Materials to help identify and support SLCN pupils

26 March 2015

Problems with the poor identification of students with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) has led to the launch of a new range of tools to help school staff to support 11 to 18-year-olds.

Sixth form funding cuts warning

19 March 2015

Sixth form students face the prospect of a part-time education from next year as a result of government funding cuts, says a new report.

At a glance headlines: March 19, 2015

19 March 2015

A resource supporting employer engagement, new Apprenticeship courses, and a global poetry competition are among the SecEd at a glance headlines for March 19, 2015.

Students impress with design ideas

19 March 2015

Button hoops for keeping spectacles safe, a system for identifying device chargers and cables, and acrylic circles that transform playing cards into sculptures. These were just three of the ingenious designs shortlisted for the Design Museum’s annual Desi

At a glance headlines: March 12, 2015

12 March 2015

New from the Teacher Support Network, a new grassroots leadership campaign and a Magna Carta online resource are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for March 12, 2015.

Concerns in Scotland over modern foreign languages

12 March 2015

Business, academic and cultural organisations have expressed concern at how foreign languages are faring at Scottish schools, and have called on the government to offer more support, particularly for German and Russian.

Schools ‘misunderstanding’ Apprenticeships, say MPs

12 March 2015

An MPs' inquiry warns that there are still too few students on Apprenticeships and calls for action to increase courses and improve careers advice. They also want to see more clarity about the Traineeships programme. Pete Henshaw reports.

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