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News Items From February 2010

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Language education 'an important part of teaching jobs'

Teacher jobs should include an obligation to train children to speak at least one other foreign language, a new study has suggested....

Posted on 26/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Secondary teacher aims to boost physics popularity in East of England

Secondary teacher David Richardson has launched a one-man campaign to improve the reputation of physics among pupils in the East of England....

Posted on 26/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Call for changes to maths and science teaching jobs

Science and maths specialists should be given education jobs at schools as part of a bid to up standards, it has been claimed....

Posted on 25/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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SEN teachers to receive extra training

Special educational needs teachers are to receive additional training as part of a new government scheme designed to improve support for pupils with learning disabilities....

Posted on 25/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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National Strategies 'helping those in teacher jobs'

A new report by Oftsted has found broad support among those in teaching jobs for the government's National Strategies programme, despite the regulation identifying several flaws within the system....

Posted on 25/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Balls clarifies PSHE teacher jobs as bill passes

Teaching jobs at faith schools will include a stipulation to educate pupils according to the criteria set in the government's new PSHE curriculum, the schools secretary has confirmed....

Posted on 24/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Education recruitment 'affected by building quality'

A government advisory body has claimed that education recruitment in England could be affected by the quality of school buildings....

Posted on 24/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Brown tells London school of senior education jobs plan

The Prime Minister has told a school in London of his plans to give parents greater powers over the top education jobs in institutions across England....

Posted on 24/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Government plans academy teacher jobs expansion

The number of teaching jobs available to education staff wishing to work in the academy sector could expand if new government proposals are approved....

Posted on 23/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Are education jobs to become more gender conscious?

Staff in senior teaching jobs may be well advised to become more gender conscious when implementing school uniform policies, a new report has claimed....

Posted on 23/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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North West schoolboy attributes success to secondary teacher

A secondary teacher from the North West has been praised for helping one former pupil realise his Hollywood ambitions....

Posted on 23/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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SEN teachers receive Ofsted praise

A team of SEN teachers from an Oxfordshire school has won high praise from Ofsted following their latest inspection....

Posted on 22/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Balls denies U-turn on faith school teacher jobs

Staff in teacher jobs at faith schools will still be expected to teach pupils all aspects of the new sex education curriculum, the Schools Secretary has said....

Posted on 22/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teacher jobs 'can offer fast-track to headship'

A little ambition and a lot of hard work can offer those in teaching jobs a fast-track to headship if desired, one school leader has claimed....

Posted on 22/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Those in teaching jobs find parents do not choose school based on league table results

A study has suggested that parents choose a school for their child based not on its performance in the league tables, but rather on its closeness to home and whether a friend or sibling already attends the same institution....

Posted on 22/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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New academy teaching jobs could be created in Birkenhead

New teaching jobs could be created with the establishment of a new academy school in Birkenhead, replacing two high schools that have seen falling numbers of pupils in recent years.
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Posted on 22/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teachers 'could help children learn languages through music'

Staff in teaching jobs who help pupils learn to play musical instruments could also be helping them to learn languages, scientists have claimed.
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Posted on 22/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teaching staff could inspire next generation of writers

Primary and secondary teachers who might be nurturing the talents of the next Ted Hughes or Carol Ann Duffy could encourage young poets to enter a resurrected writing competition.
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Posted on 22/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Training for teacher jobs to include body language lessons?

Staff in teacher jobs are being trained in a new technique designed to help them read pupils' body language....

Posted on 19/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Importance of teaching jobs 'highlighted by improved school performance'

Education staff in teaching jobs have played a key role in turning around the fortunes of one London school, it has been claimed....

Posted on 19/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Staff in teacher jobs 'to help protect and improve school libraries'

The School Library Association has launched a primary school charter to encourage more schools to sign up specially trained staff to help pupils make the most of their libraries....

Posted on 19/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Faith school teaching jobs 'will not be compromised' by PSHE lessons

Teaching jobs in faith schools will not be compromised by the government's new sex education lessons, it has been claimed....

Posted on 19/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Closure of education gap 'not just down to those in teacher jobs'

Staff in teaching jobs are not to blame for the academic achievement gaps noted in recent research between students from different socio-economic backgrounds, it has been claimed....

Posted on 18/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Tory plans for teaching jobs 'would make little difference'

The Conservative Party's plans to introduce 'free schools' in England, which would give individual organisations education recruitment powers, would make little difference to overall standards, it has been claimed....

Posted on 18/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Secondary teachers 'may decide grades in snow hit schools'

Secondary teachers may be asked to determine overall grades for students unable to sit exams due to the school closures caused by bad weather earlier this year....

Posted on 18/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Primary teachers could encourage pupils to walk to school

As research shows the proportion of children walking to school has declined from 62 per cent in 1991 to 48 per cent, should staff in teaching jobs be encouraging children to exercise more?...

Posted on 18/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Campaign introduces parents to after-school activities run by primary teachers

Primary teachers could see an uptake in after-school activities clubs as the government launches a new campaign to encourage parents to access the range on offer....

Posted on 18/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Primary teacher jobs made easier by parent-child reading sessions?

Parents who read to their children could be making teacher jobs easier, according to new research....

Posted on 17/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Report card plans 'dividing those in teacher jobs'

Staff in education jobs are apparently divided over the government's school report card plans....

Posted on 17/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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'Majority of parents' get first choice primary teachers

New research has revealed that the majority of parents get their first choice of primary institution for their child....

Posted on 17/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teacher jobs 'have key role in ending grammar school reliance'

High quality teaching and improved school standards across the board would negate the need for grammar institutions in England, it has claimed....

Posted on 16/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Could secondary teachers have role to play in good food education?

Secondary teachers may have a vital role to play in ensuring helathy eating messages get across to school pupils....

Posted on 16/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teaching jobs 'should take internet impact into account'

Education staff in teaching jobs may have noted changes in children's learning habits since the onset of the internet revolution, it has been claimed....

Posted on 16/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Labour 'to boost primary teacher maths skills'

The Labour Party has pledged to boost the mathematical abilities of primary teachers across England....

Posted on 15/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Primary teachers 'misunderstood by Conservatives'

A leading union representing those in teaching jobs has criticised the Conservative Party's planned 'free schools'....

Posted on 15/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Power over pay for teaching jobs 'should remain with Westminster'

A Welsh committee has concluded that responsibility for pay for teaching jobs should remain with the Government....

Posted on 12/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Primary teachers 'should encourage pupils to eat their greens'

A large proportion of children appear to be ignoring schools' healthy eating initiatives. ...

Posted on 11/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Future Leaders 'represents education recruitment opportunity'

A government initiative designed to encourage more teachers to become school heads still has available places....

Posted on 11/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teaching jobs 'no different' in free schools

The man behind Sweden's free schools has claimed Conservative plans to adopt the idea in Britain will not result to better exam attainment....

Posted on 11/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teaching assistant goes for Olympic gold

A teaching assistant at an Uxbridge school is going for gold at the 2012 London Olympics after competing for Great Britain in the heptathlon and decathlon....

Posted on 11/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Conference aims to boost BME education recruitment

A conference is being held today in the North-West of England, designed to inspire a new generation of Black and minority ethnic (BME) teachers to seek education recruitment....

Posted on 10/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Disability 'no barrier' to teaching jobs

New figures have shown the number of people with disabilities seeking education recruitment is rising in the UK....

Posted on 10/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teaching jobs to get the personal touch

Pupils struggling with GCSE study are to be given additional help through specialist teaching jobs....

Posted on 10/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Secondary teachers in Leicester aim to uncover belief

The teaching of humanism and atheism in schools is encouraging religious pupils to consider their beliefs and those of others....

Posted on 10/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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DCSF committee report 'encouraging for teaching jobs'

Leading education union the Association of Teachers and Lecturers has commended aspects of the latest report from the Department of Children, Schools and Families....

Posted on 09/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Secondary teachers 'should have exam choice'

Schools should be given the power to decide which exam system would best suit the educational needs of their pupils, an academy representative body has claimed....

Posted on 09/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Primary teachers 'not responsible' for pupil communication problems

A new study has found that many children aged up to 11 experience problems with communication development....

Posted on 09/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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NUT: Teacher jobs most accountable in England

The National Union of Teachers has praised the quality of those in tecahing jobs in England, following a new government select committe report....

Posted on 08/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Primary teacher promises pupils sweet dreams

Pupils at a Church of England school in Enfield may soon find nightmares a thing of the past, thanks to the endeavours of one of their primary teachers....

Posted on 08/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teaching jobs for lawyers as legal lessons launched

Lawyers will be trying their hands at teaching thanks to the launch of a new schools scheme designed by the Crown Prosecution Service....

Posted on 05/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Schools Secretary turns supply teacher for a day

Schools Secretary Ed Balls has shown off his teaching skills, taking on a class for a day as part of an education recruitment campaign....

Posted on 05/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Cheryl Cole 'has teacher job x-factor'

Pupils have revealed who their dream teachers would be in a new poll - with a certain X Factor judge taking the top spot....

Posted on 05/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teaching jobs 'made tougher' by AWOL pupils

Local councils are increasingly penalising parents who take their children out of classes for holidays during the school term, new figures have revealed....

Posted on 04/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Primary teachers to benefit from low-carbon windfall prize

Primary teachers in 12 local communities in England are set to reap the rewards of new green technology investment, it has been reported....

Posted on 04/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Cameron: Homosexuality should be taught by those in teaching jobs

The leader of the Conservative Party has admitted changing his stance on plans to educate children about all types of relationships, including homosexual ones....

Posted on 04/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Secondary teachers warned: Exam cheating on the rise

A new report by Ofqual has revealed that the number of students cheating on exams rose last year....

Posted on 03/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Terrorism identification training for teaching jobs in London

Teachers in education jobs in London are to be trained in the early identification of children likely to develop extremist views....

Posted on 03/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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South-west teacher becomes marathon woman

A teacher from Gloucestershire has endeavoured to take on two marathons in two weeks this April, in a bid to help ME sufferers....

Posted on 03/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Lib Dem education pledge 'could benefit primary and secondary teachers'

The Liberal Democrats have pledged to increase funding for schools in England if they come to power at the next election....

Posted on 02/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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'A-Levels not tough enough' say those in top teacher jobs

A leading headteachers' association has claimed that A-Level exams are not tough enough on secondary school pupils....

Posted on 02/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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PRU secondary teacher endorses Home Access programme

The government's Home Access initiative has been endorsed by a secondary school teacher....

Posted on 02/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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'No free breakfasts', primary teachers to tell students?

The Welsh Conservatives have criticised the National Assembly's free school breakfasts scheme, claiming the money could be better spent elsewhere....

Posted on 01/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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