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Child Poverty Strategy proves government is in denial

Child Poverty Strategy proves government is in denial

The government's child poverty strategy continues to deny the impact that austerity and its programme of cuts have had on famili…

Are you ready for life after levels?

Are you ready for life after levels?

How is your school approaching life after national curriculum levels? As a new pamphlet offering advice is published, Tom Middlehurst asks the question

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Ofsted’s eight e-safety demands

Ofsted’s eight e-safety demands

E-safety continues to be a key priority for schools. Education technology expert Chris Pates offers advice to help achieve the e…

3rd Jul 2014
Literacy through science

Literacy through science

Science teacher Euan Douglas discusses his work to develop students’ literacy through and for science.

Teaching Leaders,3rd Jul 2014
Are you ready for life after levels?

Are you ready for life after levels?

How is your school approaching life after national curriculum levels? As a new pamphlet offering advice is published, Tom Middle…

3rd Jul 2014
Youth justice and the role of schools

Youth justice and the role of schools

What does youth justice have to do with schools? After a major report highlights serious issues within the youth courts system, …

Dr Hilary Emery,3rd Jul 2014
A focus on attendance

A focus on attendance

Ofsted’s report into the plight of England’s ‘unseen children’ raised the issue of deprivation in seaside towns. Jane Bailey, a …

3rd Jul 2014
NQT Special: Best laid (lesson) plans

NQT Special: Best laid (lesson) plans

The first thing many NQTs tackle at the end of their year is a review of their schemes of work and lesson plans in readiness for…

Matt Bromley,26th Jun 2014
NQT Special: Five steps to failure!

NQT Special: Five steps to failure!

School leaders Sean Harris and Ben Ryder explain the five steps NQTs should definitely avoid if they want to have an impact beyo…

Future Leaders,26th Jun 2014
NQT Special: Protecting the rights of NQTs

NQT Special: Protecting the rights of NQTs

As a new cohort of trainee teachers prepares to start their NQT year in September, NASUWT general secretary Chris Keates explain…

Chris Keates,26th Jun 2014
NQT Special Edition – Eight pages of advice, guidance and support

NQT Special Edition – Eight pages of advice, guidance and support

Don't miss SecEd's NQT special edition, offering eight pages of best practice support, advice and guidance for new and trainee t…

26th Jun 2014
NQT Special: Lessons from the second year

NQT Special: Lessons from the second year

SecEd’s NQT diarist from last year is now nearing the end of her second year of teaching. We asked her to pass on to the nation’…

NQT's Diary,26th Jun 2014

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Young voters raise standard of Scotland’s independence debate

Young voters raise standard of Scotland’s independence debate

With the Scottish independence vote less than three months away, hundreds of pupils who will be eligible to vote gathered to hea…

Sam Phipps,3rd Jul 2014
Calls for action on asbestos in schools after spot-check revelations

Calls for action on asbestos in schools after spot-check revelations

Better training and proactive inspections are being called for this week after the HSE found asbestos management failings in 20 …

Pete Henshaw,3rd Jul 2014
Education at heart of government’s child poverty plan

Education at heart of government’s child poverty plan

The government has placed the raising of educational attainment at the heart of its 2014 to 2017 Child Poverty Strategy.

Pete Henshaw,3rd Jul 2014

England’s teachers worse off in OECD comparison

Heads and teachers leaders have seized upon an international study into teaching and learning to highlight what they claim is th…

Dorothy Lepkowska,3rd Jul 2014
The seven lessons we can learn from London’s school success

The seven lessons we can learn from London’s school success

Researchers have identified seven “lessons” that they say the rest of the UK could learn from London’s school improvement succes…

SecEd Reporter,3rd Jul 2014
Concern over 13,000 schools which struggle with CPD

Concern over 13,000 schools which struggle with CPD

Research this week reveals that 13,000 schools are struggling to develop their teachers, not least due to financial pressures. D…

David Weston,3rd Jul 2014
‘Involve girls in PE planning or lose them to sport forever’

‘Involve girls in PE planning or lose them to sport forever’

Involving girls in discussions about how physical education should be delivered could help dramatically raise engagement levels,…

Pete Henshaw,3rd Jul 2014

NSPCC publishes new resources

Two sets of resources have been launched by the NSPCC to help tackle child abuse and to spot the signs of neglect.

3rd Jul 2014

At a glance headlines: July 3

An inquiry into how we support vulnerable children, recognition for brilliant eTwinning projects, and early bird booking for Sec…

3rd Jul 2014

Curriculum ‘hampers’ teaching of Great War

Teachers feel hampered by practical constraints around the teaching of the First World War.

SecEd Reporter,3rd Jul 2014