Researchers find ‘sibling spillover effect’

15 January 2015

From Bill Clinton to JK Rowling, first-born children have a reputation for being high-flyers who excel at school and work. But new research has found that having an older brother or sister who does well at school boosts the performance of younger siblings

Free resources to support computing lessons

15 January 2015

While almost three-quarters of computing teachers feel confident with the new curriculum, some are still unsure about the computer programming and coding aspects, a survey has revealed.

At a glance headlines: January 5, 2015

8 January 2015

A call for a change in the law to protect vulnerable 16 and 17-year-olds and new guidance for school governing bodies are among SecEd's at a glance headlines for January 5, 2015.

The hidden voices of SEN pupils

8 January 2015

A recent project has sought to understand the realities of the lives, experiences and education of young people with SEN and disabilities who attend residential special schools. Dr Liz Pellicano explains what the research has uncovered.

Guidance on 'actively promoting' British values published

5 December 2014

Government guidance has been published to help schools “actively promote” the “fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs”.

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