The new initiative would be very much student centred with them encouraged to take responsibilityfor their qualification. Attainment measures including key stage 2 data and GCSE grades will be collated and evaluated in comparison with resit outcomes.
Jeremy Corbyn has today pledged that Labour would no longer hold sats and reception baseline tests for pupils. This statement was issued in light of recent events at the NEU teaching union’s yearly conference where delegates voted to hold a national boycott of next years Sats.
After recent research by the NEU teaching union shocking results have emerged that 83% of teaching staff reveal that they have seen a dramatic rise in student mental health problems. It emerged that out of almost 10,000 members surveyed that 4 in 5 teachers reported that they had seen a rise in student mental health issues over the last 2 years with one even stating that 9 year olds are […]
It has been revealed by the Department for Education that for the academic year 2016-2017 that over 125 UK Academy trusts paid a minumum of one salary that was over £150,000 a year.
A new study has revealed that there has been an increase in the percentage of headteachers and senior leaders who are stressed and are showing indications of suffering from depression. The research also highlights the growing number that are turning to alcohol as a means of dealing with the situation.
A new study due to be published tomorrow has worryingly concluded that 31% of teachers have experienced mental health issues in the last academic year. The study also indicates that more than 50% of teachers are now suffering from insomnia which is a drastic rise increasing by a third in the past academic year.
Simon Lebus, the chief executive of Cambridge Assessment has stated he believes technology could replace final exams in the near future. Ongoing computer based assessment could take over during the next 20-30 years and the technology to do this already exists.
Grammar Schools heads are excited and have welcomed the appointment of Damian Hinds as it will in all probability put the plans for expanding the grammar system back on the agenda. Damian Hinds was educated at a Catholic Boys School and his appointment by Theresa May has lead many to the conclusion that there will now be far greater support from the DfE in terms of prioritising the expansion of […]
A leading headteacher has said that in today’s micro pressured world of education that it is more important then ever for schools to embrace and build bonds with parents for the sake of the pupils. It’s a proven fact that when families and schools are on the same page that children achieve more and stay in school longer.
The government is coming under increasing pressure from campaigners to clarify confusion around the pledge for 30 hours of funded early education. The state have yet to confirm exactly how much of the 30 hours has an educational focus and this has worried campaigners.