News

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

 
10th March, 2020
Although it is reported that teachers do enjoy making a difference in their jobs, recent research collated by Education Recruitment Specialists HAYS, has revealed that:
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9th March, 2020
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7th March, 2020
Independent is reporting that primary school exams should be scrapped in the event of a widespread coronavirus outbreak in the UK, heads have said.
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7th March, 2020
TES is reporting that newly qualified teachers work, on average, nine hours more per week compared to graduates in other professions – and two-thirds say their hard work is “unrewarded”, according to a new study
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6th March, 2020
TES is reporting that pupils who can’t read well won’t succeed – in any subject. So make literacy your top priority, says Crispin Chatterton
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5th March, 2020
ITV is reporting that some universities have decided to postpone their graduation ceremonies over fears about Covid-19.
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5th March, 2020
TES is reporting that music teachers are working for free or facing stagnant pay as schools struggle with “shrinking budgets”, according to a major music association.
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4th March, 2020
According to TES, more than 300 special-school headteachers have signed a petition calling on the prime minister to boost funding for pupils with special educational needs.
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4th March, 2020
TES is reporting that the government is being urged to fund professional coaching for “isolated” and “lonely” headteachers, as a new report reveals significant emotional demands are contributing to an “erosion of resilience” in the profession.
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3rd March, 2020
Daily Mail is reporting that a shortage of teachers and a ‘bulge’ in pupil numbers could see even more children missing out on their first choice secondary school, a think-tank is warning.
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