News

Please find a selection of news stories relating to technology in education and to the challenges facing schools and teachers.

 
15th December, 2017
The Telegraph reports that the Department for Education has measured how much progress primary school children have made, as well as how many have met the Government’s national standard for the three Rs.
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15th December, 2017
The claim: The government is missing its teacher recruitment targets. The BBC Reality Check verdict: That’s right. Government figures show that’s been the case for the past 5 years.
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13th December, 2017
Every year, we lose 150,000 teachers because of work-related stress. For those individuals, life is tainted forever, writes one headteacher in Tes.
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13th December, 2017
Education shake-up & employer investment are key to tackling IT skills shortage
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12th December, 2017
A culture of fear is driving teaching and education towards a collective mental health crisis, writes Layla Moran, Lib Dem education spokesperson in Tes.
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12th December, 2017
Tes reports that more than 60 pledges to encourage schools to introduce more flexible working practices have been made in a bid to tackle the teacher recruitment and retention crisis.
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12th December, 2017
Promethean’s ‘State of Technology in Education’ Report Unveils Key Findings on the Use of Edtech in 2017-
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11th December, 2017
I’m a primary school teacher and I love my job. Despite the long hours – 12 hours a day Monday to Friday and most of the afternoon on a Sunday – the rewards are significant. I had various jobs before coming to the profession and they didn’t come close to giving me the sense of achievement I now feel. The Guardian.
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11th December, 2017
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT is pleased to announce the appointment of Julia Adamson, BEd. (Hons) as its Director of Education with effect from 5 December.
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8th December, 2017
Following the success of a trial in 2013 that saw pupils make an additional four months progress in maths, Rosendale Primary School is now recruiting for a whole school metacognition research project starting next year – ReflectED 2018
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