News

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

 
1st November, 2019
It is no secret that most teachers work well beyond their contracted hours, and the pay teachers receive for the hours they are actually contracted for – let alone the extra ones – is disgraceful. All in all, it has led to a recruitment crisis the likes of which the industry has never seen before, alongside an unprecedented exodus from the profession. Tes reports.
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31st October, 2019
The wellbeing of teachers is a constant consideration for any school manager. And yet the humble teaching assistant seldom gets the same amount of thought. Tes reports.
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30th October, 2019
Deal, no deal, or further delay, Boris Johnson is very clearly gearing up for an election. Which means one thing for schools: there’s a manifesto in the offing. Tes reports.
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29th October, 2019
The study, conducted by campaign group Pregnant Then Screwed, found the costly price of childcare causes financial anxiety in 84 per cent of households. The Independent.
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29th October, 2019
According to the Telegraph, academies and sixth-form colleges seeking cash from the Department for Education (DfE) to build new buildings and facilities will now face extra scrutiny over the salaries of senior staff members.
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29th October, 2019
That’s according to a new report which also reveals more than 70 per cent of teachers say workload is “harming learning”. Tes reports.
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26th October, 2019
Cheating in further education (FE) colleges is “endemic”, whistle-blowers have told i, with lecturers put under management pressure to give students the right answers in tests and complete coursework for them
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24th October, 2019
There are two types of exhaustion: physical and mental, and – unsurprisingly – they are linked. Tes reports
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24th October, 2019
MyConcern is bringing the reporting, recording and management of safeguarding concerns into the 21st century with their brand-new mobile app. Staff are now able to easily and securely report any pastoral, well being or safeguarding concerns they have, anytime, anywhere.
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22nd October, 2019
A college lecturer and a sixth form college are among 13 winners honoured in the 2019 Pearson Teaching Awards for their inspirational work in education. FE Week reports.
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