News

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

 
31st October, 2018
Shared and integrated cross-community education programmes in Northern Ireland are to receive an extra £300 million following Monday’s Budget, the Chancellor said. The Belfast Telegraph reports.
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23rd October, 2018
The number of headteachers and senior leaders who are stressed and showing signs of depression has risen sharply, with some turning to alcohol in a bid to cope, according to new research. Tes reports.
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23rd October, 2018
A drama lecturer covering maternity leave has won a top teaching award. In eight months, Jonathan Wharton has “completely transformed the dynamics” within Sunderland College’s drama department, judges have said. The BBC reports.
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23rd October, 2018
Education Support Partnership chief executive Julian Stanley says teachers drive themselves into mental health problems because they can’t say no. Tes reports.
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20th October, 2018
Teachers Building Society was delighted to donate just over £4500 to the Education Support Partnership this year, which included its annual Charity Saver Account donation.
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20th October, 2018
Nature is far more important than Nurture when it comes to getting good academic results, a new study finds. iNews reports.
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20th October, 2018
Tes is reporting that Ofsted has handpicked 23 schools to help it decide what good curriculum design looks like for its controversial new inspection framework.
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19th October, 2018
Teaching jobs are at risk and children’s education will suffer as schools across Wales face a massive funding gap of at least £57m, a leaked email to First Minister Carwyn Jones warns. Wales Online reports.
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15th October, 2018
Inspirational head teacher who starred in Educating Greater Manchester slams council that forced him out and warns of crisis in Britain’s schools. The charismatic headteacher from the Educating Greater Manchester TV series who quit and claimed the council has a ‘personal vendetta’ against him has described the situation as ‘like a bereavement’. The Daily Mail reports.
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10th October, 2018
When Sarah Jane was asked about the service at Teachers Building Society it was the service which really stood out to her: “I love the fact that I can call and get straight through to a real person,”
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