Exam pressure: A tutor's eye view Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:19:21 GMT  
Enter the world of the super-tutor

  New Family Court comes into being Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:45:20 GMT  
A new single Family Court comes into being in England and Wales as ministers pledge to put the welfare of children at the centre of the justice system.

  Competitive sport 'puts off pupils' Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:00:14 GMT  
The majority of children would be happy to see the competitive element removed from school sport, a survey suggests.

  Three Scots universities leave CBI Tue, 22 Apr 2014 05:21:03 GMT  
Three Scottish universities become the latest organisations to quit the CBI over its stance in the Scottish independence referendum debate.

  Boycott call for early years tests Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:22:06 GMT  
The National Union of Teachers has moved nearer a boycott of assessment checks for four year olds.

  Teachers angry at online insults Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:30:34 GMT  
Online social media is being misused to insult, intimidate and smear staff in schools, says a teachers' union.

  Teachers vote for strike in June Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:29:11 GMT  
National Union of Teachers' conference votes for a summer-term strike over pay and workload.

  Wilshaw takes charge of Trojan Horse Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:58:40 GMT  
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is to take personal charge of the watchdog's investigation into claims that a number of schools in Birmingham have been taken over by Muslim hardliners.

  Menopause 'worse' in too warm schools Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:10:11 GMT  
High temperatures, poor ventilation and lack of drinking water in schools make the menopause particularly tough for teachers, the NUT has heard.

  Extremism in Birmingham schools? Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:47:00 GMT  
Investigating claims of Islamic "takeovers" of schools

  Teachers' election year strike threat Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:48:42 GMT  
The NASUWT teachers' union warns of industrial action in the run up to next year's general election.

  Teachers put strike vote on hold Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:39:22 GMT  
The NUT conference rejects calls for a four-day autumn strike, but could still press for a summer classroom walk-out

  Teachers warn of CCTV intrusion Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:32:30 GMT  
Teachers are warning that CCTV safety cameras are being misused by senior staff as a way of spying on lessons.

  What hours do teachers really work? Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:08:08 GMT  
What hours do teachers really work?

  Hunt warns against schools extremism Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:33:00 GMT  
Labour's Tristram Hunt has told teachers in Birmingham that there is no place for "cultural or gender segregation" in schools.

  Teachers demand qualified status Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:06:28 GMT  
Teachers' union conferences are demanding that schools in England should only employ qualified teachers.

  VIDEO: Schools improving maths with snooker Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:14:28 GMT  
Snooker World Champion Steve Davis is taking his love of the sport into schools in the hope of improving students' maths skills.

  Nigeria schoolgirls 'still missing' Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:53:11 GMT  
Nigeria's military rows back on an earlier statement that most of the teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants had been freed.

  Teachers to debate summer strike Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:34:12 GMT  
The NUT conference is to hear calls for a one-day strike in the summer term and a campaign of industrial action over pay and workload.

  AUDIO: Bullied children still suffer at 50 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:50:43 GMT  
Being bullied as a child can have consequences that last into people's fifties, research suggests.

  Bullied children still suffer at 50 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:01:11 GMT  
Children can experience the negative effects of bullying on their physical and mental health more than 40 years later, says a study from King's College London.

  It's getting mighty crowded Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:17:11 GMT  
Parents face a tough time getting a primary school place

  University marking ban 'on hold' Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:47:52 GMT  
Academics have agreed to postpone a planned marking boycott after employers made a new pay offer.

  Women held in school fraud inquiry Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:50:22 GMT  
Four women are arrested in connection with an ongoing fraud investigation at a Birmingham school.

  Examiners may consider Ramadan fast Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:12:45 GMT  
Exam boards are urged to consider how Ramadan fasting affects Muslim students during summer examinations.

  Primary places revealed amid squeeze Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:26:57 GMT  
A teachers' leader says there is a growing crisis over places at primary schools as parents discover which their children will attend.

  Teachers urged to watch for FGM Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:22:18 GMT  
A teachers' union hears that school staff should check families' holiday plans for clues to female genital mutilation.

  How 3D is changing the shape of lessons Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:02:16 GMT  
How 3D printing is changing the shape of learning

  VIDEO: Ex-terror chief heads 'Trojan horse' probe Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:43:35 GMT  
An inquiry into allegations of a hard-line Islamist plot to take over 25 Birmingham schools is to be lead by the Met's former national head of counter terrorism, it has been announced.

  Parents 'baffled by Inset days' Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:07:03 GMT  
Parents are often baffled as to why schools in England close for in-service training days , or 'Inset' days, Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt says.

  What's happening to Scotland's exams? Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:56:57 GMT  
What's so different about the new National 4 and 5 qualifications?

  'Grunting teens need speech classes' Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:13:29 GMT  
A former speech-writer to Tony Blair says schools need to do more to help teenagers improve their communication skills.

  VIDEO: 'Lack of vision' in Welsh education Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:55:28 GMT  
Schools in Wales are struggling to improve and suffer from a lack of a long-term vision, according to a review.

  The irresistible urge for students to talk Tue, 08 Apr 2014 23:00:01 GMT  
The irresistible urge for online students to talk

  Children cared for 'too far away' Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:45:10 GMT  
Children in council care are "too often" being housed long distances away from their family and community, Ofsted concludes

  Parenting scheme a 'flop' - Labour Thu, 03 Apr 2014 23:27:33 GMT  
Labour dubs a government parenting class scheme a "flop" after just 4% of eligible parents in the pilot areas sign up to it.

  Instant e-libraries for Myanmar universities Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:23:59 GMT  
Myanmar universities open up with e-libraries

  Looking for the next cyber-police Wed, 26 Mar 2014 00:08:40 GMT  
With the threat of cyber-attacks rising, universities will need to train more cyber-security experts.

  African sunshine powers school computers Wed, 19 Mar 2014 00:02:23 GMT  
A mobile solar power classroom brings computers to rural schools in Uganda

  Where the only rule is 'be cool' Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:19:37 GMT  
The code club where the only rule is 'be cool'

  Textbooks replaced by iTunes U downloads Wed, 05 Mar 2014 00:22:34 GMT  
Is it time to download the homework?

  Education faces 10,000 violent attacks Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:31:14 GMT  
An international report warns of the systematic use of violence against schools and universities.

  Can history textbooks make peace? Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:12:01 GMT  
Could a common history book help to soothe past and present tensions?

  China's tough lessons in resilience Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:04:53 GMT  
China's lessons in resilience for rural poor

  The 70-year wait for primary school Wed, 29 Jan 2014 00:09:02 GMT  
There are still 57 million children who never have a first day at school and it will take decades to create places, says Unesco.
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