News

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

 
4th June, 2019
What is our role as educators? Is our job simply to impart subject knowledge and assess progress, or is there more to it? Surely, there has to be – we are moulding young children into adults. We’re teaching young people not just what we know about our respective subjects, but we are also responsible for modelling behaviour as good citizens.
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3rd June, 2019
RM Education has today released key findings from its latest research - conducted in association with the NSPCC - into online safety policy and practice in UK schools
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1st June, 2019
It is only a matter of time before schools become engulfed in scandals over breaches of their pupils’ data, a leading expert has warned. Tes reports
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1st June, 2019
Colleges and further education providers will receive a funding boost through the Taking Teaching Further programme to help recruit over 160 new FE teachers, Skills Minister Anne Milton announced today (Friday 31 May). GOV.UK reports
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31st May, 2019
Thousands of disabled children and their families will take to the streets across England and Wales on Thursday to demand action on “the national crisis” in special needs funding. The BBC reports
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31st May, 2019
The lunch bell has sounded at Tanbridge House secondary school, and headteacher Jules White is brandishing a five-foot catapult in the doorway of his office. The New Statesman reports.
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31st May, 2019
Ofqual has warned schools about people claiming to have live exam papers for sale on social media. Tes reports.
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30th May, 2019
School leaders who spend some of their working life on Twitter are developing their practice and professional identities, new research says. Tes reports.
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30th May, 2019
Finally, the Sats are over and we can talk about what was on the test papers. Except, of course, now they’re in the past, it’s half term, and we’ve all moved on to focus on other things, from residential visits to end-of-year productions. How quickly the focus changes. A headteacher asks the question in Tes.
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23rd May, 2019
The proportion of apprenticeship starts among people from disadvantaged areas has fallen despite the government’s push to boost diversity, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) found. The Independent reports.
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