Watching a movie featuring an inspiring role model made it more likely that Ugandan school students would pass their national exams and get into university. Female students saw the biggest...

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Less that one in five Year 12 students taking A-Level courses in 2017/18 are being required to take an AS exam in their chosen subject, according to an online poll of A-Level teachers. Almost three...

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According to an article in the Guardian, students who received their AS and A-Level results last Thursday (18th August), may find it more difficult than ever before to successful appeal, following...

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Sir Michael Wilshaw will be stepping down as head of Ofsted and is highly likely to be replaced by Amanda Spielman. Whereas Sir Michael has been known as a rather outspoken, and at times...

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I spotted this article earlier today, reporting on the hearings in the Education Select Committee meeting in Parliament which examined the nature of training and CPD for teachers in primary and...

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This report from Ofqual indicates that new systems put in place this summer may make it more difficult to achieve an upgrade in marks if a student appeals against their score in all public exams....

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After a significant number of UK wide hoax calls caused disruption to exams, it raised questions about what should schools do in such circumstances.

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This BBC article, looking at the IPPR's report into attainment at GCSE level across England, provides good food for thought.

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Yesterday, Nicky Morgan and the Department for Education published a White Paper (alluded to by George Osborne in Wednesday's budget) called Education Excellence Everywhere. The title suggests many...

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In many countries, and even in the UK’s independent sector, the school day is longer than that experienced by many of the UK’s children. One of the plans announced in Mr Osborne’s budget, in...

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In this week's Budget, George Osborne is expected to announce that all schools in England will become academies - free of local authority control - by 2022. In practice, this means allowing schools...

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The NUT reported this week that rents in London are now unaffordable for teachers, especially younger or new teachers, in the London area.

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Last week Ofsted's boss warned that there was a teacher "brain drain" as increasing numbers of teachers left the UK to work abroad - last year 18,000 teachers left the UK, and only 17,000 new...

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If you decide that you want to leave teaching and enter politics to do a better job than Michael Gove or Nicky Morgan, then taking a look at this 8 minute analysis from the BBC on what it takes to...

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Back in November, the dating app Tinder allowed users to include their profession in their profile. Read on to find out how teachers fared!

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Ofqual is running a short survey for pupils about the changes being proposed in Exam Boards’ marking review and appeals systems for GCSE, AS and A Level qualifications.

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Many of Britain's best-known public schools have been opening "outposts" across the Middle East and Asia. The income from these international schools helps provide bursaries and scholarships for...

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A spokesperson for Reading University announced today that they would be making flexible "stress-reducing" offers to students applying for places for next year, guaranteeing places even if grades...

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A report this week from the National Audit Office confirms what most of us have known for some time - there is a national shortage of teachers. The NAO said that ministers have a very poor...

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If you didn't spot it over the weekend, here are two links showing the comments about the state school sector from the owner of the Good School Guide - Ralph Lucas.

Lucas is saying that continued...

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