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Posted on: 2018-04-17 09:00:00

Theresa May has called for "concrete measures" to ensure girls in Commonwealth countries spend at least 12 years in education.

The prime minister pledged £212m, which Downing Street said would allow almost one million more girls to go to school.

Posted on: 2018-03-20 09:00:00

Young people will return to the profession once teachers are given greater autonomy and fairer rewards, says UCL’s Caroline Conlon.

he significant difference between a postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) and some school-based routes is you’re not thrown in at the deep end; this is not a sink or swim model. It’s a course that provides the opportunity to read and reflect while also joining a large network of professionals who think about what they are doing and why.

Posted on: 2018-03-20 09:00:00

The GDPR deadline might only be a couple of months away, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t still time to ensure that you’re doing everything you can to meet the requirements it sets out - whatever industry you’re operating in. In this article, we’re going to take a look at the education sector in particular. What is GDPR for schools, and what can schools do to make sure that they stay on the right side of the law?

Posted on: 2018-03-19 09:00:00

The lack of teachers is becoming critical – but generous bursaries are on offer for graduates looking to join the profession.

Schools are in crisis. With plummeting teacher training applications and difficulties in recruiting enough staff to fill vacancies, tuition fees, unacceptable workloads and budget cuts have all been blamed for the current shortage.

Posted on: 2018-03-19 09:00:00

Tony Blair has said if he was in power today he would take an “even more revolutionary approach” to education.

The former prime minister said developing education was the “single most transformative thing you can do for a country” and argued that as a developed nation, Britain should place greater emphasis on ensuring teaching standards are of a higher quality.

Posted on: 2018-03-12 11:40:39

The education secretary has promised to cut teachers' workload in an attempt to resolve a recruitment crisis in England's schools.

Damian Hinds told a head teachers' conference in Birmingham that there will be no more new changes to primary tests, GCSEs or A-levels.

Posted on: 2018-03-12 11:38:55

Coalition of unions warn that individual support for pupils will be affected by staff cuts

Funding cuts have forced up class sizes in secondary schools across England, according to leading education unions, as schools balance their budgets by cutting staff.