The country’s most militant teaching union is in talks with a more moderate rival with a view to creating a new “superunion” for the profession.
Snap inspections of schools to see if they are teaching “British Values” have created an atmosphere of suspicion and mistrust, a Muslim leader has warned.
An epidemic of self-harm is blighting the lives of students across the country, with schools unable to offer assistance due to a shortage of support services, teaching unions have warned.
The new ruling, designed to ensure the country becomes more maths literate, came into force this September, so Hollie and her classmates at Abingdon and Witney Further Education College in Oxfordshire are among the first in the country to face the new regime.
The Christian commandment to “love your neighbour” should be included in the “British values” taught to schoolchildren, the Church of England has suggested – warning against making them a narrow test of patriotism.
A City finance worker who took a £40,000 pay cut to pursue greater job satisfaction in the classroom has been named one of the best teachers in Britain.
Sir Chris Woodhead interview: Former head of Osted and scourge of the teaching profession on academies, Michael Gove and motor neurone disease – ‘For those who thought that I was finished – I’ve got news for you’
A wry smile forms on former Chief Schools Inspector Sir Chris Woodhead’s lips as he contemplates one of the lesser-known consequences of his illness.
Teachers have today chosen their favourite role model: Albus Dumbledore, the headmaster of Harry Potter’s school, Hogwarts, heads their all-time top 10 of teachers from the world of fiction.