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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”.






Charlotte recognised for STEM passion

4 December 2014

Engineering student Charlotte Kerr is full of ideas about how to encourage girls to study STEM subjects at school – from building towers out of spaghetti and marshmallows to setting up a girls’ engineering page on Facebook.








Attitudes remain biggest barrier to vocational parity

27 November 2014

While recent moves to provide better quality and more coherent vocational routes for students are welcome, the key challenge continues to centre on changing public attitudes, a leading researcher has warned.



Grammar school impact on degree success questioned

27 November 2014

Comprehensive schools are just as successful as grammar schools in helping students to get a degree when social and other factors are taken into account, researchers from the Institute of Education have concluded.


Teachers blast state of careers guidance

27 November 2014

Almost half of teachers say that careers advice has gotten worse since funding cuts led to the closure of the national Connexions service and to schools taking on responsibility for services.



At a glance headlines: November 27, 2014

24 November 2014

Guidance for teachers on protecting themselves from cyber-bullying, concern about a rise in December calls to ChildLine, and a focus on Welsh medium education are among SecEd's At a glance headlines for November 27, 2014.


At a glance headlines: November 20, 2014

20 November 2014

A £1,000 funding grant for an innovative project to support students' health and wellbeing and new resources to help tackle the bullying of deaf children are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for November 20, 2014.



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