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A staple diet

Jonathan Williams reflects on the notion of change in light of the new GCSEs and A-levels

Michael Morpurgo calls for more time for 'great stories'

Oxford University Press research reveals over half of primary school teachers lack time for bo...

Taking water more seriously

The great water bottle debate of plastic vs glass - Vivreau's reusable glass bottles make taki...

Professional standards for teaching assistants published

Unions and education experts publish new standards to clarify role of teaching assistants

Students starting university 'unprepared'

'Be an independent thinker and learner to thrive at university', say university admissions off...

Mind your language

Sarah Badger makes the case for learning other languages in primary and secondary schools

Bath school first pre-prep with history quality mark

King Edward's pre-prep and nursery gains Gold Quality Mark from Historical Association

Why SATS should be replaced with performing arts classes

As schools recover from SATs week, Sophie Boyce says drama training is a more effective use of...

Ofqual accepts IB Middle Years Programme eAssessment

IB qualifications gain credibility as the Middle Years online assessment programme is accepted...

Engaging creative minds

Jessica Clifton from LEGO Education shares some ideas for activities during National Share-A-S...

Vivreau's business journey

Vivreau, a global leader in the manufacture of purified water systems, have paved the way for ...

Educational Excellence Everywhere?

Frances Mwale dissects the DfE white paper and looks at 'teaching to the test'

Write now - literacy skills in the classroom

Melanie Harwood says good handwriting has never been so important

Hands-on tasks + engagement = successful maths

Jessica Clifton from LEGO Education discusses how we can establish an enthusiasm towards maths...

Scarborough College adds 'Grit' to the curriculum

One afternoon a week to be dedicated to 'Yorkshire Grit' character education course at Scarbor...

Call for end to 'exam factory' schools

Institute of Directors launch action plan for education in the age of technology and robotics ...

Reception baseline tests dropped

DfE publishes report showing the three baseline assessment options are not sufficient for meas...

Royal Albert Hall creates immersive history lesson

Renowned concert hall launches Victorian tour for pupils specifically designed to meet the Key...

The life of a teacher - an oxymoron?

School life may be unpredictable and anti-social, but it's worth it says Frances Mwale

Here's the thing...

Hilary Moriarty looks at how approaches to teaching English literature have changed over the y...

Why study the classics?

KESW teacher Scott McDonald makes the case for keeping Latin, Greek and classical civilisation...

Does size matter?

Heather Cavanagh looks at how class sizes affect teaching

Workload support promised at NASUWT conference

Nicky Morgan announces further support to tackle teacher workload issues following new reports...

Peace of mind

The Mount School in York is the first school in the country to be recognised as a centre of ex...

Exam reforms 'fundamentally flawed' say school heads

State and independent school leaders call for rethink of proposals which they say will make it...

If I had a pound for every time someone asked...

James Hole tackles the big question: IB or A-level, which is the correct choice to make?

Transferable skills for student success

Mike Hamilton says teachers can help with their students' future employability by teaching tra...

Fight or flight?

Gabbitas Education responds to the teacher crisis

Promising practicals

Alan Maude shares his experience of implementing changes to A-level science practical work at ...

Wanted: inspirational teaching ideas

Grants of up to £15,000 on offer for initiatives to help disadvantaged pupils with SHINE

In the big leagues

Two headteachers offer their views on exam league tables and 'value added'

Bolton science teacher is finalist for biology award

Royal Society of Biology recognises David Teasdale for inspiring teaching and extra-curricular...

Private education equivalent to two extra years' teaching

'Academic value added' research from Durham University reveals independent school pupils gain ...

Life without levels

Greg Watson addresses three post-levels misconceptions

Primary assessment: five things you need to know

DfE publishes overview of upcoming changes to primary assessment

Elms head puts spotlight on falling male teacher numbers

Male teachers 'never more important' head insists, as national numbers fall

Lessons from the Holocaust

Dr Helen Stringer reflects on teaching and learning about the Holocaust

Honouring HE's best

The new year has got off to a great start for HE, as a number of university professionals make...

Independents pull out of 'irrelevant' league tables

Wellington College joins schools no longer participating in performance tables that do not tak...

Free resources launched to develop students' research skills

CILIP has produced ten fact sheets to guide students through the basics of undertaking researc...