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Scottish heads to get £3.5m support scheme

Scottish heads to get £3.5m support scheme

James March 23, 2017 0

Head teachers are to be offered a new package of training support as part of a £3.5m Scottish government scheme. The Excellence in Headship programme aims to help school leaders “improve critical self-awareness, leadership

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Drop in teacher training recruits revealed

Drop in teacher training recruits revealed

James March 23, 2017 0

There are fears it could get even tougher to recruit teachers after a drop in the number of trainees on courses in England. The latest figures show a 7% drop in acceptances on to

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Faith schools and grammars the most ethnically and socially segregated in UK, warns charity report

Faith schools and grammars the most ethnically and socially segregated in UK, warns charity report

Rachael Pells March 22, 2017 0

Thousands of England’s schools are segregated by ethnic or social status, new research has revealed, with faith schools and grammars found to be the most divided of all. A report published by social mobility

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Warning over segregation in England's schools

Warning over segregation in England's schools

James March 22, 2017 0

Thousands of state schools across England are segregated along ethnic or social grounds, according to research. More than a quarter of primary and four in 10 secondary schools are ethnically divided, the social integration

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PMQs: May gets personal with Corbyn over grammar schools

PMQs: May gets personal with Corbyn over grammar schools

James March 22, 2017 0

Theresa May has launched an attack on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for sending his son to a grammar school. At Prime Minister’s Questions she said: “Typical Labour, take the advantage and pull up the

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Teachers' unions merge to make super-union

Teachers' unions merge to make super-union

James March 22, 2017 0

The members of two teaching unions have voted to merge to form a new super-union, to be called the National Education Union (NEU). The merged National Union of Teachers and the Association of Teachers

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School governors point to 'diabolical' budget squeeze

School governors point to 'diabolical' budget squeeze

James March 22, 2017 0

School governors have pointed to a “catastrophic” squeeze on budgets, as the government prepares to introduce a new funding formula for schools. A snapshot survey of 4,000 governors by the BBC sheds light on

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Everton FC: The football club that teaches troubled children

Everton FC: The football club that teaches troubled children

James March 22, 2017 0

Everton Free School is the first school run by a Premier League football club, taking on students who have not been able to stay in mainstream education. The Victoria Derbyshire programme has been given

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Body cams for teachers cannot be dismissed, union says

Body cams for teachers cannot be dismissed, union says

James March 22, 2017 0

The idea of teachers wearing body cameras in Welsh classrooms cannot be dismissed, the National Union of Teachers has said. Its research shows staff are victims of more than 1,500 physical and verbal attacks

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Everton Football Club's free school for troubled kids

Everton Football Club's free school for troubled kids

James March 21, 2017 0

Take a look inside Everton Free School, the only school run by a Premier League football. It helps troubled children, like Liam, who have struggled in mainstream education. The Victoria Derbyshire programme has been

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