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Marking boycott: should postgrads who teach side with students or staff?

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 16:28
Graduate teaching assistants have divided loyalties we support call for better pay but worry about impact on students Continue reading...






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What can be done to protect teachers from cyberbullying? open thread

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 15:52
New research shows that 21% of teachers have received abuse online. What support do teachers need to cope with this? Share you views, stories and advice with us Continue reading...






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Students: would you support a marking boycott?

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 12:21
While lecturers consider a new pay offer and ponder whether to go ahead with their threatened marking boycott, we ask: where do students stand?

Vote in our poll and share your view Continue reading...






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Mythbusters: help us find the truth about North Korea

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 08:00

Little is known about the Pyongyang regime and speculation often fills the void. Help us separate fact from fiction by submitting myths to be debunked or questions to be answered

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Are universities breaking consumer protection laws?

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 07:35
Institutions making last-minute changes to courses have prompted an inquiry by the competition authorities Continue reading...






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What is the legacy of the Education Act, 70 years on?

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 07:25
Rab Butler's 1944 reforms gave teachers autonomy but schools' freedom today comes with strings attached Continue reading...






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Early years learning - the fights we do not need

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 07:15
As the teaching unions join the polarised debate over the best way of educating the under-fives, there is middle ground, says Estelle Morris Continue reading...






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Regional schools commissioners leaked report on academy 'advocates'

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 07:05
Document marked 'official-sensitive' reveals powers of new posts; more on the saga at Bath's Oldfield school; and an interesting story on Tribal's website Continue reading...






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How can we keep teachers teaching?

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 07:00
Sponsored feature: Is more collaboration between schools, structured professional development and an increased emphasis on coaching the answer to keeping teachers in the profession? Continue reading...






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How can Ofsted win over teachers?

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 06:54
Ofsted is 'no longer just disliked, but disdained', according to last week's teacher conferences. What changes could it make to regain teachers' confidence? Continue reading...






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Education trust accused of Islamist 'Trojan Horse plot' receives hate mail

Mon, 21/04/2014 - 20:08
Birmingham trust at centre of Daily Telegraph allegations say intense media scrutiny could lead to unfair Ofsted inspections Continue reading...






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Sorry students, I lied to you. University is about desperation, not aspiration

Mon, 21/04/2014 - 18:45
The graduate premium is going down as tuition fees and debt go up: but for today's students that's just the tip of the iceberg Continue reading...






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Tales of the unexpected

Mon, 21/04/2014 - 18:00
Controversial classification Continue reading...






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Teachers may boycott tests for four-year-olds

Mon, 21/04/2014 - 17:54
National Union of Teachers conference backs moves to oppose baseline assessment saying it will put pressure on pupils Continue reading...






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How to teach dinosaurs

Mon, 21/04/2014 - 13:00
Dinosaurs provide an endless source of natural fascination for students. If you want to bring Jurassic Park into your classroom, here's a selection of lesson resources and ideas Continue reading...






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Teachers' union votes to strike in June

Mon, 21/04/2014 - 10:43
More walkouts possible as National Union of Teachers' annual conference backs open-ended motion on industrial action Continue reading...






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Five secrets to revising that can improve your grades

Mon, 21/04/2014 - 10:00
An expert on revision gives his top five tips on how to revise for exam success Continue reading...






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One in five teachers abused online by parents and pupils, survey says

Mon, 21/04/2014 - 06:00
Many teachers do not report abuse due to management failure in dealing with previous incidents, NASUWT study finds Continue reading...






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Joint strikes by major teaching unions unlikely

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 20:08
NUT and NASUWT take different stances on industrial action at their respective annual conferences Continue reading...






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