News

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

 
29th November, 2019
Education experts have condemned the government’s failure to hit targets for recruiting secondary teachers for the seventh year running as schools suffer a staffing crisis. The Independent report
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28th November, 2019
RECORDS HIGHEST ADMISSIONS EVER WITH OVER HALF A MILLION PUPIL ATTENDEES TO THE BIGGEST FREE CULTURAL EVENT OF THE YEAR FOR UK SCHOOLS
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28th November, 2019
According to The Telegraph, nearly two in three (63 per cent) teachers in the most disadvantaged primary schools are asked to supply data on pupils’ progress at least six times a year, compared to just 39 per cent of staff in the most affluent primary schools, according to a repor
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28th November, 2019
Today the National Education Union publishes the results of a poll of parents of school-age children in England, conducted by Deltapoll. FE News reports.
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23rd November, 2019
Sky News is reporting that hundreds of small, rural schools in England are under intense financial pressure and are concerned about the possibility of closure, according to new research
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23rd November, 2019
Theatres including the Donmar Warehouse, the Royal Court and the Almeida are among organisations calling for all children to be entitled to drama teaching and visits to plays as part of their education. The Stage reports.
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22nd November, 2019
The Chartered College of Teaching will be launching an “innovative” course for school leaders next year, Tes can exclusively reveal.
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21st November, 2019
Figures released by the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) shows a “significant shift” in the home education community. They indicate a “surge” of new referrals combined with “an increase in cases with social care, SEND and multi-agency involvement”. Children and Young People Now reports.
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20th November, 2019
Milton Keynes based WiFi experts Redway Networks is offering a UK school, college or university the chance to win a fully designed and installed Wi-Fi 6 solution worth over £20,000 as part of its Win Big 2019 competition.
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19th November, 2019
The NEU, NAHT, ASCL and Voice say the pay rise must be “applied to all pay scales and allowances, and fully funded by the government”, as a way of addressing the teacher recruitment and retention crisis. Tes reports
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