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The curriculum and religion

24 January 2018

New research is seeking to understand the processes by which parents withdraw their children from parts of the curriculum for religious reasons.








STEM Insight

17 January 2018

The STEM Insight programme, which gives teachers the chance to go on bursary-supported placements in industry or at a university to learn about STEM jobs and career paths, has just received the thumbs up from independent researchers.



Research urges PE focus

17 January 2018

Schools must invest more in physical education to boost pupil achievement, it has been said this week.


Step Into the NHS schools competition

17 January 2018

The 2018 Step Into the NHS competition is asking year 8 and 9 students to choose an NHS career that interests them, and create a job description and advert to tell other young people about it.


SatelLife Challenge

17 January 2018

The UK Space Agency’s SatelLife Challenge is looking for innovative proposals that have the potential to use data collected from space to benefit our economy, health or the environment.


Teaching Awards 2018

17 January 2018

Nominations are being sought for this year’s Pearson Teaching Awards ahead of the March 16 deadline.



Engineering Education Scheme targets year 12 students

10 January 2018

Year 12 students considering further studies and a career in STEM subjects are being offered the opportunity of working alongside professional scientists and engineers to solve real-life problems in industry.




Education News & Resource Round-Up: 11/1/2018

10 January 2018

An escape room mathematics-themed schools competition, a cyber-security challenge, the call for evidence for RSE, the relaunch of the Equality and Diversity Leadership Fund, and the launch of the Voices writing competition for children in care







Welcome for two-year QTS plan

3 January 2018

Proposals to strengthen qualified teacher status (QTS) could help to tackle the recruitment and retention crisis in schools, but only if they come alongside government action to tackle workload issues, school leaders have said.


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