Coronavirus: Schools on alert after half-term

26 February 2020

The Department for Education (DfE) has updated its coronavirus guidance for schools in light of the continuing spread of COVID-19 across Europe. It comes as schools in Cheshire take precautionary action following half-term trips to Italy.

The challenges of low prior attainment

5 February 2020

Of the many issues to be raised by Ofsted’s annual report, the on-going battle against off-rolling and the challenges of low prior attainment caught the eye of Chris Parr

Suicide prevention film aired

5 February 2020

A short film made to raise awareness of mental health in young people and prevent suicide will be shown in all Glasgow secondary schools.

Research round-up: January 2020

15 January 2020

SecEd's January research round-up includes managing risks related to knife crime, social mobility in higher education and a link between anxiety and eating disorders in girls...

Scottish subject lottery is 'minimising potential'

15 January 2020

The Scottish government must urgently change its advice to schools so that all pupils can again sit eight exams in S4 rather than six, according to one of the leading figures behind curriculum reforms.

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