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.

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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Street Wisdom – urban mindfulness for all

A fundamental design standard of all Learning Escape Buildings is to maximise exposure to natural light, providing views of nature and easy access to the outdoors, all of which have a positive impact on mental well-being and learning outcomes. Our ethos resonates...

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Healthy Mental Well-Being

Last month, Theresa May announced new measures to support the mental health of children and adolescents, noting that “mental illness too often starts in childhood and, when left untreated, it can blight lives and become entrenched.” Over half of adult mental health...

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TG Escapes End of Year Report

TG Escapes would like to wish you all a very happy and exciting new year. At this time of reflection on what has been in 2016 and anticipation of what is to come in 2017, we would like to share with you just some of the projects with which it has been our pleasure and...

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Funding Generation

Having worked in the education sector for many years now, we at TG Escapes know how tricky it can be for schools to secure funding for capital projects, no matter how pressing the need. We were, therefore, delighted to collaborate with Pebble, an organisation that...

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NASBM Conference

The NASBM National Conference will be taking place next week at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on 8th and 9th November. This is one of the only two-day events tailored specifically to the school business management professional and is designed to guide delegates...

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