The Land Rover 4x4 in Schools Technology Challenge, one of the world’s best project-based STEM challenges, is now open to all UK secondary schools, colleges and youth groups to register their participation for the 2018/19 season.
Raising the academic attainment of poorer pupils has been an explicit aim of the last four British governments. Over the last 20 years a range of policies, from sponsored academies to the Pupil Premium, have been introduced to this end. Whitney Crenna-Jennings is a Senior Researcher at the Education Policy Institute and writes in Prospect Magazine reports.
Around half (49 per cent) of admissions officers said they do not believe that students arrive at university “sufficiently prepared” for higher education, according to a study conducted by ACS International Schools. The Telegraph reports.
Thirty years ago yesterday, the education system went into labour. An idea that had been gestating for a long time came into the world. And not without difficulty. After 30 years, it’s time to put down the ailing national curriculum, one teacher argues in Tes, but what to replace it with?
When I was a deputy, I can remember sitting down with the headteacher to begin the sifting process for a teaching position that had been advertised for our school. We had over 200 applications. The Primary Head writes in Teachwire.