Teachers urged not to fall foul of new data regulations

18 April 2018

Teachers who have taken information about pupils’ reports home on USB memory sticks, or have details such as a class registers stored at home, could be in breach of extensive new data protection laws that come into force next month.

Share a Pencil Day

18 April 2018

?The second annual Share a Pencil Day takes place on May 23.

Gambling aware resources launched

21 March 2018

The Demos think-tank has been piloting lessons in secondary schools to prevent gambling-related harms among school-age children and resources are now available.

Jisc changes to hit FE sector

14 March 2018

The Department for Education (DfE) is to cut funding to JISC’s services to the further education college sector in England from August 2019.

Churchill Fellows unveiled

14 March 2018

A STEM co-ordinator from Warrington is among the latest group of Churchill Fellows to be sent off around the world to discover new ideas and best practice.

Concern over long school journeys for SEN pupils

7 March 2018

With the number of pupils needing places in special schools set to rise by 11,000 in the coming years, concern has been voiced at the distance SEN students are being forced to travel to go to school.

Why do students fail to do their homework?

7 March 2018

The main reason students do not complete homework is a lack of confidence that they will get it right – however, this is not what they will tell their teachers when they fail to hand in their work on time.

Maths premium welcome, but recruitment woes remain

7 March 2018

While welcoming details of plans to introduce a £600 maths premium, school leaders have once again raised what they see as the real barrier to increasing maths up-take at A level – the recruitment of qualified teachers.

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