Kids’ textbooks and art supplies now on the shopping list
Monday 10th Apr 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
A CHARITY demanded government action yesterday after official figures confirmed deaf children are underperforming at A-Level examinations.
Over half of deaf young people are not achieving the qualifications by the age of 19 compared with just 35 per cent of those with no identified...
Wednesday 5th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
MANY TEACHERS are choosing to do a four-day week in the classroom, with the pay cut it entails, so that they can keep up with their workload, a union leader has suggested.
Increasing numbers of qualified teachers are doing this to be able to get their planning and marking done and...
Tuesday 4th Apr 2017
STUDENTS from the most deprived areas in Scotland remain under-represented in its top universities, according to new figures released yesterday.
Just 8 per cent of Scottish-based entrants at the universities of Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and St Andrews come from the most deprived...
Friday 31st Mar 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
GOVERNMENT plans to scrap tests for primary school children in England were met with a mixed reaction from teaching unions yesterday.
A new teacher-led assessment of four and five-year-olds will replace existing Sats tests for seven-year-olds.
The aim is to “reduce the...
by Felicity Collier
SCHOOLS in England are facing the toughest financial cuts in two decades, MPs warned yesterday, fuelling union fears about the deepening impact on teachers’ living standards.
Rising class sizes and a loss of subjects will see standards fall,...
Thursday 30th Mar 2017
THOUSANDS of children have dropped off the radar having failed to attend school for months or years, according to a report published today.
There is no national data collected on these youngsters but the number is believed to be in the tens of thousands every year, according to...
Tuesday 28th Mar 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Members vote overwhelmingly for ‘historic’ teachers’ union merger
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
Teachers jeer Education Secretary as she tries to defend grammars policy
Saturday 11th Mar 2017
by Felicity Collier
CHILDREN from poor backgrounds face a “class ceiling” that holds back their progress in education and beyond, a social mobility charity warns in a report published today.
The consequences of growing up in an impoverished family begin...
Wednesday 1st Mar 2017