Monthly Archives: April 2014

Do academies have an identity crisis?

Why do we need to keep explaining what academies are?
BBC News – Education & Family

Nigeria march over girls’ abductions

Women in Nigeria march to demand that more be done to secure the release of 230 schoolgirls abducted by militants two weeks ago.
BBC News – Education & Family

Boy charged with teacher’s murder

A 15-year-old boy is charged with the murder of a teacher who was stabbed at a school in Leeds.
BBC News – Education & Family

More time for stabbed teacher police

Police are given more time to question a 15-year-old boy about the fatal stabbing of a teacher attacked in front of her pupils.
BBC News – Education & Family

Google halts student Gmail scans

Google stops scanning millions of Gmail accounts linked to an education scheme after reports this might have breached a US privacy law.
BBC News – Education & Family

Erasmus exchanges get down to business

From fun in the sun… to workplace skills
BBC News – Education & Family

AUDIO: Blunkett calls for school changes

Labour’s David Blunkett proposes the introduction of local “Directors of School Standards” to monitor schools.
BBC News – Education & Family

Ann Maguire killing: Metal detectors are not the solution, claims head teacher

Pupils should not be required to pass through metal detectors before being allowed into lessons, the head of the school where a teacher was stabbed to death has said, as the debate over classroom safety intensified.









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Inside the Trojan Horse

Newsnight’s Chris Cook examines ‘Trojan Horse’ extremism claims
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VIDEO: PM: Teacher death ‘profoundly shocking’

David Cameron describes the stabbing to death of a 61-year-old female teacher in Leeds as ‘profoundly shocking’.
BBC News – Education & Family