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  • elderly woman in room with painting and window

    Relieving the symptoms of dementia through design

    06 January 2020 By Emma Quinn - Furniture and Design Project Manager at YPO

    Dementia is an umbrella term for many different diseases that affect the mind. Because of this, people with Dementia can suffer from a variety of different symptoms and side effects. Little changes in their environment can relieve the pressures of daily life in the long term for all kinds of people with Dementia.

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    How reading can boost your mental health

    19 December 2019 By Sam Watling - Project Manager at YPO

    Statistics say that 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year and in readiness of ‘Time to Talk Day’, I have been looking into how reading can boost your mental health; a practice referred to as bibliotherapy.

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  • PE teacher using a tablet in lesson

    Using technology to deliver engaging PE lessons

    05 December 2019 By Nick Powell - PE Specialist and Director of SpiralPE

    We can all see the increased role technology plays in our everyday lives but what about within school and more particularly, PE? Can technology help with delivering engaging PE lessons and at activity clubs, to ensure pupils get the most from PE and physical activity? Can technology help busy teachers when planning PE lessons?

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  • inside of school bus

    Safeguarding students on the school run

    04 December 2019 By Dominic Kalantary - Director at Vectare

    When reference is made to the “pupil journey”, most educators instinctively think of a child’s progress upward through their school. But for the students themselves, the most relevant journey to them on a day to day basis is the one that they make from home to school, and back again, five days a week.

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  • YPO world of procurement figure

    Understanding the many phrases of procurement

    03 December 2019 By Matthew Larkin - Digital Marketing Officer at YPO

    There are many complicated terms and acronyms when it comes to procurement, so we rounded up the information to help people understand it a little better!

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  • man and woman reading a contract

    Understanding the world of consultancy

    03 December 2019 By Lucy Simpson - Category Buyer for Corporate Services at YPO

    Last month we held a webinar introducing Consultancy+, the supplier of the new YPO framework; Managing Consultancy and Professional Services. We have pulled together some of the FAQs featured in this webinar below, as a handy guide for you.

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  • a series of plants growing with different students names on

    Top Tips for an Eco-Friendly Classroom

    19 November 2019 By Matthew Larkin - Digital Marketing Officer at YPO

    Here are some useful tips to implement in the classroom to make students more environmentally conscious and to help them make changes.

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  • paper shreddings

    The importance of shredding for GDPR compliance

    13 November 2019 By Thomas Miller - Trade Marketing Executive at Fellowes

    GDPR became law on 25th May 2018. There are significant fines for breaching the new data protection regulations meaning it is essential that organisations and its employees have access to a shredder to avoid the consequences of a data breach.

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  • secondary class experimenting during science lesson

    Top tips for running secondary science practicals

    07 November 2019 By Deborah Roberts - International education consultant, author and trainer

    Organising a class of young people can be a daunting prospect in any lesson. Introduce chemicals and a Bunsen burner to the mix for example and it can be a bit of a challenge to say the least.

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  • YPO category manager, Daniel, portfolio image

    Meet the Category Manager - Daniel Veasey

    07 November 2019 By Daniel Veasey - YPO Category manager, Energy

    Daniel Veasey joined YPO in September 2019 and is the category manager for Energy in the Procurement Services team.

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