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extracurricular activities

Too many extracurricular activities for children can do more harm than good

The growing demand for children to get involved in extracurricular activities outside of school is placing unprecedented strain upon families
yearly overspends

Councils warn that yearly overspends on special education are ‘unsustainable’

County authorities say they are in the ‘unsustainable’ position of having to shift schools money towards supporting children with special educational needs to compensate for yearly overspends due to rising demand
new gcse's

Pupils prepare to sit new gold-standard GCSE exams

To mark the start of exam season, hundreds and thousands of pupils throughout the UK will sit 20 new GCSE exams this week for the first time.
SATs Week

SATs Week: Children are ‘drowning in exam pressure’

As 2018 SATs week kicks off today (14/05), new research has revealed ‘difficult’ exams leave 45% of British kids anxious as they fear being ‘embarrassed’ by their results
language training centre

Nottingham language training centre goes digital

ILS English, an English Language Training Centre based in Nottingham, has secured a £20,000 business loan from HSBC to improve its teacher training facilities

UK ranks 12th for employment rates of recent graduates

Figures from ONS show that the number of young people aged 18 - 24 not in education, employment or training has decreased by 5%
education sector

Paper-reliant education businesses risk losing staff to tech-savvy competitors

Over four-fifths of employees admit they would prefer to work for a business in the education sector that was embracing digital technology over one that was stuck in the analogue past, finds new research
supply teaching

Supply teaching: What are my rights?

Teacher Active share the inside scoop on your rights as a supply teacher to help existing staff or newcomers enter the profession
choosing a university

New research highlights top factors students consider when choosing a university

A study commissioned by SPCE labs, the research department of student lettings app SPCE has listed the most important factors that students take into consideration when choosing a university to attend.
children and young people with SLCN

Bercow: Ten Years On: The experiences of children and young people with SLCN

I CAN detail how their new independent report presents a real and updated picture of the experiences of children and young people with SLCN and their families, ten years on from The Bercow Report
Indigenous peoples

Canadian education and Indigenous peoples

Vice President of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Dwayne Donald shares his expert perspective on Canadian education and research on Indigenous peoples
interpersonal skills

Technology in education is hindering student’s interpersonal skills

According to a recent survey, over 50% of teachers believe that technology in the classroom has hindered the interpersonal skills of pupils the most
integrated britain

New government action to create stronger, more integrated Britain

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid today (14 March) set out an ambitious long-term plan of action create a stronger, more integrated Britain
quality schooling

Foreign Secretary calls on world leaders to provide quality schooling for every girl

Providing every girl with at least 12 years of quality schooling will solve many of the world’s problems, Boris Johnson told pupils during a surprise school visit on International Women’s Day
foundations of education

Reinforcing the foundations in Canadian teacher education

Both the Canadian Association of Foundations of Education and Canadian History of Education Association examine the fundamentals of teacher education in the country today The...
Higher Education and Research

Increasing the quality of higher education and research

Torbjørn Røe Isaksen, former Minister of Education and Research reveals his ambitions to increase the quality of higher education and research in Norway These are...
digitalisation

Adaptivity and Digitalisation Enables Learner Centred Learning

A couple of seasoned experts from TU Chemnitz explore digitalisation and individual learning progress, in this informative profile
paperless working

Education sector is furthest away from achieving paperless working

Organisations in the education sector rely the most on paper and have the largest amount of work to do to reduce their usage, new...
Evolution of Higher Education

The evolution of higher education in Macao

Two academics provide an expert perspective on the compelling story of higher education in Macao, China The evolution of higher education systems is a subject...
Speech, language and communication

Speech, language and communication skills

Director of Education at I CAN, Deirdre Fitzpatrick turns the spotlight on speech, language and communication skills (SLCN) As I CAN’s Director of Education I’m...

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