Education News Round-Up May 11th

Sats test paper ‘leaked by rogue marker’ A “rogue marker” leaked a test the day before it was taken on Tuesday by children aged 10 and 11 in England, the Department for Education has said. Read more Pupils’ exam stress is rising dramatically, new figures show The number of pupils worrying about exam results has […]

Education News Round-Up March 30th

Teachers’ union calls for ballot on primary test boycott Teachers have voted to ballot for a boycott of all primary school tests, after claims that children in England are the “most tested in Europe”. Read more Toddlers ‘need early years teachers in nurseries’ Every nursery in England should have a qualified early years teacher to […]

Education News Round-Up March 9th

Teachers’ dismay at delay in approving new exam courses Teachers have expressed dismay that fewer than half the specifications for new GCSEs and A-levels to be taught in England from September are ready. Read more Morgan tackles ‘unfair’ school funding Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is pushing ahead with a “national funding formula” for schools, to […]

Education News Round-Up February 2nd

Schools sharing staff to cover lessons, heads say Head teachers in England are having to share staff with other schools as they try to find “stop-gap solutions” to fill vacancies. Read more Not enough proof £2.7bn childcare spend is raising school standards, report says More research needs to be done into how the £2.7 billion […]