At a glance headlines: February 27, 2014

27 February 2014

Homophobia in schools, behaviour management and a free guide to VAT for academies and free schools are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for February 27, 2014.

‘Definite signs of hope’ in Estyn annual report

6 February 2014

Welsh secondary schools need to improve the quality of teaching, assessment, literacy and numeracy, self-evaluation and Welsh as a second language, according to the chief inspector’s new annual report.

Lack of confidence in delivery of new Scottish exams

6 February 2014

More than three quarters of secondary teachers in Scotland lack confidence in how the new National 4 and 5 exams will be delivered, only months before pupils are due to sit them, a survey has found.

At a glance headlines: February 6, 2014

6 February 2014

Fears over the impact that cuts to further education funding will have, a curriculum design conference, and the final call for entries to Amnesty's Young Human Rights Reporter of the Year Awards are among SecEd's At a glance headlines for Thursday, Februa

Businesses not giving education-leavers a chance

6 February 2014

Only around one in four businesses are prepared to give education-leavers their first job – but when they do they find their new recruits are generally well prepared for work, a new report has found.

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