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train to be a trainer

Is it too late to train to be a teacher?

Teacher Active explains the paths you can take to train to be a teacher, the funding available, and the benefits your life experience will bring.
teachers' mental health, wellbeing, managerialism

Managerialism in UK schools erodes teachers’ mental health and well-being

Performance targets, increased workload, curriculum changes and other bureaucratic changes are eroding teachers’ mental health and professional identity.
teacher recruitment

Teacher recruitment website to save schools thousands

Schools will save thousands of pounds in teacher recruitment costs as the Government launches a new online tool.
ITT sector, department for education

Hopes and fears for the ITT sector in 2019

Department for Education (DfE) consultation on strengthening Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and improving career progression for teachers set out enormous possibilities for the teacher training landscape and ITT sector.
Digital remittances

Digital remittances keep 3.5 million children in school worldwide

WorldRemit research finds that switching from offline into digital remittances could free up a further $825 million for education worldwide.
support at school

Nine out of 10 parents fear for their deaf child’s support at school

Nine out of ten parents of deaf children are worried about the future of their child’s support at school, a new survey has revealed
primary school PE

Primary school PE could be ‘transformed for a generation’ by new funding

Training for teachers, more varied activities, and new equipment to get classes moving are helping to usher in a ‘once in a generation’ transformation of primary school PE across schools in England
exercise at school

Research reveals students are not getting enough exercise at school

More than a third of students (37%) worldwide don’t exercise at school, according to new research by Cambridge International What’s more, girls are less likely than boys to play sport at school, with two in five female students (41%) saying they don’t take part in school sports, versus 28% of...
nutritious breakfast

Thousands more school children receiving a nutritious breakfast

Thousands more children across the country are now getting a healthy and nutritious start to the day at a new or improved school breakfast club, the Children and Families Minister Nadhim Zahawi has announced today
tackle obesity

Public Health England issues new “how to tackle obesity” plan to schools

Public Health England- in partnership with the Local Government Association and the Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH)- has released the briefing for their upcoming ‘how to tackle obesity’ guide for education providers
education sector

How technology in the classroom is benefiting the education sector

Andy Goff, Director at ONVU learning explains the many benefits of video-assisted technology and how it has positively impacted the education sector.
school run stress

10% of parents have hit another car as a result of school run stress

MORE TH>N Car Insurance teams up with child psychologist, Sam Wass to recommend tips and techniques on how to survive school run stress
school mental health

New ‘happiness’ service launched to combat school mental health crisis

A new wellbeing subscription service is launched this week which aims to tackle the biggest issue facing education today – school mental health
role of technology

Exam results provide crucial chance for schools to recognise role of technology

D2L comments on the need for schools to recognise the role of technology and how they can improve year on year as GCSE results day approaches 
career in air traffic control

School leavers urged to consider career in air traffic control

As the UK’s airports gear up for what could be their busiest summer on record, NATS, the UK’s main air traffic service provider, is calling on students receiving their exam results to consider a career in the aviation industry.
apprenticeships

Female school leavers fear negative perception of apprenticeships

New research from Arch Apprenctices has shown that 'negative perceptions' of apprenticeships are abundant amongst school leavers, especially females who worry about their perceived lack of academic credibility.
children educated

£4 million awarded to projects to improve education for children with additional needs

School Standards Minister Nick Gibb has announced nine innovative schemes across the country to benefit from a £4million fund to develop new ways of improving alternative provision, to support children educated outside of mainstream or special schools
languages

Languages boost to deliver skilled workforce or UK’s businesses

A new drive to deliver a nation of confident linguists and ensure businesses have the skilled workers they need has been unveiled by School Standards Minister Nick Gibb today
public sector organisations

Public sector organisations to receive much-need apprentices

A new contract has been awarded to leading provider Arch Apprentices which will provide public sector organisations throughout the UK with more access to apprentices.
lesson planning

New curriculum fund vows to reduce lesson planning time for teachers

Schools minister Nick Gibb has launched a £7.7 million fund to provide teachers with high-quality lesson plans and resources in a bid to cut unnecessary workloads.

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