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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.





Chief inspector promises new heads more time

24 April 2014

New headteachers in schools judged to be requiring improvement will be given the chance to discuss with Ofsted the scheduling of their next inspection, Sir Michael Wilshaw has promised.


Teaching unions unite in condemnation of Ofsted

24 April 2014

Ofsted was a hot topic of conversation at all three teacher union conferences this year, as teachers condemned the workload and stress they say inspection causes. A range of solutions, from industrial action to an Inspection Charter, were put forward. Pet





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