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The Independent reports that academy school leaders have come under fire for taking home ‘obscene’ salaries of up to £430,000 last year – more than double that of the Prime Minister...
Teachers trained via school-led routes more likely to go into classroom.
Schools Week reports that school-based teacher training routes are getting teachers into classrooms at higher rates than university providers, a new analysis has found.
Wales Online has reported that Wales needs 50,000 more teaching staff over the next seven years
Children in northern England being failed by educational divide, study finds
The Guardian reports that figures showing academic attainment in the south consistently outperforming the north are stark, with Liverpool particularly badly off.
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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Case Study: Ernest Bevin
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.
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IPads ‘help improve young pupils’ skills’.

The BBC reports that young children’s maths, English and communication skills improve if they use iPads in school on a regular basis.

'Effectively Managing Teacher Workloads'

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) conducted a survey of over 16,000 teachers in September last year and found that: 90% of teachers had considered giving up teaching in the last two years because of workload.