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Join the Shakespeare Dream Team

23 September 2015

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) is inviting every school in the country to take part in a unique project to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.








Britain’s schools urged to take in refugee children from Syria

16 September 2015

Britain’s boarding schools have been challenged to offer at least two free places each to teenage orphaned Syrian refugees. Meanwhile, school leaders across the country are also being urged to act to support Syrian refugees when they arrive.




Alarm at working hours rise

16 September 2015

The number of people working more than 48 hours a week has risen by 453,000 to 3.42 million since 2010, with education in particular seeing a 31 per cent rise from 376,000 to 492,000.





NASUWT rejects pay offer

16 September 2015

The NASUWT has rejected the 2015-17 pay and conditions offer for teachers in Scotland.


Call for ‘radical change’ on attainment gap

16 September 2015

Legislation to help close the attainment gap between richer and poorer children in Scotland will only make a difference if it is part of “more radical change” because efforts in this direction have already been under way for so long, MSPs have told the government.


Sleep research urges 10am start for GCSE students

9 September 2015

Calls are made to push back starting times for GCSE students after research shows biological changes in adolescence clash with traditional school hours leading to ‘systematic, chronic and unrecoverable sleep loss’. Pete Henshaw reports




At a glance headlines: Thursday, September 10, 2015

9 September 2015

More than £100m to fund new school places in Croydon, a call for evidence to aid inquiry into Ofqual and fears of CPD for the new computing curriculum are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for Thursday, September 10





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