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Politicians' short-term focus is bad for education

Politicians' short-term focus is bad for education

Politicians’ focus on short-term gain and ‘power’ means they will never drive genuine long-term improvements to education, says …

Taking a risk... with technology

Taking a risk... with technology

In the coming months, Nadine Pittam will be looking at how we might take small risks in our teaching. This, the first article in the series, examines one of the least dependable and therefore most risky tools a teacher has: technology.

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Careers Guidance: Guaranteed

Careers Guidance: Guaranteed

The Association of College’s Careers Guidance: Guaranteed campaign is calling for local careers hubs to help improve careers IAG…

29th Jan 2015
Taking a risk... with technology

Taking a risk... with technology

In the coming months, Nadine Pittam will be looking at how we might take small risks in our teaching. This, the first article in…

Nadine Pittam,29th Jan 2015
The rising mental health crisis

The rising mental health crisis

In a new series of articles, Dr Stephanie Thornton tackles the mental health crisis, with a focus on practical steps schools can…

Dr Stephanie Thornton,29th Jan 2015
Shakespeare and drama across the school

Shakespeare and drama across the school

A whole-school, cross-curricular approach to drama can help develop an amazing set of skills in your students. Head of drama Mor…

29th Jan 2015

Ten tips to reduce workload

Kate Lewis offers 10 ideas on how teachers can use technology to help keep their workload in check.

29th Jan 2015
A teacher’s guide to avoiding the dangers of cyber-space

A teacher’s guide to avoiding the dangers of cyber-space

Teachers who use social media are vulnerable to harassment and accusations from parents and pupils. Headteacher Mark Steed offer…

29th Jan 2015
The Vegas-styled Bett 2015

The Vegas-styled Bett 2015

Education technology expert Bob Harrison gives us his view of this year’s Bett Show.

Bob Harrison,29th Jan 2015
Skills: Preparing them for life

Skills: Preparing them for life

Instilling and developing transferable, life-skills in our students is a priority for many schools. With a focus on outdoor lear…

22nd Jan 2015
Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on January 27, when we remember those who have perished and suffered in the Holocaust and oth…

Dorothy Lepkowska,22nd Jan 2015
Making an impact in your department

Making an impact in your department

After his inner city English department achieved above average results, including excellent pupil progress, we asked Russell Har…

Teaching Leaders,22nd Jan 2015

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Northern teachers feel pressure to hide their regional accents

A number of young teachers with Northern accents say that the way they speak has been commented on by their mentors.

29th Jan 2015
Racial and sexual discrimination in early pay decisions

Racial and sexual discrimination in early pay decisions

Black and Asian teachers are more likely than their White colleagues to have been turned down for salary rises under the perform…

Pete Henshaw,29th Jan 2015
Frank Lampard aims to inspire as national literacy ambassador

Frank Lampard aims to inspire as national literacy ambassador

England and Manchester City footballer Frank Lampard has been appointed an official ambassador for the National Literacy Trust i…

29th Jan 2015

One in five adolescents is not in school globally

Sixty-three million adolescents around the world are being denied their right to an education. A joint report by two United Nati…

Emma Lee-Potter,29th Jan 2015

Attendance turnaround ‘sets example’ for rest of Wales

A campaign to raise school attendance has seen one local education authority setting the bar for the rest of Wales.

Moira Sharkey,29th Jan 2015

Scotland ‘faces crisis in science teaching’

Scottish secondary pupils face a “looming crisis” in science teaching because of teacher shortages, funding cuts and a decline i…

Sam Phipps,29th Jan 2015
Call for publication of delayed asbestos report

Call for publication of delayed asbestos report

Campaigners lobbying for the removal of asbestos from schools are calling on ministers to finally release a report into the mana…

Dorothy Lepkowska,29th Jan 2015

At a glance headlines: January 29, 2015

Fears over safeguarding delays, a General Election manifesto to close the digital divide, and a new Fair Trade film resource are…

29th Jan 2015
Report outlines the future for learning technologies

Report outlines the future for learning technologies

The government-appointed Education and Technology Action Group has published its wide-ranging recommendations to ministers. Bob …

Bob Harrison,29th Jan 2015
Heads place CPD centre stage ahead of the General Election

Heads place CPD centre stage ahead of the General Election

A group of leading headteachers is urging the main political parties to adopt five key policies to help revolutionise profession…

Pete Henshaw,29th Jan 2015