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Teachers from schools across the UK will gather at Knebworth House in Hertfordshire next month for a day of digital storytelling.
Chinese textbooks to be offered to UK schools
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Ernest Bevin School for boys and co-ed Sixth Form College lives by an ethos that is central to everything it provides for its students and expects from them in return - the pursuit of excellence.
The Telegraph reports it was announced yesterday that schools in Essex will employ full-time truancy detectives in order to track down children believed to be absconding from school..
Pupils need internet lessons to thrive online, say Lords
The BBC reports that a House of Lords report says learning to survive in a world dominated by the internet should be as important for children as reading and writing.
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MAKE EVERY LESSON DIGITAL: SCHOOLS MEET THE CHALLENGE WITH DISCOVERY EDUCATION
Primary schools are being encouraged to take part in an exciting new digital challenge which is already engaging thousands of pupils across the UK.
The Guardian reports that headteachers’ union says budget pressures on teaching time have even led to discussion of a four-day week
Headteachers write to parents over school funding and job cuts
The Guardian is reporting that headteachers are writing to parents over school funding and job cuts.
An official ATL press release on the recent budget announcements…
Budget: Government finds half a billion for free schools – and kickstarts the grammar revolution
The TES is reporting that the government is providing more than £500 million for free schools and building maintenance.
Hundreds of schools are using apps to employ supply teachers in a bid to cut out crippling recruitment agency fees, Schools Week reports.
ConquerComputing.com transforms teaching of Computing in schools
ConquerMaths.com, who specialise in bespoke online maths tuition to learners of all ages, are launching their new product ConquerComputing.com .
Echo News is reporting that an army of schools, colleges, parents, politicians and police join the march against cyber-bullying.
Schools don’t understand the skills employers need, Stem workers say
The TES is reporting on a new study showing that almost two-thirds of young people working in science, technology and engineering careers believe that schools do not understand which skills employers are going to need.
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.
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‘Day of Discovery’ on 18th April will mark the start of National Share a Story Month

Teachers from schools across the UK will gather at Knebworth House in Hertfordshire next month for a day of digital storytelling.

Chinese textbooks to be offered to UK schools

The i is reporting…