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  • children during lesson

    The Recovery Curriculum: a new and different term

    08 September 2020 By Rachael Lythe - Category Buyer of Curriculum at YPO

    The long-awaited return to school has arrived and with it comes a mix of emotions and a change to daily routines, school environments and socialising as structured learning recommences.

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  • disinfectant cleaning surface

    Cleaning guidelines for your early years furniture

    08 September 2020 By The Furniture and Design Team at YPO

    Since the pandemic outbreak there is a heightened awareness of the lengths we need to go to, to keep our hands, personal belongings and daily apparatus clean to ensure we are all doing what we can to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

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  • children expressing emotions

    Having a positive impact on children's wellbeing

    03 September 2020 By Rose Riley - Content Writer and Editor at Twinkl

    In this blog, Twinkl has compiled some useful top tips to enable pupils to cope with the pressures of growing up in today’s society, stay happy, healthy and safe and fulfil their potential by making their wellbeing a priority at school.

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  • children learning outdoors

    Great group games for maths

    03 September 2020 By Yellow Door

    There is rich mathematical learning potential in the outdoors as children use the space to naturally problem-solve and make discoveries about numbers, shapes, and measures.

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  • woman virtually recruiting

    Upskilling the recruitment market post COVID-19

    02 September 2020 By Lucy Simpson - Category Buyer of HR Services at YPO

    Organisations now more than ever need to look at how they can upskill existing employees and start to look at different skill sets within the market.

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  • Sam Johnson, Further Competition Coordinator at YPO

    Meet Sam from the energy team

    27 August 2020 By Sam Johnson - Further Competition Coordinator of Energy at YPO

    Sam Johnson joined YPO in 2018 and is now the Further Competition Coordinator for Energy in the procurement services team.

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  • teachers in staff meeting

    Top staff wellbeing tips you can use

    26 August 2020 By Rose Riley - Content Writer and Editor at Twinkl

    In this blog, Twinkl has compiled some useful top tips to help you encourage wellbeing amongst staff in your school along with lots of resources to engage your team.

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  • printer multifunctional device

    Top tips for safely using your printers and MFDs

    26 August 2020 By Zoe Morgan-Kriek - Category Buyer of ICT at YPO

    COVID-19 has changed the way we all work. Many of us are still working from home whilst others have returned to work, adhering to the workplace government guidelines. Ensuring your working environment is COVID secure encompasses all areas of the building, including shared devices such as printers.

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  • fireman smiling

    Fuelling our emergency services during a crisis

    21 August 2020 By Laura Megson - Assistant Category Buyer for Emergency Services at YPO

    We all know the importance of keeping our energy levels high and eating proper meals to ensure we are ready for a full day of work; this is especially important when it comes to our Emergency Services.

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  • work video meeting

    Going digital: Local Government, what's next?

    20 August 2020 By Taz Moosa - Recruitment and Onboarding Manager at People Pool

    Local councils have always allowed some form of flexibility but with Zoom meetings and purely digital communication becoming the norm, this year has seen even the most technophobic of people come around to this way of working.

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