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Corporate Vision Unveils the 2016 Recruitment Awards Winners Corporate Vision Magazine are delighted to announce London Teaching Pool Ltd (TLTP) have won the 2016 Recruitment awards for: Best Education Recruitment Consultants – UK and Award for Excellence in Candidate Security Checks – UK   Recruitment agencies are playing an increasingly prominent role in the hiring… Read More

August 26, 2016

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Following a series of high-profile financial abuses uncovered by whistle-blowers, council leaders are calling for local authorities to oversee academy budgets.   The demand comes after two scandals were uncovered; Kings Science Academy in Bradford where two members were convicted of fraud for transferring £150,000 of government grants into their own bank accounts and the… Read More

August 26, 2016

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              Working together as the NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership     August 2016 London Teaching Pool Ltd T/A TLTP Medical awarded a place on NHS National Clinical Staffing Framework   London Teaching Pool Ltd has been awarded a place on the new National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS…. Read More

August 25, 2016

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Brandy Young, a primary school teacher in Texas has banned homework for her pupils and instead asked to spend more time at home with their families. In a letter distributed during a parent-teacher night in she explained her decision to do away with homework for the school year.   “After much research this summer, I… Read More

August 24, 2016

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It’s official, David Hoare has resigned from his position as the chair of Ofsted, the Department of Education has confirmed.   Following his recent description of the Isle of Wight as a “white ghetto” that suffered from “inbreeding, Mr Hoare has been under intense pressure to step down from his role at the inspectorate. It… Read More

August 23, 2016

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The seventh series of the Great British Bake Off returns to our screens next Wednesday 24th August, amongst the 12 contestants are a  Teaching Assistant, Teacher and a former Head Teacher all hoping to be the next Nadiya Hussain. The amateur bakers will be put to the test to see if they can take the… Read More

August 18, 2016

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Kate Curtis the head of Wheatley Park School, is astonished with her former student Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to increase the number of grammar schools reports TES. Final plans are expected to be announced in October however early reports indicate 20 new grammar schools will open with a focus on middle-income families. The plans… Read More

August 16, 2016

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The debate over new grammar schools takes yet another spin. An exclusive report by TES reveals plans being developed by the government to allow the creation of more grammar schools will not amount to a nationwide system of selective education. The proposals are expected to be modest in scale, with a strict focus on providing… Read More

August 15, 2016

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Too many pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are not getting the support they need according to a survey of education staff. 2 years ago the new SEND Code of Practice was introduced, which stops children with less complex needs, like dyslexia or dyspraxia, from automatically receiving support. The Association of Teachers and… Read More

August 12, 2016

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Research by the University of Cambridge suggests children who have a positive relationship with a primary school teacher go on to be much calmer as teenagers. The results found that students with a more positive relationship with their teacher displayed towards peers, on average, 18% more pro-social behaviour (and 10% more up to two years… Read More

August 11, 2016