'Fragile’ computer science hit by CPD and recruitment woes

15 November 2017

A call has been made for a £60m CPD investment to boost teacher skills in computer science after a report reveals that more than half of schools do not offer computer science GCSE and that years of missed recruitment targets mean we have an under-supply of qualified teachers...

Research casts doubt on US observation approach

15 November 2017

Introducing more frequent and structured lesson observations makes no difference to pupils’ GCSE outcomes in English and maths, according to the latest research findings from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF).

Academy accounts under fire for fifth year running

1 November 2017

The government’s annual accounts for academy schools have been judged inadequate for the fifth year running by the National Audit Office (NAO) – with a lack of evidence over academy land and building assets a continuing problem.

Delivering Statutory RSE – best practice advice and guidance

18 October 2017

There are still places available for SecEd's inaugural best practice conference, Delivery Statutory RSE. Taking place on November 24 in Birmingham, the event will also focus on PSHE best practice as well as mental health and pupil wellbeing.

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