Fieldwork, immigration and Brexit

7 June 2017

The continuing threat to geography fieldwork, the heightened focus on immigration and borders, and the Brexit vote were among the issues under discussion at the Geographical Association annual conference. Alan Kinder and Mary Biddulph explain

Boost Scottish promotion prospects, SSTA leader says

24 May 2017

More “rungs on the promotion ladder” need to be created in Scottish schools so that the leadership burden is shared more fairly, more graduates join the profession and teachers are better rewarded, according to the president of the Scottish Secondary Teachers’ Association (SSTA).

Parliamentary hopefuls targeted over funding

17 May 2017

As the June 8 General Election looms, trade unions are targeting individual Parliamentary candidates asking them to pledge to tackle the growing school funding crisis.

Deficit letter angers union

17 May 2017

Teaching unions have hit back at a letter issued to schools in Northern Ireland warning them to avoid going into debt.

So, how ‘competitive’ is your teaching salary?

10 May 2017

The row over teachers’ pay erupted again this week after the government claimed that salaries are ‘competitive’. It was part of a wider response from ministers on recruitment and retention issues. Pete Henshaw looks at what they had to say

The world wide web goes on trial

10 May 2017

Teachers are being invited to “put the internet on trial” in their classrooms with the help of a new open access resource developed by academics.

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