TG Escapes Blog – Education

The latest articles from the TG Escapes team. Read on to keep up to date on the latest innovations and stories in the world of modular eco building for education.

4 Analogue Ways to Engage Digitally Distracted Children

Today’s young people cannot begin to imagine the world before the internet, the i-phone or the selfie. However, there is a growing body of evidence that the sheer power of the machines in every teenager’s hand or pocket (and a great many younger children), the...

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Generation Z need help with their mental health NOW

FACT-  1 in 10 British children aged 5 to 16 has a clinically diagnosable mental health problem. FACT-  75% of young British people with a mental health problem are not receiving treatment. FACT-  75% of British adults with a mental illness started experiencing...

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2018 Conferences and Events

The TG Escapes team will be attending and exhibiting at a number of conferences this coming year. If you happen to be attending please be sure to come along and say hi. Matt always has some chocolate delights waiting. If you would like to make an appointment with one...

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How big should a SEND classroom be?

One of the most frequent questions asked about modular classrooms is the space needed for certain type of classroom or school. This is particularly the case when concerning SEND (special educational needs and disability) provision in schools. Special needs vary and...

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Eight Reasons To Take Learning Outside

As children increasingly spend their free time inside indulging in ever more screen-based, sedentary pastimes, their physical and mental well-being has fallen into decline. Fitness levels are falling, obesity is on the rise and mental health is suffering, to name just...

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LGA Warning of Looming Secondary School Place Shortage

The Local Government Association (LGA) has recently reiterated its warning that there is a potential shortage of secondary school places “looming” in England, as an increased population moves up from the primary sector. The LGA claims that 12 councils will be over...

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Eco friendly tips in the classroom

School buildings are one of the biggest collective consumers of energy and, conversely, one of the largest generators of waste and pollution in our economy. In addition, largely due to the age of many of our school buildings, internal environmental conditions are...

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Why mental healthcare in school matters

The Mental Health Foundation has hosted Mental Health Awareness Week in the second week of May since 2000, and so the 8th to 14th May marked 2017’s event. The stated aim this year was to look at mental health from a new angle. Rather than ask why so many people are...

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Five Financial Advantages of a Standalone Eco-classroom.

The budget screws keep tightening and the pupil numbers keep rising. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to create extra classroom space that is not only a fantastic environment in which to learn and teach, but which also adds a boost to your school’s finances? A Learning...

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ASCL Conference

The annual ASCL Conference is fast approaching, at the ICC, Birmingham this coming Friday 10th and Saturday 11th March. Delegates can look forward to a two day programme of intensive training, debate and expert-led interactive seminars. A wide range of inspirational...

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