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By: Admin on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 15:22
Issues: Bullying

Last week was anti-bullying week (16-20 November 2015) and we were being asked to ‘make a NO!SE about bullying’. Quite right too!

By: Emma Kell on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 13:56
Issues: Exams

I remember vividly a wordless, interminable car journey through France about twenty years ago with my tense-jawed parents and restless brother. At the end of it waited a little brown envelope containing his A level results.

By: Admin on Monday, August 3, 2015 - 15:04
Issues: Workload

Teachers should not be expected to answer emails or spend hours marking schoolwork after 5 pm according to the Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan.

By: Ian Durrant on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 11:59

Ian Durrant from Canterbury Christ Church University is looking for schools to participate in a new research study.

By: Kevin Armstrong on Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 17:46

A brief analysis of the possible impact over the next 30 years of the latest Budget.

By: Matthew Snape on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 06:00

Life was hard having an unknown learning difficulty. It left open a series of unsolved mysteries throughout my life that were only just solved last year when I had my dyspraxia diagnosis. 

By: Julian Stanley on Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 09:00

With so many disturbing statistics like 1 in 4 teachers will quit the profession within their first 5 years of teaching, or the number of politicians referring to the high number of failing and coasting schools, you might be forgiven for questioning your decision to become a teacher.

By: Julian Stanley on Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 09:00

Julian Stanley explains what support the charity provides for teachers with money worries

By: Admin on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 14:44
Issues: Debt

If you want to become a teacher, the likelihood is that to get there, you will need to go to university.

By: Julian Stanley on Friday, June 12, 2015 - 12:27
Issues: Violence

The shocking events that have taken place in Bradford over the last 24 hours are saddening and must be extremely worrying for the family, friends, colleagues and students of the teacher involved.