A lot still on academisation this week but also an important report on graduate earnings and social mobility and Prince William admits a weakness at maths.
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A lot still on academisation this week but also an important report on graduate earnings and social mobility and Prince William admits a weakness at maths.read more
According to Ipsos Mori in its latest poll, education has risen to number five in the top ten of voter concerns, behind the EU but ahead of housing and a couple of places up on where it hovered for most of last year, including during the general election campaign.read more
If the media coverage of the two big teachers’ conferences over the Easter weekend is anything to go by, four key issues are at the top of the profession’s concerns at the moment: academies; testing; Ofsted; and the Prevent Strategy.read more
Easter is traditionally a time when many teachers get together in Conference. NUT members for instance are heading off to Brighton at the end of this week while the NASUWT will be in Birmingham.read more
The government’s latest education White Paper published last week is riddled with things it’s hoping to implement in the coming months; what’s less clear is by when.read more