Articles in 'schools'

  • A Bible in Every Classroom
    29th May 2012

    A controversial new scheme aims to put a Bible in every English school, but not everybody is equally excited by the idea…

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    UK Schools in ‘Anti-Gay Marriage’ Scandal
    02nd May 2012

    A row has erupted over claims that a letter sent to over 300 Catholic state schools urged against gay marriage and may have led to some students being encouraged to sign an online petition.

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    UK Teacher Numbers Drop by 10,000 in a Year
    25th April 2012

    A shocking new statistic reveals that the number of teachers in England’s state schools plummeted by 10,000 within a single year. We look into the reasons why.

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    Are Bullies Spoiling School Sport?
    17th April 2012

    A startling new survey shows that over 50% of children have experienced taunting and threats on the school sports field, raising concerns about bullying and bad sportsmanship.

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    Should We Teach RE in Schools?
    11th April 2012

    Should we teach RE in schools? A recent comment by the Archbishop of Canterbury has sparked a debate on the inclusion of religious education on the National Curriculum.

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    Are Parents to Blame for Unruly Children?
    01st April 2012

    A new survey by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers showed this week that classroom behaviour has deteriorated rapidly over the past five years. We ask whether parents or schools are to blame...

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    UK to Revamp Education Technology and Computing in Schools
    11th January 2012

    Education Secretary Michael Gove has announced plans to completely revamp Britain’s outdated and behind-the-times IT teaching, with a new curriculum coming into force as early as this Septemb...

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    School English Language Support Threatened
    30th December 2011

    In a further blow to UK schools, the government is considering cutting the amount of English language support available to pupils who speak English as a second language…

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    UK Education Damaged by Cuts
    28th December 2011

    New research undertaken by the Guardian newspaper reveals disturbing evidence that the drastic education cuts are already having a marked effect on UK schools.