News

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

 
26th October, 2019
Cheating in further education (FE) colleges is “endemic”, whistle-blowers have told i, with lecturers put under management pressure to give students the right answers in tests and complete coursework for them
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24th October, 2019
There are two types of exhaustion: physical and mental, and – unsurprisingly – they are linked. Tes reports
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24th October, 2019
MyConcern is bringing the reporting, recording and management of safeguarding concerns into the 21st century with their brand-new mobile app. Staff are now able to easily and securely report any pastoral, well being or safeguarding concerns they have, anytime, anywhere.
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22nd October, 2019
A college lecturer and a sixth form college are among 13 winners honoured in the 2019 Pearson Teaching Awards for their inspirational work in education. FE Week reports.
ICT for Education
22nd October, 2019
Currently almost half of the fully qualified teachers under the age of 60 are not working in the classroom, and so it seems sensible to ensure that as well as convincing new graduates to give teaching a punt, we make some sort of effort to convince those who’ve already given up a portion of their lives to qualifying as teachers to consider staying in the profession for a bit longer. David Didau, a writer and independent education consultant writes in Teachwire.
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21st October, 2019
According to government statistics, the proportion of children with SEND has risen for the third year in a row to 14.9 per cent. There are many ways that these children can experience unintentional “everyday exclusions” in the classroom. Tes reports
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20th October, 2019
ITV is reporting that around one in eight schools do not have a library, with poorer children less likely to have access to one than their richer peers, according to a study.
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20th October, 2019
A new report from the NAHT says that less than half of middle leaders in schools want to take up school leadership roles and a third are thinking of quitting the profession altogether, Tes can reveal.
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17th October, 2019
The education inspection framework (EIF) has been underway for over a month now. Although it’s early days, first impressions are that it’s been well received by the leaders and staff at the providers we’ve inspected so far.
ICT for Education
17th October, 2019
Access control for schools is becoming increasingly important as part of the security provision keeping students and staff safe.
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