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Teachers are being invited to join a global drive to rethink parents’ evenings

The <b>Royal Society for the Arts</b> (RSA) and the <b>Teachers Guild</b> have launched a global collaboration to investigate how to redesign parents’ evenings.<p>Over …

Teaching

Call for 'a decent education' for all

<b>Access to good schooling in England is still "patchy" and more must be done to make sure all children receive a decent education, a report says.</b><p>The Fair Education Alliance (FEA) says while progress has been made in improving standards, this has been uneven, with some pupils missing out.<p>The FEA says …

Education

Even poorly rated primaries becoming tougher to get into, new analysis reveals

New analysis shows it has become harder to get into primary schools – regardless of the Ofsted rating – over the past five years.<p>The figures from the …

Education

Future will demand more computer coders; schools not keeping up

Computers run the world. And computers run on coding – the algorithms (instruction sets) that make up the programs. For example, modern cars rely on …

Education for Displaced Children everywhere

Middle East

Students meet the Queen during Plaistow school visit

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 13:23 03 March 2016 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 13:23 03 March 2016<p>The Queen visiting Lister Community School<p>Archant<p>The Queen has spent the morning visiting …

United Kingdom

School curriculum shake-up 'on time' in Wales

<b>A new curriculum for Welsh schools has a "fair chance" of being delivered on time, the author of the report which proposed the reforms has said.</b><p>It is a year since Prof Graham Donaldson published his plans, which include making computer skills as central to learning as literacy and …

United Kingdom

'Cheating watches' warning for exams

<b>Teachers have complained about "cheating watches" being sold online to give students an unfair advantage in exams.</b><p>These digital watches include an "emergency button" to quickly switch from hidden text to a clock face.<p>The watches hold data or written information which can be read in exams.<p>But a …

Watches

Secondary school places for all 'undeliverable', councils warn

<b>The legal duty of councils in England to ensure that every child has a school place could soon become undeliverable, local authorities have warned.</b><p>With a population bulge about to hit secondary schools, councils want powers to open new maintained schools and to compel academies to expand.<p>Thousands …

Birmingham City FC

Anger as school cash is slashed by £10 per pupil in Worcestershire

SCHOOL funding is being slashed by £10 per pupil across Worcestershire - sparking anger among headteachers and councillors.<p>Your Worcester News can …

England

'Good Life' school that costs £5,400 a year despite having no head-teacher, uniforms, exams is rated outstanding by inspectors

• <b>Uniforms, exams and classroom computers are all banned at the £5,400-a-year Iona School in Nottingham</b>• <b><br>Teachers begin each day with an address known as</b> …

Knitting

Google goes after Apple in tablet education

Will Google find success in the educational field where Apple, apparently, has not? Here's Google's gambit.<p>Google revealed on Wednesday that it will soon begin selling and renting a "comprehensive" selection of educational textbooks. The textbook portion of Google's Play store is set to go live in …

Academies face crackdown amid concerns about standards

Struggling academies and free schools are to face a crackdown amid concerns about the quality of some chains, England’s new schools tsar has revealed.<p>…

Scottish Lib Dem conference: Rennie outlines £475m boost for education

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_scotland/1228000/1228946_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524763138_752696d54baf7ee9ff7795e234035e26<p><b>Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has used his Edinburgh conference speech to lay out his plans to boost education spending.</b><p>He …

United Kingdom

It’s nonsense to say private schools put pupils ahead by two years

(A study out today suggests that sending your kids to private schools puts them two years’ ahead of their state school counterparts by the time they reach the age of 16. The research, revealed in) - We have previously shown that individual differences in educational achievement are highly heritable …

Why teachers quit the UK to work abroad

<b>Teachers have been speaking out about why they left England's classrooms to teach overseas.</b><p>The chief inspector of England's schools, Sir Michael Wilshaw, has warned of a teacher brain drain as thousands seek opportunities abroad.<p>BBC News has spoken to teachers to find out why they decided to go and …

Hobbies

Primary school hires HYPNOTHERAPIST to help children cope with STRESS

GETTYAnna Cartridge is set to run sessions with staff so they can pass on their anti-stress tips<p>Anne Cartridge, 48, through her business In Mind …

High School

Caerphilly joins councils pledging to pay school support staff fees | Article, News

Caerphilly County Borough Council has today become the ninth Welsh authority to commit to paying the registration fees for its learning support …

United Kingdom

Teaching union calls education chief 'patronising' over Birmingham school strike criticism

A teaching union has accused an education chief’s criticism of its strikes at a Birmingham failing school as being “ misleading, insulting and …

Inspiration for British Science Week

TES<p>Science Quiz<p>This INTERACTIVE quiz has 7 rounds consisting of a variety of activities and is perfect for Tutor Time or a fun lesson activity. It …

Education Technology

Florida high school cheerleader asks her autistic classmate to prom

This promposal takes the cake! Cheerleader excitedly asks her autistic classmate to the dance by icing her request on a cookie<p><b>Mikal Bartosik, 17,</b> …

Autism