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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Tuesday 16 April 2013
Politicians should be stopped from meddling in school policy and using visits among pupils as photo shoots, the former head of the national curriculum said last night.
Sunday 14 April 2013
It is perhaps no surprise to find Education Secretary Michael Gove and hundreds of teachers at loggerheads over his proposed national curriculum reforms.
Saturday 13 April 2013
The former head of a school where a teacher sexually abused pupils has been banned from teaching.
Wednesday 03 April 2013
They say 40 is the new 60 as we get to grips with our new ageing population – and the message seems not to have been lost on the National Union of Teachers (NUT).
Government's free schools are opening where they're not needed, teachers say - while primary schools face shortage 'crisis'
Monday 01 April 2013
One in five of the Government’s flagship free schools are being opened in areas where there is no need for more school places, new research has revealed.
Sunday 31 March 2013
Bored pupils will play truant from school if Education Secretary Michael Gove goes ahead with his planned new “back to basics” national curriculum, teachers warned today.
Thursday 28 March 2013
It is not the underperformance of teachers that is harming young people's chances, but broader inequality in society. Mr Gove's proposals are change for the worse
Wednesday 27 March 2013
Education Secretary Michael Gove’s exam reforms could discriminate against girls, teachers warned today.
Thursday 21 March 2013
The London Metropolitan Hotel turned out to be a most appropriate venue for last weekend's annual conference of the Association of School and College Leaders. Appropriate, that is, because just opposite the hotel entrance was a hair salon called "Headmasters" – which led me to wonder whether anyone had dropped into the salon expecting to find the conference. Probably not, though, because they would have had to have been sexist.
Michael Gove has failed to 'engage and excite' teachers over national curriculum plans, headteachers warn
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Education Secretary Michael Gove has failed to “engage and excite” teachers over his plans for a new national curriculum, headteachers warned today.
Decrease in pupils playing truant coincides with rise in parents being fined when children skip class
Tuesday 19 March 2013
A record number of parents faced fines because their children played truant from school last year, official figures reveal today.
Monday 18 March 2013
Too many headteachers have been sacked because of government pressures and tough inspections, says union leader
Saturday 16 March 2013
ASCL general secretary says this will lead to good teachers opting out of moves to 'challenging' schools
Top civil servant Chris Wormald admits he never told Education Secretary Michael Gove about abusive behaviour allegations against special adviser
Wednesday 13 March 2013
The Education Secretary Michael Gove was never told about allegations of abusive behaviour by one of his senior special advisers, the head of his department admitted today.
Wednesday 06 March 2013
History, it seems, is a subject where everyone has a view as to how it should be taught in schools – and they all differ.
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