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News Items From April 2010

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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Pupils miss out on bedtime storytelling, teachers say

Most primary teachers say that many pupils have never been read a bedtime story, according to new figures by Oxford University Press....

Posted on 30/04/2010 - [Read More...]

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Wirral teachers run for charity

Wirral teachers raised thousands of pounds for charity by running last Sunday's London Marathon, a local news report has said....

Posted on 29/04/2010 - [Read More...]

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New book helps Cardiff teachers teach about climate change

Primary school in Cardiff are making use of a new illustrated book that helps to educate pupils about how to reduce their carbon footprint....

Posted on 29/04/2010 - [Read More...]

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Parents lack expertise to run schools, says Good Schools Guide

Parent run schools will not work in practice, according to the regional editor of the Good Schools Guide. ...

Posted on 27/04/2010 - [Read More...]

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Cameron promises to put teachers 'in charge' of classrooms

The Tory leader has pledged a shake-up in school discipline to give staff in teaching jobs greater classroom powers, a news report has said....

Posted on 26/04/2010 - [Read More...]

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Pupils opt for alternative science qualifications, says report

Alternative qualifications are corrupting the work of science teachers, a new report has claimed. ...

Posted on 23/04/2010 - [Read More...]

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Oliver unveils plans to invest millions in food education

Jamie Oliver plans to invest millions to improve the quality of food education and dinners in UK primary schools, in news which might be of interest to those in teaching jobs....

Posted on 22/04/2010 - [Read More...]

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Summer Holocaust course launched for teachers

The Holocaust Educational Trust is launching a specialised course this summer for teachers wishing to learn more about the camps where millions died during the second world war, a news report has said....

Posted on 19/04/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teachers to participate in Earth Day

Healthy Planet is offering lesson plans to all primary teachers as part of a drive to celebrate Earth Day....

Posted on 15/04/2010 - [Read More...]

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Tories to allow parents set up schools

The Conservatives have announced plans to allow parents and other providers to create their own schools with state funding, a news report has said....

Posted on 14/04/2010 - [Read More...]

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Determining school places by ballot an 'awful suggestion'

The Campaign for Real Education has criticised the use of a ballot to decide school places, in news which might be of interest to those in teaching jobs....

Posted on 14/04/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teacher flies to Africa to strengthen links between schools

A primary teacher from South Wales has gone to Uganda to strengthen relationships between sister schools, a local news report has said....

Posted on 14/04/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teaching assistants 'boost pupil learning'

Increasing the number of teaching assistants (TA) in schools is "strongly associated" with improved pupil attainment....

Posted on 07/04/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teachers awarded millions in compensation

Members of the teacher's union were awarded some £8.8 million in compensation last year.

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Posted on 06/04/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teachers allowed to use force 'when necessary'

Staff in teaching jobs should use force to control and restrain unruly pupils.

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Posted on 06/04/2010 - [Read More...]

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Tories plan Saturday lessons for 'poor' pupils

The Conservative party has said that pupils coming from disadvantaged backgrounds should be able to attend school on Saturdays....

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

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