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News Items From November 2009

Welcome to the news section of our website where you will find news stories which we hope will be of interest to you. Below you will find the latest news entries but if you would like to look back further, please feel free to search our news archive.

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Newham headteachers get insight on Bangladeshi schools

The Newham Recorder reports Sylhet in Bangladesh has been visited by a group of headteachers from schools in Newham, London, to help form a better understanding of their own pupils....

Posted on 25/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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Conflict study helps schoolchildren 'widen their perspective'

Classroom teaching on historic subjects such as slavery and the Holocaust are being expanded upon with lessons on both past and present conflicts....

Posted on 24/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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Changes to south-west education system to be discussed

Two schools in Swanage, Dorset, may be amalgamated as a result of changes in the structure of the education system in the region coming about through a lack of pupils....

Posted on 23/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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Focus on C grades could be 'neglecting' some pupils

High and low academic achievers could be suffering as a result of the government's drive to focus on a higher number of C grades at GCSE level, a report is forecast to say....

Posted on 23/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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Expert: Media literacy should be taught in schools from early age

In order to learn about how advertising works across the media spectrum, an expert in the Midlands has advocated the teaching of media literacy in classrooms. ...

Posted on 23/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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North-west schools do their bit for charity

To mark this week's Children in Need appeal, schools across West Cumbria have been coming up with new ways to raise as much money as possible....

Posted on 20/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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Parents 'can demand one-to-one tuition'

Under new government proposals, parents will have the right to demand one-to-one tuition for their child needs extra support....

Posted on 19/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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Midlands pupils take charge of college

A group of sixth-formers from the Midlands will have the chance to see what it is like to run a college for a day in a bid to raise charity cash, it has been reported....

Posted on 18/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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School staff challenge 'licence to teach'

The government has met with opposition from teaching bodies over plans to make school staff undergo tests every five years to check they are capable of doing their job....

Posted on 13/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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Public to have say on £80m north-west schools revamp

West Cumbria residents have been invited to give their opinion on the £80 million plans to renew schools in the region....

Posted on 13/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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Midlands schools 'fight back against bullying'

Schools across Nottingham are reportedly taking part in a programme of activities to promote Anti-Bullying Week....

Posted on 12/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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£15m boost for north-west schools

A two-year £15 million programme aiming to rejuvenate schools in Lancashire by improving buildings and IT facilities has been announced....

Posted on 11/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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Sex ed 'still not reaching all young people'

The government's decision to make sex education compulsory in all schools could help to bridge the gap between advice young people need and the support they already get, says an education expert.

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Posted on 10/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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Lobby group backs Darwin for primary schools

The decision to include the teaching of Darwin's theory of evolution on the primary school curriculum has been backed by a secular pressure group....

Posted on 10/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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Midlands school up for eco award

A primary school in the East Midlands has been shortlisted for a national award in recognition of its green credentials, it has been reported....

Posted on 10/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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Help for teachers planning school trips

New legislation will make it simpler for teachers to organise school trips, the government has announced....

Posted on 09/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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North-west college reveals £1m glass makeover

A sixth form college in north-west England has revealed plans for the next phase of its multimillion pound transformation, it has been reported....

Posted on 09/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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Sex ed opt out lowered

The age at which parents can take their child out of sex education classes has been reduced from 19 to 15, the government has announced....

Posted on 06/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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North-east pupils dig deep for community

A group of secondary school pupils from the north-east have taken some time out of the classroom to help with a new community garden scheme....

Posted on 06/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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Midlands pupils impress at awards

Primary and secondary schools from across the Midlands gathered last night (November 4th) to find out who had won this year's Black Country Challenge Student Awards....

Posted on 05/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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Intervention project to tackle south-east child poverty

East Sussex has been named by the government as one of 20 areas to receive a funding boost totalling £6.5 million in a bid to reduce child poverty....

Posted on 04/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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Midlands teens learn new life skills

Six Nottingham schools are trialling a new initiative aiming to help young people face relationship and personal issues....

Posted on 03/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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South-west school to get multimillion pound revamp

A Bristol school has received long-awaited funding for a project moving all facilities onto a single site, it has been reported....

Posted on 02/11/2009 - [Read More...]

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