DfE criticised for training contradiction

7 November 2013

The government faced criticism this week after boasting that its tougher rules over the literacy and numeracy skills of teachers have raised the quality of those entering the profession.

Secondary Pupil Premium to hit £935

7 November 2013

The government has confirmed that the Pupil Premium for secondary school students is to increase to £935 in the 2014/15 financial year.

Warning about evangelical groups targeting schools

17 October 2013

Evangelical groups are “targeting and exploiting” state schools as part of their missionary work, it has been claimed. A report from the National Secular Society (NSS) has scrutinised the activities of external visitors to schools and says it is concerned

At a glance headlines: October 17, 2013

17 October 2013

New government work experience guidance, Parliament Week 2013, literacy support from Dyslexia Action and a languages competition are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for October 17, 2013.

Glasgow’s approach to helping the most vulnerable a success

17 October 2013

Glasgow council has been asking secondaries to identify pupils who leave school without basic qualifications and to explain the reasons, as part of a wider move to help drive up standards, particularly among the most vulnerable children.

School awarded for its success in getting students cycling

17 October 2013

Inter-school mountain bike competitions, bike maintenance sessions and cycle safety classes. These are just some of the strategies that have helped a Surrey secondary school to increase the number of children who regularly cycle to school from nine to 31

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