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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