News

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

 
17th July, 2018
Young people across the UK will be amongst the first to see the new First World War film being created by internationally acclaimed filmmaker Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit)
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13th July, 2018
With around one-third of teachers leaving the classroom within five years of qualifying, it is time to ask: what do we expect of our teachers? Tes reports
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13th July, 2018
Won’t somebody think of the children? Capita – perhaps the UK’s leastfavourite outsourcing badass – is to oversee the admin, processing and support for all primary school national curriculum assessment (NCA) tests in England. The Register reports.
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11th July, 2018
Tes is reporting that headteachers have been questioning their school’s Sats results – after the headline figures appeared to exclude some children from the calculation.
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6th July, 2018
5 July 2018 - A total of 2.16 million days were lost due to teacher sickness absence in 2015/16 according to the latest statistics from the Department of Education.
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5th July, 2018
Basic numeracy and literacy and IT skills are viewed as more important by employers than technical or sales techniques according to new research by London Chamber of Commerce and industry. FE Week reports
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3rd July, 2018
GDPR is finally here and already it has thrown up some interesting issues for schools. One of these is how should schools prepare to respond to “right to be forgotten” requests?
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29th June, 2018
The Department for Education has published new figures today providing a breakdown of the size and characteristics of the country’s schools. Tes reports.
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29th June, 2018
Retaining talented teachers is a major concern for schools. Liam Donnison finds out about one school’s approach – the creation of an ‘academy improvement group’ in SecEd.
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29th June, 2018
The DfE is in discussions with the Treasury about options that could avoid schools having to fund a teachers’ pay rise from their own budgets, Tes understands.
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