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News Items From June 2012

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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Hartlepool teachers welcome pioneering new £7m school

Teachers at a Hartlepool primary school will today begin teaching in a state-of-the-art new facility following the official opening of the £7 million education centre ...

Posted on 29/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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Survey: Parents want dyslexia teacher training

A survey of parents with dyslexic children has revealed that nine in ten think teachers should be offered better support training...

Posted on 28/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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£10m school renovation inspires teachers and pupils alike

Following a multi-million pound renovation project, Cefn Hengoed in Swansea has been transformed into a state-of-the-art teaching complex...

Posted on 27/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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PE teachers play 'vital role' in developing athletes

Mo Farah's school PE teacher underlines the importance of coaching from an early age...

Posted on 26/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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Train teachers to tackle bullies, say Ofsted

Following a study of school bullying, education watchdog Ofsted has said teachers need more to be given more help tackling the problem...

Posted on 26/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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Raising standards in early years education

Following an extensive review of early years education by Professor Cathy Nutbrown, the government has been urged to invest in teacher training and qualifications to drive up standards...

Posted on 26/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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Outstanding teachers celebrated at Pearson Teaching Awards

Four Welsh teachers have been congratulated by education minister Leighton Andrews after being named winners in the 2012 Pearson Teaching Awards...

Posted on 25/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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Teach maths to age 18, MP says

An MP's report has said that teaching mathematics should be compulsory until the age of 18 to improve the quality of the UK's workforce...

Posted on 22/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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School twinning brings global outlook to UK classrooms

Teachers in the UK could soon be holding joint assemblies with a school in a developing country as part of a new linking scheme...

Posted on 21/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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Survey: Teachers worried by children's reading habits

A study of people in teaching jobs has revealed that many are concerned that children are not reading enough and prefer to spend time online...

Posted on 20/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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Russell Group: Scrap multiple A-level re-sits

With Ofqual about to announces its recommendations for A-level reform the Russell Group of leading UK universities has backed calls to make re-sits a once-only option...

Posted on 19/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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Teachers recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

A celebrated head teacher has been knighted and 14 others awarded CBEs and OBEs in the Queen's Birthday Honours...

Posted on 18/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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Truants skip 3.7m school days, DfE figures show

Overall absence figures are improving in England despite a total of 3.7 million school days being missed by truants last autumn...

Posted on 15/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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Teachers offered more cash to train in poorer schools

Graduate teachers who take up training posts in England's poorer schools are to be given as much as £5,000 more by the government...

Posted on 14/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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New education technologies needed in UK schools, study says

New research suggests that if schools in the UK do not adopt cutting-edge educational technologies there is a risk that pupils will miss out on the digital revolution...

Posted on 13/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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Music lessons help develop empathy in children

Research by Cambridge University has discovered that taking part in group music lessons can help develop children's sense of empathy ...

Posted on 13/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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National Curriculum reforms to 'restore rigour'

As the government publishes draft Programmes of Study as part of its National Curriculum reforms, Education secretary Michael Gove says the changes will "restore rigour" to English, science and maths lessons...

Posted on 12/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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Languages to be compulsory in primary schools

The coalition government's new curriculum is set to make teaching languages to all primary school pupils aged seven and up compulsory...

Posted on 11/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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Welsh schools get film club funding boost

Pupils across Wales will be able to enjoy the magic of cinema after the government committed to continue funding FILMCLUB Cymru with a £272,600 grant ...

Posted on 08/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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ICT teachers 'keen' for new curriculum changes

Education secretary Michael Gove is planning a major overhaul of the ICT curriculum and many teachers are excited about the potential changes...

Posted on 08/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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UK leads Europe in citizenship education

Citizenship lessons now take place in all EU countries, but the UK is one of only two countries that offers specialist teacher training in the subject...

Posted on 07/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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Welsh government launches qualifications consultation

A review into the future of qualifications in Wales has published its initial findings – teachers are now being asked to offer their opinions...

Posted on 06/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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Demand for modern languages teachers rising

Schools are seeing increased demand for modern foreign languages....

Posted on 01/06/2012 - [Read More...]

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