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Bursar's role is still unrecognised

28 June 2012

School business managers are concerned about a lack of recognition and job status, despite the importance of their role in modern education.


Scottish provision is not 'equitable'

28 June 2012

The attainment gap between schools in the wealthiest and most deprived parts of Scotland is so wide that education provision is not "in any meaningful sense equitable", according to the Commission on School Reform.


Warning over cuts to deaf children's services

28 June 2012

The children's minister Sarah Teather has insisted "there is no excuse for wholesale cuts" to educational support funded by the Dedicated Schools Grant, after it was revealed that one in four councils is cutting support and services to deaf children this


Warning over Gove's plan to axe GCSEs

28 June 2012

Educationalists have warned this week against returning to a two-tier examination system after the Tories' plans to scrap GCSEs were leaked.




Passion is the secret to Oxbridge admissions

21 June 2012

Students aspiring to Oxbridge should develop their intellectual abilities around subjects they are passionate about ― even if they are perceived to be common and unimpressive.





Public fears a move to regional pay

21 June 2012

Two-thirds of voters believe that a move to regional pay will make it harder for schools in some areas to attract and keep good teachers.



Newly qualified struggling to find work in Scotland

21 June 2012

Teaching in Scotland is becoming an increasingly "casualised" profession, unions have warned, after a survey by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) showed only a quarter of newly qualified respondents had found full-time permanent posts six t









Support for RE's curriculum place

14 June 2012

Campaigners fighting to ensure the place of religious education in our schools have said that six in 10 young people see the subject as beneficial.



European project creates free teaching resources

14 June 2012

Universities and industry need to collaborate more closely with schools to engage pupils and encourage the next generation of engineers and other key professionals, according to researchers at the University of Leicester.



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