It has become an unwritten law of teaching that when reading aloud to students, the teacher must ensure students are reading along in their own copy of the text. This is, I contend, a bad idea. To understand why we need to consider working memory in ..
The banks and financial regulators should do more to tackle the vicious cycle of debt and overcharging, says a Lords committee.
The Financial Exclusion Committee says banks are failing the customers who need them the most, leaving the poorest to rely..
Higher education unions have submitted a joint pay claim for 2017-18 to the national employers’ organisation, the Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA).
The claim has been submitted by UNISON, UCU, Unite, GMB and EiS. This year’s jo..
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New figures released today by UCAS show a worrying decline in both the number of people applying to become teachers and those accepted onto teacher training programmes. Russell Hobby, general secretary of school leaders’ union NA..
There are fears it could get even tougher to recruit teachers after a drop in the number of trainees on courses in England and Wales.
The latest figures show a 6.9% drop in acceptances on to teacher training courses for this year.
'Fun … but not for me.' Pexels.STEM subjects, which include science, technology, engineering and mathematics, are often heralded as key study areas for children at further and higher education level – and beyond.
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UK families will soon see bills cut as date announced for the launch of Tax-Free Childcare From: Department for Education, Department for Work and Pensions, HM Treasury, and HM Revenue & Customs Part of: Support for families and Pers..
Following the sad passing of Martin McGuiness, former Education Minister, INTO has, as a mark of respect and in recognition of his contribution to Education, decided to defer the half day strike and accompanying protest at Parliament Buildings planne..
Head teachers representing some 3,000 schools in England have written to their local MPs and ministers calling for a rethink on school finance plans.
They say a new national funding formula, which should give underfunded schools more cash, ignores i..