The life-changing power of languages

25 November 2015

A top university has launched an initiative to encourage more young people to study languages. Concerned by the low take-up of languages in state schools, the University of Cambridge is running a series of events to highlight “the life-changing power of languages”.

Robots dance their way into the classroom

25 November 2015

It was only a matter of time before robots made their way into the classroom – and now they have arrived in style. St Clement Danes School in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, is one of the first schools in the country to use revolutionary new robots in classes.

Victims of bullying face range of mental health problems

18 November 2015

As Anti-Bullying Week takes place, research shows that half of bullied young people experience mental health problems, children with SEND are more likely to be bullied and – overall – 1 in 10 students face some form of bullying on a daily basis. Pete Henshaw takes a look

College of Teaching membership consultation

18 November 2015

School staff across the country are being asked to debate some key membership questions for the new College of Teaching, including whether access should be restricted to practising teachers only.

Pupils’ anti-bullying film hits big screen

18 November 2015

When pupils at a Bedfordshire school planned their script for an anti-bullying film they never imagined the finished product would be seen by cinema-goers across the country.

Battle of the Somme remembered

18 November 2015

One hundred years on, and the government-funded First World War Centenary Battlefield Tours programme has announced that it will be focusing on the Battle of the Somme during its commemorative trips in 2016.

Wales seeks views on SEN legislation

18 November 2015

Education chiefs in Wales are urging teachers to have their say on draft laws to change the way pupils with additional learning needs are supported.

Shakespeare streamed live into class

11 November 2015

Students will get the opportunity to watch Othello and the Merchant of Venice when the Royal Shakespeare Company streams its productions of the famous plays directly to schools next year.

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