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Hate speech on rise since Brexit vote

16 November 2016

Scottish schools need to put race issues “explicitly back on the agenda” amid signs that the Brexit vote has helped make hate speech more acceptable among young people, teachers have told MSPs.





CERN offer for science teachers

16 November 2016

Wales’ education secretary has urged teachers to grasp a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity for career development.






A year on and still no EBacc plan

9 November 2016

Questions are being asked this week as to why the government is still to respond to its consultation over plans to make 90 per cent of children take the English Baccalaureate suite of GCSEs.










Demystifying the Oxford interview

2 November 2016

University of Oxford academics have released a set of sample interview questions in a bid to reassure applicants and help them to understand the interview process.



Improve retention but limit pay rise to 1%, STRB told

2 November 2016

“There remains a strong case for continued pay restraint in the public sector.” The message from education secretary Justine Greening to the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB) has been made abundantly clear.


Mental health toolkit launched

2 November 2016

A toolkit to help schools face the challenges of mental health and wellbeing has been published by the National Children’s Bureau (NCB).

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