News

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

 
23rd September, 2019
One of England’s biggest academy chains is testing pupils’ mental health using an AI (artificial intelligence) tool which can predict self-harm, drug abuse and eating disorders, Sky News can reveal.
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23rd September, 2019
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20th September, 2019
Provisional employment rate statistics released today by the Department for Education show that 19 per cent of newly qualified teachers who trained during 2017-18 were not teaching in state schools 16 months later. Tes reports.
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19th September, 2019
The University College London study found primary and secondary teachers’ hours have remained “relatively stable” over the past 25 years. The BBC reports.
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19th September, 2019
A new report by the National Audit Office (NAO) has found that local authorities are struggling to deliver proper support for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities.
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18th September, 2019
A total of 51 per cent of 1,001 UK respondents aged 16 to 70 said university did not prepare them for their career, new research for Pearson’s first ever Global Learner Survey found, while only 45 per cent of respondents from Italy, Spain, Germany, France believed the same. FE Week reports.
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18th September, 2019
It is clear that the climate crisis is something younger generations care about deeply. Meanwhile, all corners of society are catching up on understanding the issue, and the responsibility on schools to provide appropriate teaching on the subject is heavy. iNews reports.
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16th September, 2019
It’s that time of year again when thousands of children start school for the first time. Alongside the new pencil cases, bags and school uniforms, children as young as four will also need to get used to the idea of tests and exams.
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16th September, 2019
Teacher salaries will be “levelled up” to coincide with a rise of £6,000 in starting salaries for new teachers, education secretary Gavin Williamson has revealed. Tes reports.
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16th September, 2019
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