It’s been a rollercoaster of couple of months in which the fragile nature of life has been brought to the fore. Listening to Andy Cope (@beingbrilliant) at the beginning of September, his thought provoking “from the moment we are born we have on aver..
A cynic might think that it suits the government to create confusion about pay increases, but whatever your view, it’s clear that this year’s changes have been complex. After years of fairly simple – if small – changes to pay, the soundbites surround..
Reading time: 3 minutes. Relevant programme: SSAT’s peer review programme
Colin Logan, SSAT senior education lead, explores the implications of the NAHT commission report on how the school accountability framework can be strengthened and improved
Janet and bloody John! When I was about 7, my primary school teacher told my parents that I would probably never learn to read. Apparently, the suspicion was that I might be mentally subnormal. My mother wasn't having any of that. Although she h..
Research shows children are five times more likely to eat salad when they have grown it themselves. Rawpixel.com/ShutterstockSurvey the shelves of most supermarkets and you’ll no doubt be confronted with row upon row of food designed to appeal to chi..
Almost three quarters of university students from London will be from ethnic minorities by the end of the next decade, say researchers.
The analysis, based on demographic changes and university entry rates, shows 27% of students from London will be w..
MSPs have defeated the Scottish government in a vote calling on ministers to “halt” national assessments for P1 pupils.
The assessments were introduced across Scotland last year, but some teachers and parents have criticised them.
Ministers insist th..
The grant will support some 41 projects across 16 local authorities and create an additional 2818 school and childcare places for Welsh medium learners. This is in addition to the Â£5 million for the Pantycelyn development announced earlier this year..
We’re currently recruiting for a new NI Advisory Group.
The advisory group will seek to represent the needs of children and young people within the early years and primary phases who have special and/or additional educational needs, by providing e..
The Scottish government is facing defeat over national assessments for P1 pupils, with opposition parties uniting to demand they be scrapped.
The assessments were introduced across Scotland last year, but some teachers and parents have criticised the..