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News Items From March 2010

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Teachers believe that pupils should access free meals

The majority of staff in teaching jobs believes that pupils should have access to free and healthy school meals....

Posted on 30/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Leave learning to teachers, ATL tells politicians

The Association of Teachers and Lecturers has urged the country's politicians to leave education alone and stop using it as a political football. ...

Posted on 30/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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New Lancashire teachers to receive top training

Newly-qualified primary and secondary teachers in Lancashire teachers have until April 23rd to enrol on a ground-breaking course as part of a drive to improve results in key tests for local youngsters....

Posted on 30/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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ICT has 'a positive impact on pupils'

Staff in teaching jobs believe that information and communications technologies (ICT) plays a constructive role in learning, according to Becta....

Posted on 29/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teachers remain confident about GCSEs and A levels, says Ofqual

The vast majority of those in teaching jobs are confident about the quality of GCSEs and A-levels....

Posted on 26/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Ofsted calls for 'good and impartial' careers advice in schools

Schools watchdog Ofsted has called on the education sector to provide sufficient careers advice to young people in order help them make the best decisions about their future....

Posted on 25/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Education resource 'to help primary teachers teach about health food'

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has presented a new interactive web-based education resource. ...

Posted on 25/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Classics teacher promotes Latin teaching in London

Secondary teacher Barbara Bell was invited this week by London's mayor Boris Johnson to speak to head teachers about her new books. ...

Posted on 23/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Union urges politicians to listen to teachers

A body representing education professionals has asked politicians to trust the judgement of teachers when it comes to issues relating to assessment and curriculum....

Posted on 23/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Experts call for sleep lessons at school

Top sleep experts have called for pupils in Britain to receive lessons on the value of getting a good night's sleep....

Posted on 23/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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London borough to expand schools by 2,000 places

Education chiefs in Kingston are planning to expand local primary schools by 2,000 places....

Posted on 19/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Portsmouth authorities equip primary teachers with breakfast packs

Primary teachers in Portsmouth are set to use breakfast packs to inform students about the benefits of healthy eating....

Posted on 19/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teaching jobs decided by pupils in Leyland school

Bosses at a Leyland school have adopted a revolutionary education recruitment process....

Posted on 18/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Johnson says more state schools should teach classics

London mayor Boris Johnson has urged more state schools to provide lessons in the classics....

Posted on 18/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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North West teachers urged to sign up for new masters

All eligible new teachers in the North West have been called by the TDA to enrol on the masters in teaching and learning course....

Posted on 18/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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North East school to be demolished and rebuilt

Teaching at a historic school in the North East is set to move into the new century after local officials decided to give the green light for its multi-million pound revamp....

Posted on 17/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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London school named 'best to work for,' survey finds.

An East London school has been named the "best company to work for in the education sector" ...

Posted on 17/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Midlands head teachers commended for outstanding schools

The head teachers of two schools in Derbyshire have been praised for having scooped a place in the annual list of institutions offering "outstanding" education....

Posted on 16/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Centenary celebrations for North West school

A photography exhibition is being organised in honour of the 100th anniversary of a small school in the north-west....

Posted on 16/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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South West nursery is 'outstanding,' says Ofsted

A local news report says education watchdog Ofsted has praised a nursery in Great Cheverell, in the South West, for providing "outstanding" education to its pupils.

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Posted on 15/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Poll shows Labour 'more popular on education'

A new poll has found Labour's plans for the education sector are more popular with potential voters than those of their main opposition parties, in news which may be of interest to people in education jobs....

Posted on 12/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Staff in teaching jobs at top schools 'could have Ofsted-free future'

The shadow schools secretary has pledged to end Ofsted inspections for staff in education jobs at state institutions which consistently produce outstanding exam results....

Posted on 12/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Staff in top teaching jobs 'should have curriculum flexibility'

Teaching staff employed in education jobs at some of the UK's top state schools should be rewarded for their hard work with greater flexibility in how they teach, it has been claimed....

Posted on 11/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teaching jobs 'held in higher esteem' under Labour

The esteem in which teacher jobs are held in the UK has increased since Labour came to power, a Treasury minister has claimed....

Posted on 11/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Balls hails 'best generation' of staff in teacher jobs

The schools secretary has hailed the current generation of staff in teaching jobs in England as the best ever in a recent interview....

Posted on 11/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Plan unveiled to upgrade PE teacher jobs

One educational entrepreneur believes he has come up with a solution to the shortage of people employed in PE teacher jobs in schools....

Posted on 10/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teaching jobs 'to include domestic abuse identification training'

Staff in teacher jobs in England are to be provided with additional training to help them identify signs of domestic abuse among pupils....

Posted on 10/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Tory plans for education jobs 'costly and unworkable'

The Conservative Party's plan to allow groups of parents to take control of under-performing schools, which could include their education recruitment policies, has been branded unworkable....

Posted on 10/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Leaving age rise to affect secondary teacher jobs?

Education jobs could be affected by the government's plan to raise the school leaving age if a Select Committee review heeds the advice of a former education secretary....

Posted on 09/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Midlands pupil assumes teacher job with GCSE self-help book

One pupil from the Midlands has taken on a teaching job role - educating children in the art of passing their GCSEs via a new book he has written on the subject....

Posted on 09/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Labour responsible for 'massive' teaching jobs increase

The number of teaching jobs has increased "massively" under Labour in the last ten years, a spokesperson for the Department of Children, Schools and Families has claimed....

Posted on 08/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Education recruitment drive for finance experts

Schools Secretary Ed Balls has announced that the government is to launch an education recruitment drive designed to attract financial experts to act as bursars for schools in England....

Posted on 08/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Welsh pupils 'spend most time with science secondary teachers'

Science teachers employed in education jobs in Wales have been shown to spend more time in the classroom with pupils than in any other country surveyed as part of a new study....

Posted on 08/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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North of England 'sees biggest primary improvement'

Primary teachers in the North of England may be celebrating after statistics from the Department of Children, Schools and Families showed Yorkshire's schools to be the most improved in English and maths....

Posted on 05/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teacher jobs 'could be affected' by schools shift

Hasty moves to turn failing schools into academies could affect teaching jobs and children's education, it has been claimed....

Posted on 04/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teachers in England 'may notice reading differences'

Teachers in locations across the country may notice differences between boys and girls in terms of reading enjoyment....

Posted on 04/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Science teaching jobs 'should place quality before quantity'

Staff in science-based teaching jobs should pay as much attention to method as to content when attempting to capture the interest of students, it has been claimed....

Posted on 04/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teaching jobs 'should accommodate troublesome pupils'

Schools should ensure that those employed in teacher jobs are given sufficient training to deal with disruptive pupils, a new report has claimed....

Posted on 04/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Increased school sizes 'highlight quality of teacher jobs'

An increase in the size of many schools under Labour has been attributed to the high quality educational experience provided by those in teaching jobs by a government minister....

Posted on 04/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Parent power over teacher jobs 'could be beneficial'

The government's plan to give parents new powers over education recruitment could prove beneficial for the schools sector, a leading lobbying organisation has claimed....

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

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New inspector for teacher jobs in Wales

Teaching jobs in Wales will be regulated by a new senior education specialist, it has been announced....

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

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Gove plans changes to secondary teacher course content

Shadow Schools Secretary Michael Gove has announced that a Conservative government would change the content of some A-Levels, in news which may affect secondary teacher roles....

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

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Science teacher jobs 'essential to industry'

The importance of teaching jobs in the science sector has been highlighted by one of the leading lights of the UK's National Science Learning Centre....

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

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Teaching jobs 'could be subject to parent control'

Staff in teaching jobs in England will need to meet the approval of parents under new Labour plans, it has been announced....

Posted on 01/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Gove: Teaching jobs need idealism injection

Shadow schools secretary Michael Gove has called for teaching jobs in England to be driven by idealism as he promotes his Party's free schools scheme....

Posted on 01/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Primary teachers 'could see pupil premium benefits'

The Liberal Democrats planned pupil premium could benefit primary teachers by improving the educational aspirations of pupils, it has been claimed....

Posted on 01/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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