News

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

 
6th August, 2019
According to a report by cybersecurity firm Proofpoint, Britain’s top 20 universities were not using any inbuilt software to protect their students from falling trap to fraudulent emails. The Mirror reports.
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3rd August, 2019
The National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) is delighted to launch a further seven Computing Hubs, taking the total number to 30 and increasing the geographical reach of the programme.
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3rd August, 2019
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson underlined the vital role of further education and skills on his first visit in post when he met apprentices in Yorkshire yesterday (1 Aug). FE News reports.
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1st August, 2019
According to ITV News the Department for Education is to launch a competition to find the best apps to help disadvantaged families to boost their children’s education.
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26th July, 2019
Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP, has been appointed Secretary of State for Education in Boris Johnson’s first evening in office as Prime Minister. FE News reports
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26th July, 2019
Kevin Courtney, joint general secretary of the National Education Union comments on the incoming Prime Minister’s statements that education and school funding is at the top of his domestic agenda.
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25th July, 2019
Data showed there were 146 academies paying at least one member of staff at least £150,000 in the year to 31 August 2018 – up from 121 on the 2015-16 academic year. iNews reports.
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25th July, 2019
According to Tes despairing’ headteachers will have to make staff redundant in September because the government failed to fully fund the teacher pay rise, a union has warned.
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23rd July, 2019
A survey of teachers’ wellbeing by the Ofsted schools inspectorate found that Ofsted itself is a major source of workload and stress for teachers in England. The Guardian reports.
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23rd July, 2019
According to Tes the announcement means the DfE is accepting the advice from the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB), which advises it on teachers’ pay.
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