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Six in 10 teachers have not been given one per cent rise

1 February 2017

Thousands of teachers are in the dark on the one per cent public sector pay rise for 2016/17, with Black, minority ethnic, disabled and female staff more likely to have not received the increase. Pete Henshaw reports







Speech and language therapists raise workload alarm

1 February 2017

Almost half of speech and language therapists say that they do not have enough time or resources to provide support to students who have communication problems but who do not have Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs).





Wanted urgently: Around 6,800 more examiners

25 January 2017

As qualification reform brings longer, more complex and terminal examinations, there are warnings this week that almost 7,000 more examiners will be needed in the coming years. Pete Henshaw reports





Opportunity areas – more details emerge

25 January 2017

Six more ‘opportunity areas’ have been unveiled, with the DfE promising action to raise social mobility, but critics have pointed to the elephant in the room – funding. Pete Henshaw reports







Rising 15 to 19 suicide rates spark a focus on self-harm

18 January 2017

With increasing numbers of young teenagers taking their own lives, and thousands of young people self-harming, the National Suicide Prevention Strategy is expanding its remit to specifically target a reduction in self-harm. Pete Henshaw reports




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