At a glance headlines: June 5, 2014

5 June 2014

A new writing campaign from the Anne Frank Trust, an e-safety tool for students with autism and awards for the best employers for school and college-leavers are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for June 5, 2014.

What does it take to be a governor?

22 May 2014

Questioning, committed, team-workers, and well-respected – just what are the attributes that are needed in order to become an effective school governor?

An education manifesto

22 May 2014

With the General Election less than a year away, teachers have this week unveiled their own Education Manifesto in a bid to influence the political debate. Pete Henshaw takes a look.

School chef is Cook of the Year

15 May 2014

A West Yorkshire school chef has won the prestigious Cook of the Year title at the BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards.

At a glance headlines: May 15, 2014

15 May 2014

A World Cup literacy resource, a new school library best practice guide and the most inspiring science books are among SecEd's rather literary 'At a glance' headlines for May 15.

DfE faces tough questions over free school policy

15 May 2014

Calls have been made for education secretary Michael Gove to “consider his position” on free schools after the publication of a damning report into the government’s flagship education programme.

Football Remembers marks famous Truce

15 May 2014

An education pack containing photographs, eye-witness accounts and drawings of the historic moment when football brought the First World War to a halt is being sent to all UK schools.

Maths and physics experts to inspire pupils

15 May 2014

Mathematics and physics specialists are to be hired by the government to “inject” their enthusiasm and subject expertise into schools in a bid to get more students studying the subjects to A level.

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