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News Items From May 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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Schools should not be expected to 'solve society's problems'

A new report has said that social issues are increasingly making their way into the school curriculum....

Posted on 28/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Bushey teachers run for charity

Staff in teaching jobs from a college in Bushey have successfully completed a charity fun run for a number of Jewish charities, a local news report has said....

Posted on 27/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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New academies 'may not work well in practice'

Creating more academies could widen the gap between the best and worst schools, Sue Fieldman, regional editor of the Good Schools Guide, has said....

Posted on 27/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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South Devon teachers shortlisted for awards

Three teachers from South Devon have been nominated for a place in the final of the prestigious south-west Teaching Awards, a local news report has said....

Posted on 26/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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East Anglian teachers to compete for prestigious awards

Staff in teaching jobs from Suffolk and Essex are among the finalists in this year's esteemed Teaching Awards....

Posted on 24/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Tech event promotes computer gaming in the classroom

Head teachers, staff in teaching jobs and regional education consultants from Bradford took part in an event aimed at explaining how technology can aid learning....

Posted on 24/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Department for Education - Quality Mark for One-to-One Tuition

Teaching Personnel was the first and only agency in the UK to be awarded the Quality Mark for One-to-One Tuition

The Department for Education (formally the ...

Posted on 24/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Curriculum should include food lessons, says My School Lunch

Schools need to foster pupils' interest in food, according to Arnold Fewell, managing director of My School Lunch....

Posted on 19/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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New campaign encourages pupils to walk to school

Pupils and parents are encouranged to think about the benefits of making it to class on foot as part of this year’s Walk to School Week, running from 17 to 21 May. ...

Posted on 19/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Pupils with limited English should receive special treatment, says Chris Davis

The former chair of National Primary Headteachers has said that children who enter education with limited or no English language skills should be treated as "special needs" pupils....

Posted on 18/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Trowbridge school lays on activities for pupils taking exams

A primary school in Trowbridge organised a series of activities for children sitting their Sats exams last week, a local news report has said....

Posted on 18/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Leeds teachers to build a school in Africa

Two secondary teachers in Leeds are hoping to create a school for underprivileged children in Zambia....

Posted on 17/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Devon secondary teachers share geography skills with American education staff

Staff in teaching jobs from north Devon travelled to Nevada, USA, to show local teachers how geography is being taught at English schools, a local news report has said....

Posted on 17/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Michael Gove named new schools secretary

The former journalist has been appointed schools secretary in the new government....

Posted on 13/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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End of Sats would turn primary school performance into a 'secret garden'

Scrapping key stage two Sats would "do away with objective testing for the whole of the primary sector", according to the Campaign for Real Education....

Posted on 11/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Clifton teachers run for charity

Staff in teaching jobs from Clifton will take part in a running event to raise money for children overseas, a local news report has said. ...

Posted on 10/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Basic skills award for Leicester primary school

The work of staff in teaching jobs at a Leicester primary school has been rewarded, a local news report has said. ...

Posted on 07/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Government funding given to Sheffield schools to expand

Primary schools in Sheffield are set to share a pot of £13.8 million as part of an expansion drive to deal with the city's rising birth rate, a local news report has said....

Posted on 07/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Campaign urges school to sign up to dyslexia training for teachers

A new campaign has been launched urging schools to enrol on a training course in dyslexia for staff in teaching jobs....

Posted on 06/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Community group launched in north-west London school

Staff in teaching jobs, pupils and councillors in Kingsbury have created a new community group, a local news report has said....

Posted on 06/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Rural school judged 'outstanding'

A secondary rural school in south Cumbria is celebrating a glowing report by Ofsted, the learning watchdog....

Posted on 06/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teachers call for less change, study finds

Most staff in teaching jobs is calling for a cut in the number of initiatives coming from Whitehall, a new study has said....

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

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Primary school to benefit from new library

A community library is set be built at a primary school in Norton, a local news report has said....

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

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Less working hours could help stressed teachers, says NUT

Smaller classroom sizes and less working hours could help staff in teaching jobs tackle the stress of having to work in a "challenging" school, it has been claimed....

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

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Top award for Blackburn teacher

A maths faith school teacher has won the Teacher of the Year prize in the first ever Association of Muslim Schools UK awards, a local news report has said....

Posted on 04/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Plymouth schools recognised for GCSE achievements

Secondary teachers in Plymouth have been recognised for helping adding value to pupils' GCSE achievements, a news report has said....

Posted on 04/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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Merger plan approved for Harrogate primary schools

The amalgamation of two primary schools in Harrogate has been approved by local authorities, a news report has said....

Posted on 04/05/2010 - [Read More...]

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