- Heads worried tuition fee pledge for teachers to be droppedWill the promise of tuition fee relief for teachers be the next education policy to be scrapped?
- Leading universities rated 'bronze' under new ranking systemUniversities are now ranked bronze, silver or gold for their standard of undergraduate teaching.
- Number of families made homeless rises by 17%Official figures reveal the number of people made homeless in the past year is up a fifth on five years ago.
- Boys at Exeter academy wear skirts in uniform protestThey wanted to wear shorts, but were told that breached their school's uniform policy.
- Magna Academy seeks disciplinarian to lead 'behaviour correction unit'Director of Isolations and Detentions must show "tough love" in school's "behaviour correction unit".
- Queen's Speech: Grammar school expansion abandonedGrammar schools and scrapping free meals for infants disappear from the government's education plans.
- Heads worried tuition fee pledge for teachers to be dropped
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Monthly Archives: September 2012
One of the most common questions we get asked is about who comes to tuition, who our service is for. In reality every child really is different, we don’t pigeonhole them at all, but here are a few generalised categories … Continue reading
“We have the best generation of teachers and headteachers we have ever had.” For once I agree with Michael Gove. We do have some great teachers, my wife was one of the very best, one of the very first Advanced … Continue reading
“We have the best generation of teachers and headteachers we have ever had.”
When exam results improve it’s down to grade inflation, not the work of the best generation of teachers. What have these teachers doing that is so wonderful but doesn’t affect grades of their students?
“Critical to reform is ending an exam system that has narrowed the curriculum, forced idealistic professionals to teach to the test”
Michael Gove, Conservative Education Minister announcing the rationale for ending GCSE’s.
Perhaps our teachers just became successful at doing what the Conservative Education Minister who introduced GCSE’s wanted, getting students to know what they had to do to get a certain grade.
‘examination grades should have a clearer meaning and pupils and teachers need clearer goals. We accordingly need grade-related criteria which will specify the knowledge, understanding and skills expected for the award of particular grades.’
Keith Joseph, Conservative Education Secretary, announcing the introduction of GCSE’s replacing O Levels
The Government announced their plans to shake up the exam systems today. Here are the key announcements. GCSE’s in core subjects, English, Maths and Science, to be replaced by English Baccalaureate Certificate. These will begin in September 2015. First exams … Continue reading
A return to O Levels? There is a big announcement today of the replacement for the GCSE exams. Follow this blog this week as we try to explain the changes and the impact it will have on our students. Related … Continue reading
RETRO FOOD RECIPES : Casserole, Stew & Hotpot Recipes. Arrived back from mountain biking in Bedgebury Forestvwith the kids to find Sally had this website up on the following making a couple of the recipes for the freezer. Combine a … Continue reading
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