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Education News Round-Up November 12th

North-south divide mapped in GCSE results This year’s GCSE results in England show few signs of a north-south divide getting any narrower. Read more Schools should teach interview techniques, say business leaders Schools should offer lessons on recruitment and interview techniques in a bid to help students to prepare for the world of work, according […]

Education News Round-Up November 3rd

Morgan: Tougher tests and top teachers in weak schools Primary school pupils in England could face formal tests at the age of seven – and a pool of “elite teachers” will be recruited to work in struggling schools in coastal towns. Read more Bursary cuts ‘risk primary teacher numbers’ Bursaries for trainee primary teachers in […]

Education News Round-Up October 12th

New wave of super-size secondary schools planned Councils across England are planning a new wave of “super-size” secondary schools of between 12 and 16 form groups for each year, a report says. Read more High migrant numbers have ‘no impact’ on English students, study shows A large number of migrant children in a school can […]

Education News Round-Up October 5th

More than 50% of teachers in England ‘plan to quit in next two years’ More than half of teachers in England (53%) are thinking of quitting in the next two years, a survey has suggested. Read more Sir Richard Branson: Give young people a gap year at 16 Young people should be given a gap […]

Education News Round-Up September 28nd

Compulsory academic GCSEs ‘a problem’ for some, says Ofsted chief A key government policy to force all pupils to sit GCSEs in core academic subjects could be difficult for some students, the head of Ofsted has said. Read more ‘Schools minister: Focus on phonics is working Thousands of children are now on track to become […]