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Teachers with inspirational ideas for raising the achievement of disadvantaged children and young people are invited to enter the Let Teachers SHINE competition
Saving kittens to learn the language of coding
Unique new game teaches real-life coding and prepares Students for their future
The Telegraph is reporting that recent figures have revealed that spending on supply teachers has jumped by a fifth in three years.
Scottish councils crippled by staff shortages demand control over teacher training
The TES is reporting that Scottish local authorities are demanding more control over teacher training to tackle recruitment problems.
The BBC is reporting that the government is failing to take adequate measures to tackle “significant teacher shortages” in England.
Plan to crack down on websites selling essays to students announced
The Guardian is reporting that Universities Minister Jo Johnson has asked institutions and students for guidance to combat plagiarism via so-called essay mills.
The TES is reporting that education and schools are less likely to be named as important than unemployment and housing.
School funding cuts will damage economy, city councils warn
The TES is reporting that local authorities based in cities across the UK have urged education secretary Justine Greening to invest an extra £335 million in education, to avoid harming the economy or children’s education.
The Scotsman is reporting that the Scottish government has announced that £3 million in funding will be made available to train extra teachers.
Cyber security lessons offered to schools in England
The BBC is reporting that schoolchildren in England will be offered lessons in cyber security in a bid to find the experts of the future to defend the UK from attacks.
The TES is reporting that support staff are increasingly doing teachers’ work and that 74% have reported that their work feels identical to that of a supply teacher.
More than a quarter of primary children can’t do joined up handwriting
The Mirror is reporting that more than a quarter of primary school children are unable to join up their handwriting.
The TES is reporting that children aged 10 to 15 worry they will be asked to do things on the internet that are illegal or that make them uncomfortable.
Sonia Blandford – Untapping potential in early years practitioners....
Professor Sonia Blandford is the founder and CEO of Achievement for All, a charity working with thousands of schools in ......
The TES is reporting that a recent analysis has found that budget cuts have resulted in MATs shedding staff and spending a greater amount on redundancy and severance deals.
3 of 5 educators believe technology will level the playing field for students, but worry about implementing new systems
Epson survey of 1,300 educators in the UK reveals vital importance teachers attach to technology in the classroom.
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Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education
Chris Rolph, a Principal Lecturer in Education at Nottingham Trent University, writes for The Conversation on how the ......
The Guardian is reporting that a survey has found that nursery schools are facing ‘death by a thousand cuts’ due to a funding crisis.
BETT Awards - The 2017 Winners
The winners of the 19th prestigious Bett Awards 2017 were announced last night (Wednesday 25 January, 2017) at the Bett Awards Dinner held at The Tobacco Dock, London.
The BT Broadband Contract for schools in the North East will cease in July 2017, but Northern Grid for Learning (NGfL) will continue to .......
Theresa May set to announce a new specialist maths school for EVERY town and extra funding to help boost standards
The Sun reports that kids are to get extra help to shine in maths – with a specialist school to be opened in every town.
The BBC is reporting that a total of 282 secondary schools in England are deemed to be failing by the government, as they have not met a new set of national standards.
Parents are key to academic success, study finds
The TES is reporting that academics have said that pupils whose parents take little interest in their schoolwork are more likely to drop out of school than their peers
The TES is reporting that secondary school students are checking social media in the middle night which, academics say, means that students are too tired at school during the day.
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Competition launched to find inspirational teaching ideas

Teachers with inspirational ideas for raising the achievement of disadvantaged children and young people are invited to enter the Let Teachers SHINE competition

Saving kittens to learn the language of coding

Unique new game teaches real-life coding and prepares Students for their future