Hundreds set to start the year in new free schools

The Independent - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 00:00

It is perhaps the legacy of Michael Gove, the former secretary of state for education, to the schooling system – Mark Two.








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Ofsted will mark down schools that refuse to teach all pupils five 'core' GCSEs, Tories pledge

Telegraph - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 21:50
State schools will be urged to enrol all pupils for GCSEs in English, maths, science, a language and history or geography






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Ofsted will mark down schools that refuse to teach all pupils five 'core' GCSEs, Tories pledge

Telegraph - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 21:50
State schools will be urged to enrol all pupils for GCSEs in English, maths, science, a language and history or geography






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Five items every female teacher should have in their wardrobe this term

The Guardian Unlimited - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 09:00

The new year is the perfect time to look again at your wardrobe. Here are five items to add to your classroom classics
New term, new look ... five menswear items for male teachers
How stylish are these teachers? quiz

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The hardest job for graduates? Finding a job

The Guardian Unlimited - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 07:00
In the final part of our series, we look at the problem graduates face when they try to find paid work

Students who say no to £50,000 of debt
How to survive the first year at university Continue reading...






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Secret Teacher: we all have our dark days, but dont forget youre making a difference

The Guardian Unlimited - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 07:00

Its easy to feel disillusioned as a teacher. For those dreading a new term, try and remember the pupils who need you
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Schools to learn British history from Stone Age to web

Telegraph - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 06:00
Pupils will follow a detailed chronology from the late Neolithic period to the modern day






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Private school GCSE table: pupils opting for alternative exams

Telegraph - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 06:00
The Telegraph's private school GCSE league table shows how rising numbers of 16-year-olds at fee-paying institutions are favouring the alternative International GCSE






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GCSE results 2014: Independent schools table

Telegraph - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 06:00
The Telegraph's searchable independent school GCSE results table 2014 shows the percentage of students obtaining A*/A at independent schools across the country






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University reforms are no laughing matter students need our support

The Guardian Unlimited - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 00:01

Australian government displays a shockingly dismissive attitude towards students concerns, says our anonymous academic

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A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'

The Independent - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 00:00

It's hard to be a good teacher. It means planning weeks' worth of lessons in detail. It means covering the needs of every student, whether they're dyslexic, or don't speak English as their first language, or are high achievers and so on.








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Let me ask you this: 'Why do teachers teach?'

The Independent - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 00:00

What I like the most about teaching, is to teach what I think I should have learnt during my school years but no one taught me.








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First Yorkshire, now London: Channel 4's 'Educating...' series is moving to the East End

The Independent - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 00:00

At the end of morning break inside Frederick Bremer School, a scene is unfolding that will definitely not make the cut of Educating the East End. Jenny Smith, the very hands-on head teacher, is standing near the main entrance, talking to me, a photographer, the series’ director and someone from Channel 4. Like a police chief on a drugs bust, she juggles the tools and spoils of her trade: a cup of tomato soup and a pair of size 10 Nike trainers.








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Independent schools increasingly move towards the more traditional 'international' GCSE

The Independent - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 00:00

Four out of five independent schools ditched GCSEs in at least one subject area in favour of the more traditional international version of the exam, according to figures released today.








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Primary school may have to serve pub sandwiches to meet free meals pledge

The Guardian Unlimited - Fri, 29/08/2014 - 18:33
Headteacher at St Stephen's in Bath says haste in implementing Nick Clegg's flagship policy means new kitchen is not ready Continue reading...






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University feud raised with minister

BBC - Fri, 29/08/2014 - 16:23
A bitter feud which has rocked the Plymouth University boardroom will be raised with the government, an MP confirms.
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