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  Teachers to vote on strike action Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:27:36 GMT  
The NUT conference is to hear calls for a campaign of industrial action and classroom walk-outs over pay and workload.


  Hunt warns against schools extremism Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:16:38 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.


  New teachers 'can't risk mortgages' Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:14:29 GMT  
A teachers' union leader says young teachers are shying away from taking out mortgages because of uncertainty over their future earnings.


  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.


  Bullying 'impacting' school grades Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:02:23 GMT  
A report finds around a quarter of bullied students felt it was causing their grades to slip.


  Exhuming remains at Florida school Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:24:35 GMT  
Who was buried behind a boys' school in Florida?


  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


  Ex-Met boss heads 'Islam plot' probe Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:23:29 GMT  
An ex-counter-terrorism chief will lead an inquiry into an alleged Islamist takeover plot of schools - an appointment deemed "desperately unfortunate".


  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.


  Schools corporate greed warning Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:39:32 GMT  
England's education system is being "destroyed through corporate greed", teachers claim.


  Pupils are 'addicted to tablets' Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:54:47 GMT  
Young children can swipe a computer screen but do not have the fine motor skills to play with building blocks, teachers warn.


  Extremism in Birmingham schools? Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:53:28 GMT  
Investigating claims of Islamic "takeovers" of schools


  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?


  Police ‘not listening’, teachers told Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:54:50 GMT  
The father of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence claims police are "still not listening" about how to build bridges with the black community.


  Families 'have less time together' Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:57:33 GMT  
Family life is increasingly under strain because many parents have to put work commitments before their children, a survey of teachers finds.


  25 schools probed over 'Islam plot' Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:17:10 GMT  
An investigation into an alleged hard-line Islamist takeover plot of Birmingham schools has widened with 25 schools now under the spotlight.


  Laws calls for 'education stability' Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:09:52 GMT  
A "significant period of stability" in schools should follow wide-ranging changes to policy under the coalition government, Schools Minister David Laws says.


  Graduate starting pay 'falling' Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:33:41 GMT  
Starting salaries for graduate jobs, even in the best-paid fields of medicine and dentistry, have fallen 11% in five years, research suggests


  More 'Islam plot' schools inspected Sun, 13 Apr 2014 15:48:25 GMT  
Fifteen schools in Birmingham are now being inspected after allegations of an "Islamic takeover plot", the Department for Education (DfE) confirms.


  Parents 'asked for text book cash' Fri, 11 Apr 2014 23:00:23 GMT  
Many parents are being asked to make voluntary contributions to the cost of text or revision books, a survey suggests.


  '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.


  Class bears 'prompt parent rivalry' Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:13:51 GMT  
Classroom teddy bears that go home to stay with pupils for the weekend are prompting new levels of competitive parenting, the TES says.


  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.


  Why is education never an emergency? Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:32:25 GMT  
Why is education never an emergency?


  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


  Science does theatre with a bang Sun, 06 Apr 2014 01:44:07 GMT  
Can a play teach science and be exciting at the same time?


  When little voices take to a big stage Thu, 03 Apr 2014 23:45:22 GMT  
The magic of the big music stage for children


  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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