Education

Academics choose to not disrupt main assessments

Picture caption The NUT annual convention was held in Cardiff The Nationwide Union of Academics (NUT) has voted in opposition to balloting members on a boycott of main college assessments, often called Sats, in England. Delegates on the union’s convention rejected a decision to poll members over a protest in opposition to main college assessments for the educational yr 2017-18. In addition they agreed to not “assist and promote a

Lecturers choose to not disrupt major checks

Picture caption The NUT annual convention was held in Cardiff The Nationwide Union of Lecturers (NUT) has voted towards balloting members on a boycott of major college checks, referred to as Sats, in England. Delegates on the union’s convention rejected a decision to poll members over a protest towards major college checks for the educational 12 months 2017-18. In addition they agreed to not “help and promote a mum or

Feeling the squeeze

Picture caption The NUT convention is being held in Cardiff There is no such thing as a extra acquainted cry from a educating union convention than “Cease Training Cuts Now”. So typically has it been heard out of your typical tub-thumping delegate, that it has begun to sound a little bit like white noise. However this 12 months, as trainer delegates met in Manchester and Cardiff for his or her

New 9-1 GCSE grades ‘creating uncertainty for faculties’

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Reforms to the GCSE grading system in England has created “large uncertainty” for faculties, the NASUWT union says. The union says the brand new 9-1 GCSE grades will improve the strain on pupils and slender the vary of academic alternatives for younger individuals. The brand new grading system is being phased in from this summer time, beginning with maths and English, with grades 9-1 changing grades

Palace pitchers

Picture copyright Casey Gutteridge Picture caption Prince Andrew and Peter Jones backed younger entrepreneurs who geared up their faculty with laptops Younger entrepreneurs from a faculty in a deprived space of West Yorkshire have gotten the backing of Prince Andrew and Dragon’s Den star Peter Jones. Pupils from Westborough Excessive Faculty in Dewsbury have devised a enterprise which leases out low cost laptops for classmates with out computer systems at

Feeling the squeeze

Picture caption The NUT convention is being held in Cardiff There isn’t a extra acquainted cry from a educating union convention than “Cease Schooling Cuts Now”. So typically has it been heard out of your typical tub-thumping delegate, that it has begun to sound somewhat like white noise. However this 12 months, as instructor delegates met in Manchester and Cardiff for his or her annual conferences, one thing had modified.

New 9-1 GCSE grades ‘creating uncertainty for colleges’

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Reforms to the GCSE grading system in England has created “large uncertainty” for colleges, the NASUWT union says. The union says the brand new 9-1 GCSE grades will enhance the strain on pupils and slender the vary of instructional alternatives for younger folks. The brand new grading system is being phased in from this summer season, beginning with maths and English, with grades 9-1 changing grades

Palace pitchers

Picture copyright Casey Gutteridge Picture caption Prince Andrew and Peter Jones backed younger entrepreneurs who geared up their faculty with laptops Younger entrepreneurs from a faculty in a deprived space of West Yorkshire have gotten the backing of Prince Andrew and Dragon’s Den star Peter Jones. Pupils from Westborough Excessive College in Dewsbury have devised a enterprise which leases out low-cost laptops for classmates with out computer systems at house.

Feeling the squeeze

Picture caption The NUT convention is being held in Cardiff There isn’t a extra acquainted cry from a educating union convention than “Cease Training Cuts Now”. So typically has it been heard out of your typical tub-thumping delegate, that it has begun to sound a bit of like white noise. However this 12 months, as trainer delegates met in Manchester and Cardiff for his or her annual conferences, one thing

New 9-1 GCSE grades ‘creating uncertainty for faculties’

Picture copyright Getty Photos Reforms to the GCSE grading system in England has created “enormous uncertainty” for faculties, the NASUWT union says. The union says the brand new 9-1 GCSE grades will improve the stress on pupils and slender the vary of academic alternatives for younger individuals. The brand new grading system is being phased in from this summer season, beginning with maths and English, with grades 9-1 changing grades