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School building boost is ‘a drop in the ocean’

8 May 2014

Ministers announce a £2 billon extension to the coalition government's school building programme, but teachers say the money is nowhere near enough and will leave thousands of students being taught in dilapidated classrooms. Pete Henshaw reports.




The young reporters fighting for human rights

8 May 2014

The insightful, poignant and sometimes harrowing work of young student reporters and photo-journalists has been celebrated in the finals of the Young Human Rights Reporter of the Year Awards 2014.



Numeracy decline sparks concern

8 May 2014

A sharp decline in numeracy among Scottish primary pupils, along with a lack of progress in the early years of secondary, has sparked concerns among opposition politicians and teaching unions about the state of the new curriculum.



At a glance headlines: May 8, 2014

8 May 2014

The latest round of SEN scholarships and new resources to help schools prepare for SEN reforms are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for May 8, 2014.


Simply the best job in the world

8 May 2014

Headteacher Vic Goddard became a household name when his school was put under the spotlight in the award-winning Channel 4 series Educating Essex. Now, the principal of Passmores Academy in Harlow has written a book about his experience of headship.






At a glance headlines: May 1, 2014

1 May 2014

A new website allowing supply teachers to rate supply agencies, a London Knowledge Quiz for pupils, and a new UK museums resource are among the At a glance headlines for May 1, 2014.







School choir performs alongside Gary Barlow

1 May 2014

It’s not every day that a school choir gets the chance to perform alongside a music superstar – but that’s what happened to pupils from a Manchester secondary school.




Government 'in denial' about asbestos problem

1 May 2014

The government remains in “denial” about the scale of the asbestos problem in the country’s schools, a leading campaigner said this week after winning a prestigious award for his campaign to rid schools of the deadly substance. Dorothy Lepkowska reports.


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