News

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

 
23rd November, 2019
Sky News is reporting that hundreds of small, rural schools in England are under intense financial pressure and are concerned about the possibility of closure, according to new research
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23rd November, 2019
Theatres including the Donmar Warehouse, the Royal Court and the Almeida are among organisations calling for all children to be entitled to drama teaching and visits to plays as part of their education. The Stage reports.
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22nd November, 2019
The Chartered College of Teaching will be launching an “innovative” course for school leaders next year, Tes can exclusively reveal.
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21st November, 2019
Figures released by the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) shows a “significant shift” in the home education community. They indicate a “surge” of new referrals combined with “an increase in cases with social care, SEND and multi-agency involvement”. Children and Young People Now reports.
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20th November, 2019
Milton Keynes based WiFi experts Redway Networks is offering a UK school, college or university the chance to win a fully designed and installed Wi-Fi 6 solution worth over £20,000 as part of its Win Big 2019 competition.
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19th November, 2019
The NEU, NAHT, ASCL and Voice say the pay rise must be “applied to all pay scales and allowances, and fully funded by the government”, as a way of addressing the teacher recruitment and retention crisis. Tes reports
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18th November, 2019
In England, language study has declined so much that the exam regulator, Ofqual, recently decided to lower grade boundaries in GCSE French and German to encourage teenagers to take them. iNews reports.
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16th November, 2019
Headteachers’ unions have decided to highlight the negative effect of performance-related pay for teachers on recruitment and workload, and the lack of evidence for its positive effects, Tes can reveal.
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15th November, 2019
The National Education Union today (14 November) releases an analysis of class sizes in England between 2010-19. FE News reports
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15th November, 2019
Education health and care plans should be scrapped and replaced with a new system which looks at how available resources can be used to meet the needs of SEND pupils, according to a high profile group of head teachers. Tes reports.
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