Schools losing teacher goodwil...

Oct 20, 2019 by

Teachers warn of problems with tying pay to pupil outcomes as researchers find PRP has no real impact Teachers are giving up running...

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Trial to investigate if ‘...

Oct 9, 2019 by

More than 100 primary schools are wanted to take part in a new trial to find out if enrichment activities, like visiting museums,...

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‘Adjust test scores for ...

Oct 3, 2019 by

Teachers should adjust the test scores of children born in the summer term in a bid to tackle the inherent disadvantage facing...

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Ban all watches from exam room...

Sep 10, 2019 by

All watches should be banned from exam rooms and awarding organisations should do more to monitor leaks of exam papers on the dark...

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Gender gap widens, and 2 more ...

Sep 9, 2019 by

The government has today published further details of this year’s key stage 2 results, breaking them down by subsets such as gender...

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Confirmed: Teachers’ sta...

Sep 2, 2019 by

John Dickens – Starting salaries for teachers will be bumped up to £30,000 by 2022, the government has confirmed today. It...

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No grade boundaries change des...

Aug 25, 2019 by

Ofqual refused to alter English grade boundaries this year, despite the National Reference Test showing an ‘unexpected’...

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GCSE science entries boost due...

Aug 23, 2019 by

Kathryn Snowdon – The “Attenborough effect” – where pupils want to “make a difference” in the world – is fuelling an interest...

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Just 18% of teachers say Ofste...

Aug 20, 2019 by

Pippa Allen-Kinross – Fewer than one in five teachers now believe Ofsted is a “reliable and trusted” judge of school standards...

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Boris Johnson to help schools ...

Aug 18, 2019 by

Prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged today to give schools the “powers they need to deal with bad behaviour and bullying”. In a...

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SENCos won’t have to pro...

Aug 5, 2019 by

Kathryn Snowdon – Special educational needs coordinators requesting permission to use readers for pupils will no longer have to...

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Proportion of trainee teachers...

Jul 27, 2019 by

The proportion of trainee teachers taking the school-led route has dropped for the first time in four years, new figures released on...

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Boris Johnson as prime ministe...

Jul 24, 2019 by

The former foreign secretary has won the Tory leadership race with 66.4% of the vote Freddie Whittaker – Boris Johnson, the...

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Teachers ‘to get 2.75% p...

Jul 21, 2019 by

Treasury is planning public service pay bonanza on Monday, according to the Times The government is planning to hand teachers and...

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Schools may have to change lun...

Jul 19, 2019 by

Pippa Allen-Kinross – Schools are being urged to contact their food suppliers to make sure they are preparing for a no-deal...

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Mental health training for sch...

Jul 13, 2019 by

Pippa Allen-Kinross – A programme to improve mental health training in schools and strengthen partnerships with professional...

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ICO complaints soar as schools...

Jul 6, 2019 by

The information watchdog dealt with hundreds of unnecessary referrals relating to schools in the year after tough new data protection...

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International teachers struggl...

Jun 13, 2019 by

Pippa Allen-Kinross – International teachers struggled to settle in English schools because of poor pupil behaviour and heavy...

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Harford: Ofsted has ‘rea...

Jun 1, 2019 by

Fraser Whieldon – Ofsted’s national director for education has said there are some “real issues” over how the inspectorate...

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Nine new teaching school hubs ...

May 26, 2019 by

John Dickens – New hubs responsible for improving up to 300 failing schools will be piloted in nine areas under a £2 million...

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