Thousands of students are being illegally excluded

25 April 2013

The scale of illegal exclusions across England’s schools has been revealed in a report that says the education of thousands of children is being affected by the practice. The Children’s commissioner has called for better monitoring as well as tougher sanc

Jobless figures spark EMA call

24 April 2013

Calls have been made for a renewed focus on Apprenticeships and the restoration of the full Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA) after the latest youth unemployment figures made for grim reading.

DfE warned over academy spending

24 April 2013

The Department for Education (DfE) has yet to establish effective financial accountability in academies operating in chains, MPs have said.

News at a glance – April 25, 2013

23 April 2013

Animations to explain the exam marking process, a new writing competition, a free examination app, and a survey of careers guidance provision are among SecEd's At a Glance headlines for April 25, 2013.

Girls promote positive body image

19 April 2013

A group of York teenagers have launched a campaign to challenge the use of “stick-thin models” on billboards and in shop windows.

The Chase wins story prize

18 April 2013

From a story about a fox cub being chased by hounds to the tale of a baby red squirrel whose stash of hazelnuts is stolen by a cheeky grey squirrel, the winners of an RSPCA short story competition let their imaginations run riot.

Ofsted accused of ‘overtly political’ press statement

18 April 2013

Ofsted has been accused by universities of being “overtly political” and seeking “to justify government policy” on initial teacher training (ITT), following comments made by chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw.

News at a glance: April 18, 2013

18 April 2013

Fears over further cuts to deaf children's services, concerns over the new science curriculum, and a 'Olympic legacy' survey of sports teachers are among the SecEd At a Glance headlines for April 18.

Qualified welcome for partner schools

17 April 2013

Scottish teachers have given qualified backing to a plan by education secretary Michael Russell for schools to be partnered in order to learn from each other and help raise attainment.

Claim Free Subscription