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More than half of teachers report low morale

10 January 2013

Morale in schools has declined dramatically in recent months, with teachers saying they feel untrusted by government. A YouGov poll of more than 800 teachers finds that morale is at “dangerously low” levels.







Dux Awards aim to provide higher education insights

10 January 2013

All 24 Russell Group universities are to take part in the Dux Awards scheme this year. The initiative rewards secondary students for their potential and performance with the aim of raising university aspirations.


Award winner calls for mandatory SEN training for teachers

10 January 2013

All teachers should receive mandatory training to deal with pupils with additional support needs, according to a headteacher who won the Tedd Wragg Lifetime Achievement Award last year for her work in special education in Scotland.





Teachers Under Attack

1 January 2013

From pay and pensions to behaviour and workload, Teachers Under Attack is a 16-page supplement that looks at the range of issues that teachers are hitting them, their schools and their students the hardest.










Students take over at Yorkshire school

6 December 2012

A year 8 student at a West Yorkshire school faced a daunting task when she took charge of her school on the Children's Commissioner's Takeover Day recently.




Game pie, roast lamb and celeriac gratin for school dinner

6 December 2012

Northumberland game pie, celeriac, potato and rosemary gratin, or roast lamb with mint sauce. That's a typical lunchtime menu at Excelsior Academy in Newcastle upon Tyne, which last week won a prestigious food competition for its mouth-watering school din


Heads warn that EBacc will hit arts provision

6 December 2012

A group of headteachers and academics has published a document promoting the future of arts education in the curriculum in the hope it will sway government thinking on the English Baccalaureate Certificate (EBC).

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