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Child poverty pledge 'significantly off track'

Child poverty pledge 'significantly off track'

With 3.7 million children still living in poverty, Megan Jarvie warns ministers who might be tempted to welcome the latest figur…

‘A new generation of children is getting used to food banks’

‘A new generation of children is getting used to food banks’

The pledge to end child poverty by 2020 is ‘significantly off track’ as the latest figures remain static with 3.7 million children living in poverty. Pete Henshaw reports

Best Practice

Creative uses of the Pupil Premium

Creative uses of the Pupil Premium

It’s the question all schools ask, but if there was a provision that would guarantee narrowing the attainment gap then you would…

Daniel Sobel,2nd Jul 2015
Obesity: Rising to the challenge

Obesity: Rising to the challenge

How can we bring home the health eating message to our students? Karen Sullivan offers some practical ideas

Karen Sullivan,2nd Jul 2015
Feedback for impact

Feedback for impact

Sarah Taylor offers five steps to embedding an effective marking strategy

Teaching Leaders,2nd Jul 2015
Detecting fraud: Advice for governors

Detecting fraud: Advice for governors

Following the jailing of an academy’s head of finance for diverting school money into her own bank account, legal expert Helen O…

2nd Jul 2015
Maximising the impact of external CPD

Maximising the impact of external CPD

Staff and schools need to engage with external support in the right way if it is going to have a lasting impact on their practic…

Teacher Development Trust,2nd Jul 2015
Taking a risk with... Plenaries

Taking a risk with... Plenaries

In the final part of her series on risk-taking in the classroom, Nadine Pittam discusses pushing the boundaries when it comes to…

Nadine Pittam,2nd Jul 2015
An end-of-year examinations review

An end-of-year examinations review

There are six reasons why every school should review their ‘exams year’. Jugjit Chima explains and offers some further advice

Jugjit Chima,2nd Jul 2015
Case study: Autism and Autisan

Case study: Autism and Autisan

Kenny Bryce and Lorraine Dormand from the National Autistic Society explain how they are aiming to transform the employment pros…

2nd Jul 2015
NQT Special Edition: June 2015

NQT Special Edition: June 2015

SecEd's bi-annual NQT special edition offers eight pages of best practice and advisory articles aimed at supporting NQTs and you…

2nd Jul 2015
The issue of violence in teenage relationships

The issue of violence in teenage relationships

Violence in adolescent relationships is a growing concern for many. Expert Mark Bowles examines the evidence, prevalence, and im…

2nd Jul 2015

Latest News

Ministers finally define what a 'coasting' school is – but more details are still to come

Ministers finally define what a 'coasting' school is – but more details are still to come

The Department for Education has finally set out what it means by ‘coasting’. However, a lack of detail means school leaders are…

Pete Henshaw,2nd Jul 2015
‘A new generation of children is getting used to food banks’

‘A new generation of children is getting used to food banks’

The pledge to end child poverty by 2020 is ‘significantly off track’ as the latest figures remain static with 3.7 million childr…

Pete Henshaw,2nd Jul 2015
Free schools tickets and CPD for Twelfth Night at the Globe

Free schools tickets and CPD for Twelfth Night at the Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced that Twelfth Night is to be the 2016 schools production – when the Playing Shakespeare scheme …

2nd Jul 2015

Resource marks 10 years since the July 7 London bombings

A programme to tackle extremism is being launched to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the July 7 London bombings.

2nd Jul 2015
Inventions to ‘make life better’ impress the judges at TeenTech awards

Inventions to ‘make life better’ impress the judges at TeenTech awards

Sunglasses to monitor epilepsy, an “e-water tap” for use in Africa, and a condom that changes colour when it comes into contact …

2nd Jul 2015
Call for 100 hours of work experience

Call for 100 hours of work experience

Young people should receive 100 hours’ experience of the world of work starting from the age of seven, a group of business leade…

2nd Jul 2015

At a glance headlines: July 2, 2015

University applications, STEM, tablets and the Education Bill are among the SecEd at a glance headlines for July 2, 2015.

2nd Jul 2015

Inspectors identify 10 questions to aid effective collaboration

The main barrier to effective collaboration between schools is a reluctance to invest staff time, including releasing people fro…

2nd Jul 2015

Teachers would like to understand more about non-university routes

Teachers are twice as likely to be aware of university options as they are of Apprenticeships or school leaver programmes when a…

2nd Jul 2015
Post-19 skills education could ‘vanish into history’, expert warns

Post-19 skills education could ‘vanish into history’, expert warns

A petition against plans to cut adult education funding by 24 per cent has been delivered to 10 Downing Street.

2nd Jul 2015