Teachers are facing an increasing barrage of “vile” sexual abuse, unfair allegations of incompetence and videos of themselves taken without their consent being posted online by their pupils, according to a report seen by The Independent.
The Chief Inspector of Schools, Sir Michael Wilshaw, is to take personal charge of the investigation into claims that Muslim hardliners have taken over a number of schools in Birmingham and begun segregating boys and girls in class.
The Higher Education Academy (HEA) is pleased to announce the publication of two new reports focusing on the quality of learning and teaching in transnational education (TNE); one focusing on the student perspective (commissioned from the National Union of Students (NUS)) and the other focusing on the perspective of UK staff leading or delivering TNE, led by the HEA.
The HEA’s research seminar/webinar series continued on 8 April, when Dr Michael Tomlinson, University of Southampton, spoke about the impact of policy changes on student approaches and attitudes to learning in higher education (HE). The seminar coincided with the launch of a research report funded by the HEA.
Students have a mixed level of identification with the notion of themselves as ‘consumers’, and they continue to value excellent teaching, research published today into the impact of policy changes on student attitudes and approaches to learning in higher education shows.