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News Items From March 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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School staff raise concerns about pupils' viewing habits

A new survey has indicated that teachers are concerned about the impact of television on pupils' behaviour....

Posted on 31/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Pupils need to be encouraged to 'take risks' by school staff

People in teaching jobs have been urged to take pupils on school trips....

Posted on 30/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Sympathetic school staff 'hinder progression' of special needs pupils

The progress of special needs pupils is being slowed by overly sympathetic teachers, research has suggested....

Posted on 30/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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School staff 'in support' of school trips

A survey has revealed teachers' positive attitudes to outside learning....

Posted on 27/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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North-east school staff to be honoured in awards

Nominations have been invited for an award for teachers in the north-east of England....

Posted on 27/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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BME teacher highlights importance of role

The need to combat the shortage of BME teachers has been highlighted....

Posted on 26/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Outdoor lessons for Welsh early years school staff

Welsh early years workers are being taught how to take outdoor lessons....

Posted on 26/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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School staff should equip pupils with first aid lessons, says expert

An expert has called for first aid lessons to be implemented in PSHE lessons....

Posted on 25/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Teachers can inspire students with practical work, says MP

The benefits of a new teachers' pack for science have been touted by an MP....

Posted on 25/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Leaked document indicates details of new curriculum for primary school staff

Details about the new primary curriculum have apparently been leaked....

Posted on 25/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Gwynedd on the lookout for primary headteachers

A Welsh council is looking to recruit 11 new primary heads, it has emerged....

Posted on 24/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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School staff urged to change physics teaching style

A physics professor is due to urge teachers to change the way they teach the subject....

Posted on 24/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Former teacher highlights importance of male school staff

A former teacher has spoken about the merits of becoming a primary teacher....

Posted on 23/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Men urged to consider taking up teaching jobs in primaries

New statistics have revealed the extent of the shortage of males teaching in primaries....

Posted on 23/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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End Of March CPD Details

As part of our ongoing commitment to the professional development of our registered candidates, we are pleased to publish the following list of free Teaching Personnel training events that will be running across the country over the next two ...

Posted on 23/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Key stage 2 improvement boost for teaching staff

Key Stage 2 results released yesterday (March 19th) have revealed that the performance gap between primary pupils on the free school meals (FSM) programme and their peers has been reduced....

Posted on 20/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Teaching staff on hand to watch secondary pupils build a business

The founder of the Mobo Awards has joined forces with Thomson Local to educate secondary school pupils on the best way to build a business....

Posted on 20/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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BME teachers urged to take up more senior roles

Those in teaching jobs from BME backgrounds have been urged to pursue leadership positions....

Posted on 17/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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School staff back first aid training for pupils

School staff surveyed by St John Ambulance have expressed their support for first aid training for pupils....

Posted on 17/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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School staff should be "inspiration" to pupils

Teachers should focus on ensuring that lessons are "directly relevant" to pupils, it has been argued....

Posted on 16/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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More graduates turning to teaching jobs, says union leader

Teaching jobs are proving more popular with bright graduates, ASCL leader suggests....

Posted on 16/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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School staff need more apprenticeship information, says expert

An education body has called for more focus on apprenticeships among teachers....

Posted on 16/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Comic Relief for fun-loving school staff

Teachers in Melksham are among many from across the UK that are raising money for Comic Relief today....

Posted on 13/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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New initiative improves CPD and confidence of school staff, says report

A new report has praised a CPD initiative for helping boost teacher confidence....

Posted on 13/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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'On yer bike' for Bristol school staff

A special event saw teachers in Bristol learn how to promote cycling at school....

Posted on 12/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Teaching jobs in Montessoris becoming 'more popular'

A growing number of people appear to be considering teaching jobs in the Montessori sector....

Posted on 12/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Oxford University working with school staff to widen intake

Teachers are being targeted by Oxford University in a campaign to attract more state school students....

Posted on 12/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Technology 'will never replace' traditional teaching

Technology can only act as an aide to traditional teaching, an expert has stated....

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

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Hampshire school staff provided with creationism guidance

New guidance has been issued to teachers in Hampshire about discussing the issue of creationism....

Posted on 10/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Pupil assessments should be conducted by school staff, says body

The government has been urged to consider replacing exams with teacher assessments....

Posted on 10/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Fast-track teaching job training due to be announced

Government expected to announce new fast-track teacher training opportunity for professionals....

Posted on 10/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Men encouraged to enter childcare teaching jobs

A male early years worker has urged more males to follow in his footsteps....

Posted on 09/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Upcoming CPD Courses March 2009

As part of our ongoing commitment to the professional development of our registered candidates, we are pleased to publish the following list of free Teaching Personnel training events that will be running across the country over the next two ...

Posted on 08/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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'Significant' reading progress made thanks to teaching assistants

Teaching assistants have helped boost the reading skills of children in the north-west of England....

Posted on 06/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Celebrations held for 25 years in teaching assistant job

Teaching assistant celebrates a quarter of a century in school staff role....

Posted on 06/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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School staff should have better understanding of autism, says minister

Schools have been urged to change their ethos to boost the achievements of autistic pupils....

Posted on 06/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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More school staff set to benefit from SEN initiative

Schools secretary announces backing of pioneering SEN initiative...

Posted on 05/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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'Inspirational' opportunities available for teaching staff at exhibition

An education show is due to feature a range of advice for school staff...

Posted on 05/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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ADHD 'could be more common' than thought

ADHD could be more prevalent than was initially believed, it has been suggested...

Posted on 04/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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England's school staff to receive new maths teaching booklet

Maths teaching booklet to be distributed to England's schools staff...

Posted on 04/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Need for science and maths school staff is 'constant'

TDA spokesman highlights nationwide requirement for science and maths teachers...

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

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Bristol looking for BME people to fill school staff jobs

Bristol City Council has stated its intention to recruit more BME teachers...

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

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Education recruitment 'receives a boost'

Statistics from recruitment event suggest record interest in teaching jobs...

Posted on 02/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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First hurdle overcome for autism bill

Sencos set to welcome news of autism bill overcoming its first hurdle...

Posted on 02/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Recession-hit workers seek 'stability' in teaching jobs

Stability of teaching jobs is attracting applicants, an expert has stated ...

Posted on 02/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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