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Vocational education takes centre stage on VQ Day

28 June 2012

Teachers know more about vocational qualifications, including apprenticeships, but are still not actively encouraging students to consider such options, research realised to mark VQ Day has found.






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








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