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  • broadband router

    What to look for when choosing broadband

    23 October 2019 By John Jackson - CEO at London Grid for Learning

    What should a school be looking for with its broadband service? It clearly depends on several factors. Broadband is not just broadband, just because it says 100 MBPS, doesn’t mean that what one provider delivers is the same as another.

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  • early years learning outside

    Continue your Eco-School journey for Early Years

    23 October 2019 By Lee Wray-Davies & Francis Hyland - Eco-Schools

    The team at Eco-Schools England hopes that you found our advice useful and enjoyed beginning your journey to achieving the Eco-Schools Green Flag, featured in our Little Learners magazine, issue 9. If you followed our advice, you should now have achieved your Eco-Schools Bronze award: Congratulations!

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  • drone being used on building site

    The benefits of drones in the public sector

    23 October 2019 By Laura Megson - Assistant Category Buyer, Emergency Services and Blue Light

    There are no real surprises when it comes to the development of technology these days, but it is always interesting to know how this technology is used in our day to day society.

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  • school children using technology in lesson

    Improve your school with effective Edtech

    23 October 2019 By Kate Lewis - Marketing Director at Innovate My School

    Technology has the potential to change lives. In fact, it is fair to say that it has completely disrupted many sectors, and still advancements in technology continue to improve outcomes significantly.

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  • Ebony Armitage further competition coordinator at YPO

    My procurement journey at YPO

    17 October 2019 By Ebony Armitage - Further Competition Coordinator at YPO

    Apprenticeships were always more attractive to me when leaving college, as I wanted to learn with hands on experience, rather than reading through textbooks and having endless exams. In July 2018, I began my journey at YPO as an apprentice.

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  • young child washing hands

    Celebrating Global Handwashing Day 2019

    14 October 2019 By Jonathan Carr- Assistant Category Buyer, Cleaning and Hygiene

    The 15 October is an opportunity to come up with creative ways to encourage people to wash their hands and make it fun. Celebrate Global Handwashing Day by engaging people, especially little ones, into a lifetime habit of washing their hands.

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  • four joggers in park

    Top tips for looking after your mental health

    10 October 2019 By Lucy Simpson- YPO Buyer, HR Services

    It’s important that we all take care of our mental health and wellbeing, whether we feel ‘ok’ or if we’re struggling. Here's some guidance on mental health difficulties and some simple tips to help you focus on you.

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  • ics

    YPO delivers excellent customer service

    10 October 2019 By Jo Marshall - Executive Director

    I’m delighted to announce that once again, we have achieved a high customer satisfaction rating according to the UK Customer Satisfaction Index (UKCSI) Benchmark 2019.

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  • three employees talking

    World Mental Health Day - Looking after employees

    10 October 2019 By Charlotte Kennett- YPO Buyer, HR Services

    Thursday 10 October marks World Mental Health Day and today, we aim to raise awareness around mental health and who it affects.

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  • young children collecting recycling box

    How my daughter taught me about recycling

    25 September 2019 By Linsey Boyle- Early Years Campaign Manager at YPO

    My name is Linsey, I am one of the campaign managers here at YPO and I have recently been developing one of our newest early years resources - the Little Learners magazine! For this I am continuously inspired by my 5 year old daughter.

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