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Ofsted criticises maths teaching

Ofsted criticises maths teaching | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
An Ofsted report criticises maths teaching and warns over early entry to maths GCSE.
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Stability if ministers can shake on new curriculum - news - TES

Stability if ministers can shake on new curriculum - news - TES | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Gove and his Labour shadow will meet to seek consensus on reform...
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2012 Learning Technology trends: a University Research study about the impact of Cloud, SaaS & Mobile Learning - Training Press Releases

How technologies like Cloud computing, Software As-a-Service (SaaS), and Mobile, drive companies decisions when selecting an E-Learning platform.
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British university 'malaise' forcing bright students to US - Telegraph

British university 'malaise' forcing bright students to US - Telegraph | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Growing numbers of bright teenagers are rejecting British universities in favour of those in the United States amid claims they no longer represent value for money, a leading headmaster has warned.
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Pregnant art teacher was unfairly sacked

Pregnant art teacher was unfairly sacked | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
An art teacher at an independent girls' school who was sacked after becoming pregnant has won her case of unfair dismissal.
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Chalk Talk: You're late again, Gove – see me after class

Chalk Talk: You're late again, Gove – see me after class | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Eyebrows were raised at last week's Commons Education Select Committee session when the star witness, Michael Gove, failed to turn up on time for his grilling.
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Chalk Talk: Michael Gove has achieved the impossible: uniting the teaching unions

Chalk Talk: Michael Gove has achieved the impossible: uniting the teaching unions | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Honestly, you go on holiday for a week and the whole educational landscape changes.
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Teachers could have pay frozen after poor school inspection reports

Teachers could have pay frozen after poor school inspection reports | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Ofsted inspectors will use anonymised performance data to decide if staff deserve pay rises under plans NUT calls 'divisive'...
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What Katie Price did next

What Katie Price did next | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it

The page 3 and reality TV star plans to open a free school – maybe even a chain of schools – for children with special needs...

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So you want to be the new Brian Cox? … How to become a celebrity academic

So you want to be the new Brian Cox? … How to become a celebrity academic | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Broadcasters are looking for academics who can fascinate and sparkle. How do you get in on the action?
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Abolish private schools? Not enough of us want it badly enough

Abolish private schools? Not enough of us want it badly enough | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Ian Jack: For all that private schools uphold the privileges of money and class, to dismantle them would need the strength of will that dissolved the monasteries...
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Prof Alice Roberts: 'Public engagement should be part of academic life' - video

Prof Alice Roberts: 'Public engagement should be part of academic life' - video | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Comment is free interviews: Alice Roberts, professor of public engagement in science at Birmingham University explains why academics should get better at enaging the public with their research...
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Call for school speaking lessons

Call for school speaking lessons | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
The shadow education secretary Stephen Twigg has called for all state school pupils to be given lessons in public speaking and interview techniques.
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Students create elaborate mosaic for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee - Education Today

Students create elaborate mosaic for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee - Education Today | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
The Jubilee celebrations may now be drawing to a close, but the commemorative mosaic created by the students from Abingdon Prep Boys School will endure...
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Can UK education learn from NI

Can UK education learn from NI | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Scott Naismith, Principal of Methodist College, Belfast, has quizzed John O'Dowd about how education standards in Northern Ireland differ with the rest of the UK.
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Education World: Best Practices for Professional Learning Communities

Education World: Best Practices for Professional Learning Communities | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
What is a PLC? And how can schools get the most “bang for the buck” from this proven approach to school improvement?
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Inner Voices : 'We can have a choir as good as Eton's'

Inner Voices : 'We can have a choir as good as Eton's' | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
It's a sunny April Saturday and Inner Voices have just opened the Mayor of London's St George's Day Festival on Trafalgar Square.
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Chalk Talk: Where in the world can you find a decent education?

Chalk Talk: Where in the world can you find a decent education? | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
First it was Michael Gove wanting to embrace the Swedish schools' reforms to try and inject new life into efforts to raise standards in schools.
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Michael Gove open-minded over state schools being run for profit

Michael Gove open-minded over state schools being run for profit | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Education secretary hints at Leveson inquiry that policy would be allowable in second term of Tory-led government...
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Students slow to apply for teacher training

Students slow to apply for teacher training | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Though more students want to teach, tougher requirements have seen numbers falling...
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Stranded: the students and staff hit by the crackdown on 'bogus' colleges

Stranded: the students and staff hit by the crackdown on 'bogus' colleges | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
As the coalition attempts to cut immigration, it stands accused of taking the equivalent of a machine gun to private colleges...
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Examiners axed after marking mistakes

Examiners axed after marking mistakes | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Exam board OCR apologises for errors that affected GCSE and A-level grades...
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Why I want all our children to read the King James Bible

Why I want all our children to read the King James Bible | UK Secondary Education | Scoop.it
Richard Dawkins: The good book should be read as a great work of literature – but it is not a guide to morality, as the education secretary Michael Gove would have us believe...
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