New minister mindful of burden on teachers

22 June 2016

Wales’ new education secretary has set out her vision for the curriculum but added she was mindful teachers felt “over-burdened” by years of policy change.

Teachers take action against SQA over workload

22 June 2016

Scottish teachers will “withdraw cooperation” from some of their activity with the SQA after 95 per cent of those who voted in a ballot of the biggest teaching union backed action over rising workloads from exams.

Frustration over error-strewn computing exam

15 June 2016

The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has said a mistake-strewn computing science exam that has been lambasted by teachers and specialists, contained a “small number of typographical errors”.

At a glance headlines: May 26, 2016

25 May 2016

An extra-curricular computing fund in Scotland, an e-safety resource and a new tool to record pupils' employability skills are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for Thursday, May 26

At a glance headlines: Thursday, May 19

18 May 2016

Guides for business on STEM engagement with schools, Science of Stage, Computing CPD, literacy resources and the Character Awards are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for Thursday, May 19

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