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News Items From January 2010

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Primary teachers 'should provide comprehensive relationship education'

The Family Planning Association has backed the government's plans for relationships education for primary and secondary pupils....

Posted on 29/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Primary teacher association criticises "absurd" secondary start date plan

A plan to have secondary teachers take on new pupils half a term earlier has been criticised by a leading primary teacher association....

Posted on 29/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Study finds education breaks 'boost learning ability'

Regular breaks between lessons help pupils digest information and remember it better, a new study has concluded....

Posted on 29/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Is it time for those in teaching jobs to 'hit the road'?

A new campaign has been launched to try and encourage youngsters to walk to school instead of getting a lift....

Posted on 28/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Education recruitment reforms 'have freed up time in teacher jobs'

A new Osted study has found that teachers have more free time thanks to wider education recruitment of support staff by schools....

Posted on 28/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Female primary teachers 'not afraid of maths'

An American study has claimed that female teachers are anxious about teaching maths and pass such feelings on to female pupils....

Posted on 28/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Secondary teachers 'should start teaching pupils earlier'

Teachers in education jobs in secondary schools should begin teaching pupils from what would ordinarily be their final half-term at primary school, it has been claimed. ...

Posted on 27/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Primary school teachers give kids 'jobs reality check'

A new initiative has got education staff talking about whether primary teachers should be encouraging pupils to think realistically about future career options....

Posted on 27/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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All in a day's work: Secondary teacher turns down Depp

A secondary school teacher can now say she turned down Johnny Depp after the multi-millionaire movie star expressed interest in her novel....

Posted on 27/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Sex education guidance issued to primary and secondary teachers

Education staff in teaching jobs in England have been given new guidelines on how to provide age-appropriate relationship education for pupils....

Posted on 26/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Faith school education jobs receive Tory backing

New Conservative plans could benefit teachers seeking education recruitment in the faith schools sector....

Posted on 26/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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SEN teachers 'should keep an eye on ambidextrous children'

Special Needs teachers may be interested in the results of a new study which have shown ambidextrous children are more likely to need educational support at school....

Posted on 26/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Primary teachers prepare for 'biggest pupil influx for a decade'

Minister for Schools Vernon Coaker has warned that education institutions can expect a higher than normal influx of pupils this year, in news which could benefit those seeking teaching jobs....

Posted on 25/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Atheist MP criticised for faith school plan

Foreign Secretary David Miliband has come under fire from the Conservatives over his plan to send his son to a faith school, despite being an atheist himself....

Posted on 25/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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English Heritage launches 'SOS' education campaign

A new campaign has been launched to save historic school buildings from being replaced with new-builds under the government's Partnership for Schools initiative....

Posted on 25/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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'Improvement' noted in citizenship teaching

A new Ofsted report has noted an improvement in citizenship teaching in England....

Posted on 22/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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South West school rated one of the best

A school in Dorset has executed a perfect turnaround, going from one of England's worst schools to one of the best in less than a decade....

Posted on 22/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Are primary teachers ready for the text generation?

New research has shown that, contrary to popular belief, the text habits of primary school children does not affect their ability to develop literacy skills....

Posted on 21/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teaching jobs 'must reflect education standards in Wales'

The new education minister for Wales has announced a new focus on raising teacher standards in the country....

Posted on 21/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Financial aid 'key to ending education discrimination'

The Good Schools Guide has claimed that the government should increase the amount of financial aid it offers students from low-income backgrounds if it wishes to promote social mobility....

Posted on 20/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Primary school children 'increasingly techno-savvy'

The majority of primary school-age children now own a computer or mobile phone, new research by online gadget company prezzybox.com has revealed....

Posted on 20/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Funding review confirmed for Wales

A full-scale review of education funding in Wales has been announced by the country's Minister for Children, Education and Lifelong Learning Leighton Andrews....

Posted on 20/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Conservatives aim to improve quality of teaching jobs

Conservative plans to drive up the quality of applicants for teaching jobs have been welcomed....

Posted on 19/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Creative approach to learning 'helps pupils'

Taking a creative approach to teaching can help pupils learn, it has been claimed....

Posted on 18/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teachers 'should reclaim authority'

Teachers should not have to seek approval from pupils for changes to the shape of the school day, an expert has argued....

Posted on 15/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teachers praised for league table results

The efforts of both teachers and pupils to achieve improved results have been welcomed....

Posted on 14/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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London 'best performer' in league tables

London teachers have helped drive their pupils to the top of the league tables....

Posted on 13/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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London schools adviser 'confident about league tables'

The chief adviser for London schools remains optimistic about where London schools will appear in the league tables....

Posted on 12/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Free laptop plan unveiled

A proposal to provide numerous families across the country with free laptops has been revealed by schools secretary Ed Balls....

Posted on 11/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Move to teaching 'can be rewarding'

A career change to a role in teaching can prove to be rewarding, although a number of new challenges are likely to be faced....

Posted on 08/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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'Little difference' in maths abilities

The belief that boys tend to be better than girls at maths is wrong, new research suggests, noting that their performance is broadly the same....

Posted on 07/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Ofsted 'should focus less on tests'

Ofsted should have less of a focus on test results and pay more attention to the quality of teaching, it has been claimed....

Posted on 07/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teaching communication skills 'is vital'

Pupils should be given proper support to help them develop the necessary communication skills for future success, it has been claimed....

Posted on 06/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Pupils to get more money advice

Personal finance education is to be on the agenda next year....

Posted on 05/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Government pledge one-to-one tuition support

One-to-one tuition is to be offered to struggling pupils in the first few years of their school life....

Posted on 04/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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