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

Free app brings Shakespeare to life

9 September 2015

From drama festivals to cartoon workshops, teachers are always looking for new ways to bring Shakespeare alive for their students.

At a glance headlines: Thursday, September 3, 2015

2 September 2015

Grants for families in crisis, an inquiry into the role of the Regional Schools Commissioners and guidance on the Prevent Duty for schools are among the At a glance headlines for SecEd on September 3, 2015.

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