by Bethany Rielly
TEACHING unions mocked Ofsted’s chief inspector yesterday after he called for action to address teacher shortages.
Sir Michael Wilshaw suggested that the salaries of well-paid teaching positions should be used as incentives to attract more...
Thursday 3rd Mar 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
£154,000 spent per role, Labour probe reveals
Thursday 18th Feb 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
THE burden of schools’ reputations is “falling onto the shoulders of four-year-olds,” said a damning report on the government’s new testing system published yesterday.
Independent research into “baseline assessment,” the new system which tests kids...
Friday 12th Feb 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Court blames exposure for death of retiree Elizabeth Belt
Saturday 23rd Jan 2016
BOSSES are exploiting public funding for skilled apprenticeships to instead provide “shoddy” training in low-skilled work, the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) said yesterday.
ATL’s condemnation follows revelations on Channel 4’s Dispatches of how...
Wednesday 9th Dec 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
TEACHING unions attacked the government’s use of aid money to fund private schools in developing countries yesterday as a breach of human rights.
The National Union of Teachers (NUT), Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) and University and College Union (UCU) were among an...
Friday 16th Oct 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
BRITAIN’S “disastrous foreign policy” is responsible for the rise in extremism among young people, teachers said yesterday.
A motion arguing that the government’s counter-extremist Prevent strategy “could destroy relationships between teachers and...
Tuesday 15th Sep 2015
When even business leaders are criticising government education policy, you know there is something seriously wrong, says MARY BOUSTED
Monday 14th Sep 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
FAILING schools are up to 12 times less likely to improve if they are forced to become academies, sensational new figures showed yesterday.
As the government prepares to push through legislation which will force every school rated “inadequate” to move outside local...
Saturday 1st Aug 2015
TURNING schools into academies is failing students, according to new research showing that almost half of the government’s favoured educational establishments fail to ensure expected GCSE results.
According to education think tank Sutton Trust, three out of four academy chains...
Friday 24th Jul 2015