Make the most of your classroom budget with edding

    04 April 2022 By edding

    To help make the most of your classroom budget, without compromising on quality and longevity, we’ve put together a list of our top tips for maximising your budget and stretching your resources.

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    Top 10 saving tips on classroom stationery

    04 April 2022 By The YPO Team

    Stationery is a staple in the classroom, but with stocks needing topping up frequently, the costs can quickly add up. Explore our top tips to help you save money on your stationery purchases.

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  • Classroom

    Why a breath of fresh air matters in school

    01 December 2021 By Leitz UK Marketing Team

    After many months of virtual learning, UK pupils are nearing the completion of the first full term back in the classroom with their peers and teachers, engaging with their education in person. Most schools have adopted new safety protocols to protect students and staff since September, but there is a large threat looming unnoticed and untreated that threatens the health of these groups daily.

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  • Supply teachers CCS

    Big savings on sourcing your supply teachers

    11 November 2021 By Tom Harper – Commercial Agreement Specialist for Health and Education, Crown Commercial Service

    The Supply Teachers and Temporary Staff agreement has saved schools over £1.5m in three years, and now we’ve partnered with YPO to help schools further. We’re working together to achieve savings with continued support and tailored solutions for your school.

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  • printing machine

    Putting our Print Marketplace solution to the test

    11 October 2021 By Katie Beaumont - Further Competition Co-ordinator for ICT at YPO

    Katie Beaumont, the Further Competition Co-ordinator for ICT in the procurement services team puts our Print Marketplace solution to the test, and shares her experiences and challenges she faced along the way.

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  • Evaluating your further comp

    Evaluating your further competition

    23 September 2021 By Amanda Quinn, Procurement Projects Delivery Lead at YPO

    This simple to run procurement exercise is in-place to help you select the most suitable supplier to meet your requirements creating fair ‘competition’ between them, to make sure you get the best value for money. There are some important things to think about when it comes to the evaluation part of the process, as it will determine which supplier has scored the highest and is therefore successful. Here are some steps you can take so your evaluation is fair and compliant.

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