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.

Film focuses on parental alcohol addiction

2 September 2015

A short film showing the impact that parental alcohol abuse has on young teenagers has been released by addiction charity Action on Addiction and film-making charity Positive Images.

Incoming ATL president targets excessive workload

2 September 2015

The time to do the work that makes a difference to young people and the space to talk and share ideas with colleagues are two key priorities for the incoming president of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL).

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