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Action is long overdue to tackle careers guidance crisis

Action is long overdue to tackle careers guidance crisis

Yet another report has laid bare the crisis in careers advice services. Pete Henshaw says action is long overdue.

The science of learning

The science of learning

How can cognitive science make us better teachers? Matt Bromley dissects the four stages of the cognitive process and discusses the implications for your classroom.

Best Practice

Secrets of London’s success

Secrets of London’s success

The improvement of London’s secondary schools since 2000 has been dramatic. Tony McAleavy considers the wider lessons we can lea…

18th Sep 2014
A busy year ahead for computing

A busy year ahead for computing

For most ICT teachers, the year ahead will perhaps contain even greater challenges than the year just gone. Bob Harrison explain…

Bob Harrison,18th Sep 2014
Inspiring students to take STEM further

Inspiring students to take STEM further

Many students think that careers in STEM are only for A* candidates. Physiology lecturer Tom Warrender discusses the range of op…

18th Sep 2014
Busting myths about Apprenticeships

Busting myths about Apprenticeships

A lot of misunderstandings about Apprenticeships continue to endure. Ollie Sidwell busts some of the most common myths.

18th Sep 2014
The science of learning

The science of learning

How can cognitive science make us better teachers? Matt Bromley dissects the four stages of the cognitive process and discusses …

Matt Bromley,18th Sep 2014
Flipping classrooms across the whole school

Flipping classrooms across the whole school

SecEd’s CPD guru Phil Parker offers some quick ideas to help you create a whole-school approach to flipped classrooms.

Phil Parker,18th Sep 2014
It all starts with a coffee...

It all starts with a coffee...

Next week, thousands of schools will support the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, raising money for cancer support. Katherine Bla…

18th Sep 2014
Unleash the power of film education

Unleash the power of film education

The Into Film Festival takes place in November, when schools and students will be able to access a wealth of educational opportu…

11th Sep 2014
Taking back your CPD in 10 steps

Taking back your CPD in 10 steps

David Weston discusses 10 ways to take back control of your CPD this year.

David Weston,11th Sep 2014
Vocational & academic: Working hand-in-hand

Vocational & academic: Working hand-in-hand

Changes to accountability have seemingly led many schools to reduce their vocational offer. Catherine Mastaglio argues that voca…

11th Sep 2014

Latest News

Anger over one per cent pay rise as support staff ballot for strike action

Tens of thousands of teaching assistants and school support staff are being balloted for strike action over a proposed pay rise …

Dorothy Lepkowska,18th Sep 2014
Ofsted inspection experts to deliver Pupil Premium keynote

Ofsted inspection experts to deliver Pupil Premium keynote

A double dose of Ofsted expertise is on offer to delegates at SecEd’s Second National Pupil Premium and Ofsted conference later …

18th Sep 2014

Research reveals extent of bullying’s impact on education and careers

Bullying at school can affect academic and career prospects long into adulthood, according to a report.

Dorothy Lepkowska,18th Sep 2014

Praise for progress on attendance in Wales

Wales’ education minister has praised the efforts of secondary schools to boost attendance rates in the last academic year.

Moira Sharkey,18th Sep 2014
Qualifications risk being ‘less relevant’, CBI warns

Qualifications risk being ‘less relevant’, CBI warns

Business leader warns that science and English qualifications risk being seen as 'less relevant' due to reforms, while also call…

Pete Henshaw,18th Sep 2014

Call for Ofsted to give leaders on new scheme time to transform schools

The schools inspectorate has been urged to give 100 leaders who will be taking on the headship of some of England’s most challen…

18th Sep 2014

Principal sets out vision for schools’ amalgamation

A headteacher who helped a shut down and re-opened secondary school to make rapid progress has become principal of Northern Irel…

Simon Doyle,18th Sep 2014

Languages teachers targeted in £1.8m curriculum training programme

A £1.8 million training scheme has been set-up to support the teaching of foreign languages.

18th Sep 2014
The focus is on grade 5 as Ofqual explains how numerical marks work

The focus is on grade 5 as Ofqual explains how numerical marks work

The new GCSE grade 5 is to be aligned against the average performance of 16-year-olds from high-flying countries in the internat…

Pete Henshaw,18th Sep 2014
Roll-out of 16 to 19 study programmes ‘too slow’

Roll-out of 16 to 19 study programmes ‘too slow’

The implementation of the new 16 to 19 study programmes in school and academy 6th forms has been “too slow”, Ofsted has said.

Pete Henshaw,18th Sep 2014