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Youth work ‘boosts pupil achievement’

28 November 2013

Good youth work in schools can play a part in improving attendance and behaviour, boosting home and community links, and can have an impact on attainment.




Saheefa is engineer of the future

28 November 2013

When Saheefa Ishaq began a school project on kitchen hygiene in year 7 she never imagined that it would lead to her winning a prestigious science prize.



At a glance headlines: November 28, 2013

28 November 2013

Yet more criticism of an academic bias in careers guidance, a warning over asbestos in gas masks, and teachers' pay in Jersey are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for November 28, 2013.



At a glance headlines: November 21, 2013

21 November 2013

A study finding that a majority of teachers believe their students plagiarise, the 2,000,000th Raspberry Pi sold and a challenge future-gazing competition for students are among the Secd At a glance headlines for November 21, 2013.




Teens lock horns at mock EU council

21 November 2013

Teenagers from 30 secondary schools and colleges across England jumped at the chance to air their views about two key issues facing the European Union.



Are any of your pupils in an abusive relationship?

21 November 2013

Disturbing new research showing how often pupils in abusive relationships turn to school staff for help has sparked the publication of resources aimed at helping schools to protect these young victims. Pete Henshaw reports







Shakespeare streams live into classrooms

21 November 2013

The Royal Shakespeare Company this week became the first UK theatre to broadcast Shakespeare directly into schools when Richard II, starring former Doctor Who David Tennant in the title role, was streamed into classrooms.




British Council seeks school ambassadors

21 November 2013

The British Council is seeking to appoint teachers and other school staff to operate as ambassadors supporting international education and global links.




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