Skills inquiry: curriculum is ‘limiting opportunities’

20 November 2014

A nine-month inquiry by the Skills Commission has concluded that the current curriculum is hampering skills education. It has also raised concerns about a lack of school-employer engagement work and the state of careers guidance. Dorothy Lepkowska reports

More than 3,000 young people take part in School Proms 2014

20 November 2014

More than 3,000 young musicians have taken to stage at London’s Royal Albert Hall as part of the annual School Proms. Lasting three days, from Monday to Wednesday, November 10 to 12, the event saw school and youth music groups, orchestras, choirs and othe

Inspector full of praise for Northern Irish schools

13 November 2014

Northern Ireland secondary schools are providing “outstanding” education in record numbers. The North’s chief inspector says the quality of education is good or better in almost two-thirds of post-primary providers.

At a glance headlines: November 13, 2014

13 November 2014

Resources to mark the First World War centenary as well as the 70th anniversary of the ending of the Holocaust are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for November 13, 2014.

At a glance headlines: November 6, 2014

6 November 2014

A new resource to help professionals spot neglect and emotional abuse, Holocaust education CPD, and a resource to help tackle term-time absence requests are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for November 6, 2014.

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