News

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

 
3rd March, 2020
Almost 200 children from low income families are to be offered places at a grammar schools, after a change to their entrance criteria, BBC is reporting.
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3rd March, 2020
The row between Ofsted and some of the country’s biggest multi-academy trusts over the inspectorate’s new framework had quietened, TES is reporting.
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28th February, 2020
TES is reporting that parents say wellbeing in school is more important than academic results, according to a new YouGov poll.
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28th February, 2020
According to TES, almost £14 million will be invested in improving leadership and governance across the further education sector.
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27th February, 2020
TES is reporting that reception teachers say the government’s baseline assessments make pupils anxious, and that young children being tested are “scared of getting it wrong”, according to research from the NEU teaching union.
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27th February, 2020
According to Daily Mail, a quarter of all 15-year-olds have a reading age of twelve or below which puts them at a ‘disadvantage’ in their GCSEs, new research shows.
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26th February, 2020
Capita plc has announced the launch of Literacy 360, a new software-based questionnaire that schools can use to measure and monitor each child’s attitude towards reading throughout key stages 2 (ages 7 to 11) and 3 (ages 11 to 14), both pivotal developmental stages when it comes to reading and literacy.
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26th February, 2020
TES is reporting that Ofsted is set to consult on changing the way it deals with school complaints about inspection reports, it has been revealed
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25th February, 2020
TES is reporting that an NEU teaching union pay survey shows that 63 per cent of teachers have considered leaving profession due to pay concerns
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25th February, 2020
According to BBC, paper and pens could become a thing of the past for GCSE exams in Wales
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