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March 31, 2016

School bosses warn that while revised funding will benefit rural areas, previously well-off London and city schools could now suffer as tables turn.

 

School chiefs in rural areas have said they could double their staffing levels if they receive the same amount of money...

March 15, 2016

Education bill, set to be published within days, will take every single school in England out of local government control.

 

Legislation to turn every school in England into an academy independent of local authority control will be unveiled in the budget on Wednesday.

 

 

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March 11, 2016

 

Campaigners and headteachers express alarm at ‘draconian’ new assessments, which they say will inhibit creativity and misjudge childrens’ abilities.

The government’s “pedantic” new spelling tests for primary school children will stifle creativity and discriminate again...

February 27, 2016

Research says students make additional two to four months’ progress when small groups get structured help from assistants.

 

Teaching assistants, whose contribution to learning has been called into question in recent years, have been shown to improve pupils’ attainment,...

February 25, 2016

 A report has identified four kinds of teacher – idealists, practitioners, rationalists and moderates. Where do you fit?

 

Why did you become a teacher? Was it to a) improve society, b) help students, c) have a steady career or d) a bit of all three? If you wanted to imp...

February 10, 2016

The number of teachers leaving the profession has increased by 11% over three years as the government continues to fall short of recruitment targets, Whitehall’s independent spending watchdog has found.

 

Despite spending £700m every year on training, ministers have fail...

January 13, 2016

 

Student fitness is vital all year round, but in the colder months delivering successful physical education can be a challenge for teachers. Here’s a roundup of the tips and tricks about how to engage students in PE during winter.

 

 

 

 

 

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October 27, 2015

 

A report has identified four kinds of teacher – idealists, practitioners, rationalists and moderates. Where do you fit?

 

Why did you become a teacher? Was it to a) improve society, b) help students, c) have a steady career or d) a bit of all three? If you wanted to imp...

October 19, 2015

 ​Ofsted has its own ideas about outstanding lessons, but what young people love about teachers is quite different.

 

The perfect teacher. In Ofsted’s eyes, that probably means exemplary lesson plans and 30 i