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Curriculum is 'failing to prepare students for digital revolution'

11 May 2016

With fears that the digital revolution will mean the loss of up to 15 million UK jobs in the coming years, a report by Lord Kenneth Baker argues that our national curriculum is failing to prepare young people for this challenge. Pete Henshaw takes a look









Students capture life at Cambridge

11 May 2016

From an atmospheric image of a bridge over the River Cam to an original collage, a group of sixth-formers have managed to capture the essence of student life at Cambridge.




Mental health fears for looked-after students

4 May 2016

A “significant number” of local authorities and health services are failing to identify mental health issues when children enter care, MPs on the House of Commons’ Education Select Committee have warned.




At a glance headlines: May 5, 2016

4 May 2016

A review of languages teaching, mental health training and a new writing competition for students are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for May 5, 2016.





First time lucky for winning choir

4 May 2016

A performing arts school has won this year’s prized BBC Songs of Praise School Choir of the Year competition – at the first time of trying.


Teaching in France’s refugee camps

27 April 2016

A teacher-run charity is delivering schooling to the children of the Calais and Dunkirk refugee camps in France. Natalie Scott explains how the project began and urges UK teachers to offer their support





At a glance headlines: Thursday, April 28

27 April 2016

A dispute over school funding claims, STEM resources and a reprieve for some language qualifications are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for April 28, 2016.


Curricular reforms ‘focus too much on grading’

27 April 2016

Curricular reforms in Scotland have failed to reduce the emphasis that schools, universities and employers place on exam results rather than pupils’ wider strengths, according to a leading educational consultant.

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