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

  • soil sampling

    Celebrate our diverse planet in secondary science

    17 March 2021 By Deborah Roberts - International education consultant, author and trainer

    Focusing on the theme the diversity of our planet, we've compiled a few simple science activities to help you celebrate our planet at your secondary school.

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  • teenage girl in engineering class

    Inspiring our secondary school science students

    17 March 2021 By Deborah Roberts - International education consultant, author and trainer

    We need to entertain, inspire and enthuse our future scientists. Our world wouldn’t be the same if we didn’t have modern medicine, technology and of course the latest mobile phone. But how do we engage all secondary school students in science?

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  • Egg making

    Engaging Easter Activities for Schools

    16 March 2021 By The YPO Team

    Not only are eggs topical, but they’re also a simple yet versatile resource that’s affordable and fun. We’ve rounded up our favourite egg-themed activities for primary schools and nurseries to celebrate Easter both indoors and out. Have fun!

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  • Zoom family call

    Managing your mental health in uncertain times

    16 March 2021 By The YPO team

    Restrictions are starting to ease, schools are back and there’s hope on the horizon. However, things are still up in the air and many of us continue to struggle with our mental health. This isn’t something you should be hard on yourself about. We’re out of a routine, we can’t see family and friends in the way that we’d like just yet and we’re trying to keep safe. There’s a lot going on.

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  • Network Connectivity

    FAQs: Network Connectivity and Telecoms framework

    16 March 2021 By Robyn Lamport-Rann - Category Buyer for ICT at YPO

    976 Network Connectivity and Telecommunication Solutions is our latest addition to the ICT category of frameworks. Here’s some information and top tips on how to make the most of the agreement.

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  • Food preparation

    Are you prepared for Natasha's Law?

    15 March 2021 By Clare Stead - Senior Business Development Manager at Nutritics

    Natasha’s Law is set to come into effect in October 2021 – food falling within a category called Pre-Packed for Direct Sale will require allergen labelling. This blog has been designed to provide support around the considerations you need to undertake.

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  • teacher and student

    YOU are the perfect teacher

    10 March 2021 By Cath Chell, Director at Learn Well

    What a challenging time to be a teacher! This wasn’t the start to the year that you had planned. Not only have you had to manage all of your personal worries and concerns, but you have also had to be there for each and every child in your care.

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  • Meet the Buyer - Robyn Lamport-Rann

    Meet the Buyer - Robyn Lamport-Rann

    05 March 2021 By Robyn Lamport-Rann - Category Buyer for ICT at YPO

    Robyn joined YPO eight years ago and is now a category buyer for the ICT team.

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  • Green aviation Net Zero logo

    NetZero 2050: Go green with our aviation suppliers

    01 March 2021 By Sam Johnson - Further Competition Co-ordinator at YPO

    Sam from our Energy team explores the new net zero laws and regulations set by the government to become carbon neutral by 2050, and the pressure this has put on our suppliers within the Aviation Fuel sector.

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  • Nathan

    Meet the education procurement team - Nathan

    26 February 2021 By Nathan Morrisroe, Supplier Relationship Co-Ordinator at YPO

    Nathan is new to YPO and the education procurement team but has lots of experience working with customers, as well as managing tendering processes. This is something he can support you with in his new role alongside sharing his knowledge with you on reducing your school’s carbon footprint!

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