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The BBC is reporting that Education Secretary Justine Greening has announced six “opportunity areas” in England in a £60m scheme to ......
Children could switch off from learning if schools neglect digital technology
The TES is reporting that Scotland’s pupils will switch off from education and be left incapable of navigating the modern world if schools do not improve their use of digital technology, according to a landmark government publication.
A new social platform aiming to reduce the stress of parenting by helping school parents connect easily and securely with ......
Schools threaten four-day week in bid to save funds
The Express reports that schools may be forced to close for one day a week because of a looming financial crisis, head teachers have warned.
The Guardian is reporting that more than four in five primary school pupils in England passed the government’s check on ............
More than a third of seven-year-olds fail to reach new tougher writing standard
TES is reporting that less than three quarters of year 2 pupils reach the expected standard in reading or maths.
The TES is reporting that a recent survey has found that one in ten parents say their child has experienced online abuse and bullying.
Secondary school bans all homework to give teachers more time to plan lessons
The Evening Standard is reporting that a secondary school in Essex has banned all homework in order to give teachers more time to plan their lessons.
The TES is reporting that Ministers have been warned about the financial pressures facing rural schools as it emerged that Cumbria County Council is ...........
Education through IoT: Fujitsu launches Operation Innovation Competition
Fujitsu UK and Ireland has launched its Operation Innovation competition alongside partners Intel, Brocade and Kyocera to help provide students with ........
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is calling all 7-19 year old students across UK schools and colleges to enter the ....
Scots teachers are ‘dangerously overstretched’ by vacancies
The BBC is reporting that there were nearly 730 teacher vacancies in Scotland’s schools as pupils returned after their summer break, figures have shown.
9 out of ten rural schools and academies funded unfairly, says new research
Fears over a declining leadership in Scottish schools due to recruitment crisis
The TES is reporting that a recent report has called for more action to be taken over the recent headteacher crisis in Scottish schools.
TES is reporting that a recent study has found a quarter of teachers are looking to leave the field of education and teaching.
Britain, the great meritocracy – read Theresa May’s full speech
The Prime Minister explained her future vision for reforms in British schools and a meritocratic country in a speech earlier today.
The Independent is reporting that about 43% of state school teachers have offered private tutoring outside their main work as demand continues to rise, a report has revealed.
New schools’ guidance: Keeping IT safe and secure
Changes to statutory guidance on keeping children safe that come into force today (5 Sept) will have a profound impact on IT provision for .......
The Guardian is reporting that recent studies have found the academisation of schools has no long-term effect in improving a school or GCSE results.
Theresa May ‘not turning clock back on grammar schools
The BBC is reporting that Theresa May has told Conservative MPs she will not “turn the clock back” on grammar schools in England, but did not rule out some expansion.
The Chronicle reports that Ministers have been urged to “iron out historic inequality” in funding after figures revealed education in Newcastle has taken a £10m hit over the past year.
Five things you need to know on your first day of school – as a teacher
Rachel Williams, Lecturer and part of the Employment Research Unit, Cardiff University, writes for The Conversation…
The TES is reporting that this year’s Sats results showed.....
Teacher training budget slashed, despite recruitment crisis
The TES is reporting that universities have called for the Scottish government to increase funding for .......
Wales Online is reporting that the nation’s education system has “massive untapped potential” and ........
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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.