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Teachers consider boycott over testing of four-year-olds

Dom, 20/04/2014 - 18:48
National Union of Teachers conference debates motion criticising plan for 'baseline assessment' of literacy and numeracy Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Teachers complain about behaviour of Ofsted inspectors investigating 'plot'

Dom, 20/04/2014 - 17:33
NUT's Birmingham executive says teachers were asked if they were homophobic and were told schools would be downgraded Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

My parents didn't care about school, but my teachers inspired me to achieve

Dom, 20/04/2014 - 07:00
'If you don't support students who have difficult home lives, you lose them.' Teacher Alicia McKeown discusses how her own education informed her teaching career Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

CCTV in classrooms turning teachers into lab rats, union warns

Dom, 20/04/2014 - 00:01
Some 55% of teachers in CCTV classrooms say they're viewed by heads, while 41% say they're used to judge performance Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Teachers vote on strike action at NUT conference as anger erupts

Sáb, 19/04/2014 - 19:33
Education union's conference sees some members call for a more aggressive stance, against wishes of executive Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Should academics lose out financially for taking maternity leave?

Sáb, 19/04/2014 - 10:48
The risks of taking maternity leave as an early career academic are never made clear. One postdoc shares her story Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Tim Dowling: no smoke without fire

Sáb, 19/04/2014 - 08:00
A rotating cast of the eldest's new university mates and old school friends have colonised our kitchen. For a fortnight Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Secret Teacher: if you want teachers to be happy in the job, show them respect

Sáb, 19/04/2014 - 07:00
Valuing and supporting students is a fundamental part of teaching. So why don't we show the same concern for our colleagues? asks Secret Teacher
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Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Shadow education secretary warns against religious extremism in schools

Sáb, 19/04/2014 - 00:14
Tristram Hunt's remarks to NASUWT conference follow claims of plot to take over schools and run them on strict Islamic principles Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Teachers to vote on strike motion

Sáb, 19/04/2014 - 00:05
Unions consider industrial action as poll shows almost half of parents agree with their concerns over education policy Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Cambridge, where town and gown has become a science/classics divide

Ven, 18/04/2014 - 20:17
Mary Beard complained in the Cambridge News that town and gown division has grown. Maybe it has just changed? Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

National Union of Teachers conference votes on new strikes for June

Ven, 18/04/2014 - 14:58
NUT says it will go it alone with fresh industrial action over pay and conditions if talks with Department for Education fail Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

How to support a student with an eating disorder

Ven, 18/04/2014 - 14:42
It's normal to worry that your student child isn't eating properly at university. But if they do have an eating disorder, what should you do? Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

What to cook with leftover lamb

Ven, 18/04/2014 - 12:29
Using up any leftovers from Easter or last week's roast lamb couldn't be easier. Try whizzing it up for a shepherd's pie, in a pilaf, or, for showing off a bit, the moussaka recipe below Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Ten things I wish I'd known before starting my dissertation

Ven, 18/04/2014 - 09:56
Are you putting the final touches to a dissertation? Let's pass on some tips to those who'll be doing them next year Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

How can government justify cuts when there's money for a £45m free school?

Ven, 18/04/2014 - 09:00
Principal Eddie Playfair attacks the government's decision to open a £45m free school sixth-form when successful colleges in the same area are suffering funding reductions Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Teacher stress, bullying in schools and academies' reputation

Ven, 18/04/2014 - 07:00
Research suggests the public think teaching is more stressful than other jobs and parents using nurseries to secure primary school places all in this week's round up Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

Class war in English villages as lack of primary school places hits families

Xov, 17/04/2014 - 20:45
Even in a village with three primaries, some children may have to travel miles to other schools when they start in September Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

School exam timetables should avoid clashes with Ramadan, teachers say

Xov, 17/04/2014 - 10:30
Teachers fear that Muslim students' grades will suffer if they have to sit GCSE and A-level exams while they are fasting Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade

The Antarctic tour guide: my career in languages

Xov, 17/04/2014 - 10:12
Multilinguist Nikki Rickett leads groups around Antarctica, a job she wouldn't be able to do without her background in languages Continue reading...
Categorías: Educación, Universidade