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Funding for special education needs (SEND) students reaches crisis point, following the “severe cuts to health and social care provision,” general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT), Paul Whiteman, warns.   According to a survey led by NAHT, more than 90 per cent of respondents said that the shortage of resources, coupled… Read More

September 5, 2018

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London Teaching Pool Ltd (TLTP Education) has successfully been awarded accredited supplier status on the new Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Supply Teacher Framework. The framework has been designed to introduce consistent standards for safeguarding and employment checks for all supply staff.  This also means that schools will receive the best possible value for money and… Read More

September 5, 2018

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Working in the field of teaching often comes with a bad rep. From being underpaid to the pressure of classroom management, it’s fair to say that teaching is not an easy  job.   However, being a teacher can also leave you with an abundance of joy and happiness.   Whether it’s the positive impact you’ve… Read More

August 31, 2018

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So you have completed your PGCE and have enjoyed a well-rested summer break. Now that you’re about to step into the world of teaching, what could possibly go wrong?   What may, at first, seem like a smooth-sailing and exciting ride can easily turn into a daunting experience, but only if you allow it.  … Read More

August 23, 2018

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A children’s charity is calling for teachers to receive training on how to support pupils that have undergone childhood abuse.   An online survey conducted by YouGov on behalf of Barnardo’s Scotland, found that 54 per cent of the teachers that participated had not received any training on the impact of a child’s early traumatic… Read More

August 15, 2018

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Children stuck in hospital no longer have to miss out on school work, following the launch of an avatar robot that helps kids take part in class from their hospital bed.   In the midst of a robotic revolution, where Artificial Intelligence (AI) are gradually being integrated in various parts of society, it seems that… Read More

August 8, 2018

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It is a “scandal” that some children starting school still struggle to speak or read “simple words”, Education Secretary, Damian Hinds, shed some light on social mobility in his first speech.   Mr Hinds insists he does not plan to “lecture” parents on their parenting, but merely to offer advice on what can be done… Read More

August 1, 2018

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Schools in Redbridge face a teaching crisis as they struggle to retain staff, a representative confirmed.     In an interview with the Recorder, Kash Malik of Redbridge National Union of Teachers (NUT) said that the problem was worse in primary schools, and in “core subjects” at secondary schools.     He said that teaching… Read More

July 31, 2018

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A teaching strategy, which has been integrated in classrooms in the US since the 1960s, has proven to have a positive impact on children’s learning.   The teaching method was developed by the National Institute for Direct Instruction (NIFDI), and has been widely adopted in various aspects of literacy and numeracy delivered by US and… Read More

July 31, 2018

teacher pay rise 3.5%

School teachers in England and Wales will receive a 3.5 per cent pay rise from September, the government announced.   The announcement came after a group of school leaders and unions worked collectively to campaign against lack of school funding from the Department of Education (DFE).   Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of the… Read More

July 25, 2018