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
posted by Morning Star in Britain
NO CONSISTENT evidence suggests academisation raises schools’ exam results, a new report confirms today.
In a report giving a verdict of “must do better” on academy chains, the Commons education select committee said that evidence for the case for school privatisation...
Tuesday 28th Feb 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Future of education threatened, warn workers
Tuesday 21st Feb 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
PERFORMANCE-RELATED pay is holding down teachers’ wages, research showed yesterday.
Almost a quarter of teachers were still waiting by December last year to hear whether they would be awarded a pay rise for the current school year, according to a joint survey by teaching unions...
Friday 10th Feb 2017
SCHOOLS could be forced to open only four days a week due to lack of government funding, teachers and MPs warned yesterday as new cuts to the sector were announced.
The Treasury clawed back £384 million from the education budget yesterday after its plan to force schools to become...
Saturday 28th Jan 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Teachers picket conference sponsored by school privateer in developing world
Wednesday 25th Jan 2017
ENGLAND’S schools are being starved of cash, with the amount per pupil dropping between 2015 and 2020, teachers warned yesterday.
The National Union of Teachers (NUT) and Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) research found that 98 per cent of schools in England would...
Tuesday 3rd Jan 2017
MARI BURTON wonders how the Cuban education system creates such confident students, yet in Britain the system is failing
Saturday 24th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
NIPARUN NESSA reports on an NUT delegation to Cuba – where she was overwhelmed by the Cuban people’s warm welcome and genuine commitment to equality
Saturday 10th Dec 2016
Teacher died of cancer due to toxic classroom material
Saturday 3rd Dec 2016