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Pupil attainment linked to teachers’ wellbeing

11 September 2014

Government ministers have been urged to take note of research that suggests there is a significant link between teachers’ health and wellbeing and the examination results of their students. Pete ...

Facing aggression at the chalkface

11 September 2014

More than half of education staff have faced aggression from students in the last year according to new research, sparking calls for schools to ensure behaviour policies are robust. Pete Henshaw ...

At a glance headlines: May 1, 2014

1 May 2014

A new website allowing supply teachers to rate supply agencies, a London Knowledge Quiz for pupils, and a new UK museums resource are among the At a glance headlines for May 1, 2014.

Relief after pay deal reached in Scotland

13 March 2014

Scottish teachers have accepted a one per cent pay rise this year and next, as well as assurances on staffing numbers and workload, which together removes the threat of industrial action.

One in 10 lessons covered in Wales

19 September 2013

Arrangements for covering teachers’ absence in Welsh schools are hampering students’ learning, it has been claimed.

The minister answers

29 August 2013

When former headteacher and SecEd editorial board member Alex Wood met Scotland’s cabinet secretary for education, topics for discussion ranged from the Curriculum for Excellence and wellbeing to ...

Is this the end of the Workload Agreement?

27 June 2013

Unions have voiced their anger this week as the Department for Education bid to axe limits on teachers’ working hours and cover duties. Ministers also want to scrap the list of 21 barred ...

Teacher shortage crisis predicted to hit in 2014

20 June 2013

Researchers claim that Department for Education is ‘in the dark’ over the number of unfilled School Direct places, with science among the key subjects expected to be hit by teacher shortages in 2014.

Supply teacher use up by 26 per cent

20 June 2013

There has been a dramatic increase in the use of supply teachers by secondary schools after a slump in teacher training applicants in 2011.

Study finds a mismatch in teenagers’ job aspirations

17 April 2013

Too many teenagers are aiming for careers where jobs are in short supply. A major survey of 11,000 youngsters aged 13 to 16 has found a “massive mismatch” between pupils’ career aspirations and the ...

EBacc is blamed for RE teachers’ lack of training

21 March 2013

Pupils are frequently taught RE by teachers who have no qualifications in the subject, according to a report which blamed government policies such as the English Baccalaureate for a decline in the ...

News at a glance: March 14, 2013

14 March 2013

A campaign to stop the exploitation of supply staff, a call for schools to get involved in research over strategies to tackle NEETs, and new human rights classroom resources make up the At a Glance ...

UK faces teacher shortage in 2050, study says

7 February 2013

The UK will have a shortfall of almost 130,000 teachers by 2050, according to new projections, with an ageing workforce, skills shortages and restrictive immigration policy being blamed for the ...

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