Members of the country’s largest teaching union, the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS), voted to accept the Scottish Government’s deal staggered over three years – bringing talk of further strike action to an end. STV reports.
It transports users to amazing new worlds, it's a great tool for teaching life skills, and it's been shortlisted for multiple awards. This is an exciting new piece of technology, but it's a big investment, and you want to know more before you purchase one for your classroom.
Parents and children interact less when reading electronic books together than printed ones, a study suggests. Researchers from the University of Michigan found parents talked more about the technology than content when using electronic books. The BBC reports.
According to The Independent, spending on Sure Start centres across England has been slashed by nearly a quarter in four years, figures show, as thousands of vulnerable children and families are left to “fend for themselves”.
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.