• With current skills shortages subjects like Design & Technology need to be seen as a valuable subject for young people to study, especially once the UK leaves the EU, argues DATA.

  • Andrew Mabbett, researcher at BESA, examines how to get the young generation excitied about STEM subjects in post Brexit Britain.

  • With British Food Fortnight upon us (17 September to 2 October), how can school caterers and teachers get children excited about the wonderful food produced in this country?

  • The School Travel Forum's online ‘Teacher Toolkit’ is designed to address teachers' concerns regarding school trips and highlight the benefits they bring.

 Latest News

Statistics show 81 per cent of pupils met the expected standard, up from 77 per cent in 2015.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said he will introduce an ‘arts pupil premium’ to raise pupils involvement in art, music and drama.

A survey into the standard of UK secondary school science labs has revealed that teachers find science labs unsuitable, low tech and unfit to inspire

Lord Baker, who served as Education Secretary in the Conservative government from 1986-89, has questioned the government’s target for 90 per cent of pupils to study the English Baccalaureate (Ebacc), claiming that it has a ‘narrow academic focus’.

The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) has criticised government plans to cap public sector severance payments.

Donaldson's School in Linlithgow, which provides education, therapy and care for pupils who are deaf or who have communication difficulties, has been ordered to make further improvements to school leadership.

The Labour Party has launched a petition to oppose the government’s proposals to lift the ban on opening new grammar schools.

The Department for Education (DfE) has assured that data on pupils’ nationality collected by schools ‘will not be passed on to the Home Office’.

Teachers are being urged to take part in #NakedTeachingDay and teach their pupils without any classroom resources.

The Department for Education (DfE) has named Peter Lauener as the shadow CEO of the Institute for Apprenticeships (IFA).

 Features

A new standard is in place this academic year describing effective continuing professional development for teachers. David Weston, chief executive of the Teacher Development Trust, explains how the standard came about and summarises the guidance.

IT decision makers, school curriculums aren’t able to keep up with the changing technology used in businesses, leaving graduates with obsolete skills. But it’s not just a lack of skills in school leavers which this is a problem for.

With the CREST Awards turning 30 this year, the British Science Association reflect back on how the programme has thrived during shifts in education policy and curriculum changes.

With current skills shortages subjects like Design & Technology need to be seen as a valuable subject for young people to study, especially once the UK leaves the EU, argues DATA.

Andrew Mabbett, researcher at BESA, examines how to get the young generation excitied about STEM subjects in post Brexit Britain.

Jonathan Hart, chief executive of the Automatic Vending Association, discusses the upcoming UK currency changes and how this will affect the thousands of vending machines in schools.

With British Food Fortnight upon us (17 September to 2 October), how can school caterers and teachers get children excited about the wonderful food produced in this country?

The School Travel Forum's online ‘Teacher Toolkit’ is designed to address teachers' concerns regarding school trips and highlight the benefits they bring.

How can the free schools programme meet the twin challenge of creating more school places and improving educational standards? Sarah Pearson of the New Schools Network shares her views.

Efficiency is a word brought up time and again when it comes to financial matters. But what does it really mean – and can it be applied in a school setting? A report by NASBM looks at how working more efficiently can make a big difference on budgets.

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