News

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

 
25th November, 2018
Can you adequately deliver coding to the children in your school? Do you have the finances? The expertise? The resources (fully working and charged)?
ICT for Education
24th November, 2018
Here are the main findings from the Tes exclusive YouGov poll into teachers’ views on their working lives.
ICT for Education
24th November, 2018
A leading headteacher has urged the government to act faster to reduce workload, increase school funding and improve the accountability system to tackle the recruitment and retention crisis. Tes reports.
ICT for Education
22nd November, 2018
Tes is reporting that financial trouble shooters dispatched by the DfE have identified an average of £500,000 of wasted money at every school they visited, the academies minister has said.
ICT for Education
22nd November, 2018
The number of data breaches reported by schools increased by almost a quarter in just two years, new research shows. Tes reports.
ICT for Education
21st November, 2018
Voting is set to close in a ballot by two teachers’ unions on whether to reject a pay deal. The EIS and SSTA – along with other unions – have been campaigning for a 10% rise since the start of the year. BBC Scotland reports.
ICT for Education
21st November, 2018
Two academy trusts that have been engulfed in controversy have been the focus of a public spending watchdog yesterday. Academy officials who are now responsible for Durand and Bright Tribe faced questions from MPs on the Public Accounts Committee. Tes reports
ICT for Education
20th November, 2018
Primary school teachers have significantly more long-term mental health problems than other professionals, according to new research. Tes reports.
ICT for Education
20th November, 2018
Almost half (49%) of young people (aged 17-23) believe that their education has not prepared them for the world of work, according to a new CBI survey, alongside Accenture and Hays. FE News reports
ICT for Education
10th November, 2018
With rapidly rising pupil numbers, a current shortage of places in one-fifth of local authorities and high parental expectations, secondary school admissions are arguably about to come under even more of a spotlight than usual. Zoe Claymore explores what the data tells us and the possible implications for schools and teachers in SecEd.
ICT for Education