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Standing up for our teachers for 400 editions

Standing up for our teachers for 400 editions

SecEd celebrates its 400th edition today – marking 12 years of independent educational journalism and support for the UK's teach…

More foundations of effective teaching

More foundations of effective teaching

Continuing his series on the basics of effective teaching, Matt Bromley discusses how to create good routines and habits to ensure that everyday classroom tasks run smoothly and efficiently.

Best Practice

Selection at 11 – a very English debate

Selection at 11 – a very English debate

The public debate over academic selection at 11 has once again ignited. Professor Chris Husbands wonders why, when all the evide…

Professor Chris Husbands,4th Dec 2014
Making time for our mental health

Making time for our mental health

Thousands of teenagers took part in last month’s Make Time in November mental health campaign, supported by SecEd. We look at ho…

4th Dec 2014
The SEN Code of Practice explained

The SEN Code of Practice explained

Schools are still getting to grips with the implications of the SEN reforms and the new SEN Code of Practice. We asked inclusion…

4th Dec 2014
Are you heading to Bett 2015?

Are you heading to Bett 2015?

SecEd's annual Bett Show Guide is out, offering 32 pages of preview information to help you prepare for the world's largest educ…

4th Dec 2014
Growth Mindset: Changing your culture

Growth Mindset: Changing your culture

The work to adopt growth mindset strategies and approaches at Hanham Woods Academy continues. Surface cultures have changed, and…

4th Dec 2014
Case study: Simplifying data use

Case study: Simplifying data use

Matthew Stevenson has transformed the way his school presents data through the creation of the ‘Scorecard’. He outlines the key …

Future Leaders,4th Dec 2014
School vehicle safety

School vehicle safety

Many schools have mini-buses and other school vehicles that must be kept compliant. Nickie Brooks looks at some of the key regul…

4th Dec 2014
More foundations of effective teaching

More foundations of effective teaching

Continuing his series on the basics of effective teaching, Matt Bromley discusses how to create good routines and habits to ensu…

Matt Bromley,4th Dec 2014
NQT Special Edition: November 2014

NQT Special Edition: November 2014

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

4th Dec 2014
The Learner: SSAT National Conference 2014

The Learner: SSAT National Conference 2014

What does it mean to be a learner in 2014? This is the question that will be tackled at the SSAT National Conference 2014 on Dec…

4th Dec 2014

Latest News

Guidance on 'actively promoting' British values published

Government guidance has been published to help schools “actively promote” the “fundamental British values of democracy, the rule…

5th Dec 2014

Schools might dip into overall budget to top-up SEN funding

School leaders have voiced their dissatisfaction with the national funding formula introduced by the SEN reforms.

4th Dec 2014
Poverty, obesity and family breakdown – the challenges facing today’s children

Poverty, obesity and family breakdown – the challenges facing today’s children

The latest findings of the Millennium Cohort Study, which is following the lives of children born at the turn of the century, re…

Pete Henshaw,4th Dec 2014
Standing up for our teachers for 400 editions

Standing up for our teachers for 400 editions

SecEd celebrates its 400th edition today – marking 12 years of independent educational journalism and support for the UK's teach…

Pete Henshaw,4th Dec 2014
Cost is being prioritised over need for children in care

Cost is being prioritised over need for children in care

Despite £2.5 billion a year being spent on supporting children and young people in care, too many are not getting the “right pla…

Pete Henshaw,4th Dec 2014
Charlotte recognised for STEM passion

Charlotte recognised for STEM passion

Engineering student Charlotte Kerr is full of ideas about how to encourage girls to study STEM subjects at school – from buildin…

Emma Lee-Potter,4th Dec 2014
‘Unforgiving’ system offers students no second chances

‘Unforgiving’ system offers students no second chances

Youngsters are being taught in an “unforgiving system” where there are “no real second chances”, the president of the Girls’ Sch…

Emma Lee-Potter,4th Dec 2014

Deal struck for cut-price defibrillators

Schools can now buy defibrillators at a reduced price after ministers struck a deal with suppliers.

4th Dec 2014

Anger over schools holding out on one per cent pay rise

More than half of teachers say that their school has failed to confirm if they will receive the one per cent pay rise this year.

4th Dec 2014
SecEd launches third national Pupil Premium & Ofsted Conference

SecEd launches third national Pupil Premium & Ofsted Conference

An in-depth and practical session with the National Pupil Premium Champion, Sir John Dunford, is awaiting delegates at SecEd’s T…

27th Nov 2014