Let's not end up like England, says union leader

14 June 2012

The new leader of Scotland's biggest teaching union has urged members to fight for successful implementation of Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) or risk "someone else's version" and an English-style erosion of local authority control.

Is Wales about to axe GCSEs and A levels?

14 June 2012

A teaching union has raised fears that Wales could create an "isolated" exam system as a consultation begins which could see GCSEs and A levels scrapped.

'Veil of secrecy' of free school's approval

14 June 2012

Campaigners and teachers' leaders have called into question the procedures used by ministers to approve new free schools, after a bid in Suffolk was given the go-ahead despite local opposition from parents, headteachers and politicians.

What makes an outstanding lesson?

1 June 2012

The fourth in the ongoing series of SecEd Guides offers at-a-glance advice on how teachers and schools can ensure their teaching and learning is outstanding under the new Ofsted inspection framework.

Cutting the Future

1 April 2012

Cutting the Future is a 16-page supplement that considers the impact of the coalition government's austerity agenda on children, families, schools and school staff. It gives an overview of the government's economic agenda thus far and considers the implications for the education system across the ...

Careers Guidance

1 April 2012

This at-a-glance guidance document focuses on the new careers guidance duties for schools. The six-page SecEd Guide To, produced in partnership with the Association of School and College Leaders, gives a handy summary and overview of the main changes and looks at how schools can meet their new duty ...

Performance Management

1 February 2012

This at-a-glance guidance document focuses on the new performance management regulations and guidance.

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