Hundreds of teachers have signed up for a new no-strike legal service offering an alternative to trade union membership, it was claimed today.
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Sunday 23 June 2013
Dyslexic winner gives Gove yet another kicking
Thursday 20 June 2013
The TeachFirst initiative is narrowing the attainment gap between rich and poor pupils
Wednesday 19 June 2013
So, have you kept abreast of Education Secretary Michael Gove's GCSE reforms? If so, have a grade eight for answering these questions correctly. (PS: if you didn't know eight was the top grade in the numerical system replacing A* to G grades, start with minus one)
Monday 17 June 2013
Under new proposals, they would also be allowed to extend the school term
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Confidence in the examination system has been “shaken” by the fiasco over marking last year’s GCSE English papers, MPs said on Tuesday.
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Students would have to wait a full year if they need re-sit
Friday 31 May 2013
Union leaders condemn leaving schools to 'the mercy of the market'
Wednesday 29 May 2013
Simon Horobin, a professor of English at Magdalen College, Oxford, suggested that the spellings of 'they’re', 'their' and 'there' could be standardised
Friday 24 May 2013
Application test included questions on the morals of killing protesters, ancient Persian thinkers and translating sentences in a made-up language
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Chief schools inspector says heads will be forced to choose – small pupil groups or well paid staff
Friday 17 May 2013
Report condemns a charity running 35 schools for ‘procedural irregularities’ and ‘weak’ controls
Monday 13 May 2013
Almost half the letters sent to the Treasury by MPs and peers are not responded to within the target time of 15 working days, figures revealed today.
Friday 03 May 2013
Ofqual survey shows two out of five heads and teachers believing at least a quarter of pupils have been given wrong marks
Wednesday 17 April 2013
Spare a thought for Professor Jonathan Clark, professor of British history at the University of Kansas and one of three eminent panellists debating the proposed new history curriculum at a seminar organised by the right-of-centre thinktank Politeia last week.
'Sheer scale of prescription' under Michael Gove's planned new curriculum will turn pupils off science lessons, warn business leaders
Tuesday 16 April 2013
Business leaders have thrown their weight behind critics of Education Secretary Michael Gove’s planned new curriculum by warning the “sheer scale of prescription” will turn pupils off science lessons.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
British jihadist calls for 'flag of Islam' over Downing Street and Buckingham Palace
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
- 1 Howard Jacobson: Let’s see the 'criticism' of Israel for what it really is
- 2 Gingers face extinction due to climate change, scientists warn