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.

Ofsted signals focus on curriculum and GCSE hothousing

13 December 2017

Ofsted has praised the exceptional “dedication and commitment” of teachers and professionals working with children across England as its annual report confirmed that the vast majority of schools are rated good or outstanding.

SecEd publishes free guide to Bett 2018

13 December 2017

SecEd's annual Bett Show Guide offers 32 pages of preview information and technology-related articles to help you prepare for the world's largest educational technology event, which takes place at London's ExCeL from January 24 to 27, 2018

Bett 2018: The EDUCATE collaboration

13 December 2017

The EDUCATE project is bringing together teachers, researchers and tech innovators in a bid to solve some of the challenges facing schools. Professor Rose Luckin explains more ahead of its formal launch at Bett

Ninth Pupil Premium & Ofsted Conference

6 December 2017

Advice on how schools can meet Ofsted’s inspection requirements when it comes to their Pupil Premium provision and outcomes will take centre stage at the Ninth National Pupil Premium and Ofsted Conference.

Resources and news round-up

6 December 2017

This week's resources and news round-up includes an app addressing issues of self-harm, details of a programme of live streamed lessons from the Royal Shakespeare Company, information on the 9th National Pupil Premium and Ofsted Conference, and details of the government's recent SEN funding ...

Workload action call to boost retention rates in Wales

22 November 2017

Wales’s largest education union has claimed that “unsustainable workload” and a lack of “respect for the teaching profession” must be addressed to prevent a “crisis” in teacher recruitment and retention.

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