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News Items From June 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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New facilities will benefit education jobs

A contract has been signed under the Building Schools for the Future scheme which will see new facilities for those in teaching jobs in the north-west....

Posted on 30/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Specialist teaching jobs on offer at new centre

A specialist school in Wales will offer those in teaching jobs the chance to work with children who cannot be integrated into the traditional schools system....

Posted on 30/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Free School funds 'will not be taken from school meals scheme'

Funding for the coalition government's new academies scheme will come from low-priority IT projects and not from school nutrition drives, the education secretary has told parliament....

Posted on 28/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Competitive school sports 'set to return in schools'

The government is planning to use the Olympic Games as a spur to increase the number of competitive sports competitions in schools, a report has said....

Posted on 28/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Those in teaching jobs will see pay deal 'honoured in full'

A teaching jobs pay deal recommended by a review body and implemented by the Labour government is to be honoured by the new coalition government despite cuts to other areas of public sector pay....

Posted on 23/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Welsh teaching jobs to move to 'super-school'

A new £60 million super-school is to open in Wales if the local council passes the proposals at a final meeting, meaning six local institutions could be relocated to the centre....

Posted on 23/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Etiquette classes 'to be run by those in teaching jobs'

Etiquette classes will be conducted by those in teaching jobs at a college in Wales, meaning pupils will get advice on holding cutlery, writing thank you letters and behaving on the sporting field....

Posted on 22/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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University tuition fee rises could reduce numbers seeking teaching jobs

The number of newly qualified teachers competing for jobs in the future could be reduced if university fees are increased, as applications to higher education could be cut in half....

Posted on 21/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Plagiarism detection 'made easier for those in teaching jobs'

Detecting plagiarism in schools is the focus of a conference taking place at Northumbria University this week, with more and more schools now turning to computer software to identify copy and paste cheats....

Posted on 21/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Councillor backs Free Schools system

Education secretary Michael Gove's plans for a Free Schools system in England have received a mixed response across the country, with applications highest in London and the south-east....

Posted on 21/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Parents to have more input on education jobs with Free Schools

From today, charities, parents and those in education jobs can all apply to set up new places of learning under new government plans based on the US system of charter schools.

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Posted on 18/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Ofsted report praises those in education jobs in deprived areas

The latest report by schools inspector Ofsted has praised the work of those in education jobs in deprived areas, where the number of schools classed as outstanding matched the national average....

Posted on 17/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Gove reassures those in teaching jobs about equal opportunities and access

Education secretary Michael Gove has told the National Council's annual meeting that any school switching to academy status will still be bound by admission rules and equal access will be protected....

Posted on 17/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Training facility 'could provide 200 teaching jobs'

A disused Lincolnshire school building is to be turned into a teacher training facility, with the creation of 45 full-time and 150 part-time jobs, provided planning permission can be gained....

Posted on 16/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Vetting and Barring Scheme Registration Halted

A press release from the Home Office

Registration with the Vetting and Barring Scheme (VBS) has been halted to allow the government to remodel the scheme back ...

Posted on 15/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teachers set to be given more powers to stop bullying

Education secretary Michael Gove has promised to give more powers to help deal with the problem of bullying in schools and help those in teaching jobs to maintain order....

Posted on 14/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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History curriculum 'could change to encourage Britishness'

The government is considering implementing changes to the history curriculum in order to promote a sense of British identity among school children of all ethnic backgrounds....

Posted on 14/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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OCR defends revised English curriculum

The OCR has defended changes that could see modern celebrities being studied for English GCSEs....

Posted on 11/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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IGCSEs are 'wonderful qualifications'

The IGCSE has been praised by a leading examiner....

Posted on 11/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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GTCE ‘should not be scrapped’

A newspaper has criticised the decision to axe the General Teaching Council for England. ...

Posted on 10/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teachers benefit from skills development programme

People with teaching jobs are reportedly benefiting from a skills development scheme....

Posted on 10/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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LGA calls for less school bureaucracy

Schools should be less centralised, according to a local government body....

Posted on 09/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teachers 'accept that international GCSEs help pupils prepare for college'

International GCSEs offer better preparation for students to take A-levels, an expert has said....

Posted on 09/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Politicians stress need to build new schools

An appeal is being made to uphold a funding pledge for new schools in Darlington....

Posted on 09/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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GTCE abolition gets mixed response from teachers

Unions representing people in teaching jobs in the UK have responded to the news that the General Teaching Council for England is to be abolished....

Posted on 07/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Gaining academy status 'will not magically transform schools'

Schools have been advised by a union that gaining academy status will not lead to an instant improvement in their performance....

Posted on 07/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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GTC 'to be scrapped'

The General Teaching Council for England is to be scrapped, schools secretary Michael Gove has confirmed....

Posted on 02/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teachers 'wary' over academy offer

Head teachers remain wary of education secretary Michael Gove's offer to turn schools into academies, reports suggest....

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

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One-to-one tuition 'will be funded'

Funding for one-to-one tuition will still be given by the new government, schools minister Nick Gibb has stated....

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

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