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jeremy corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn Hits Back At Conservative Education Claims

Jeremy Corbyn has made the astonishing claim that teachers are having to buy “uniforms and even mattresses” for students whose parents can’t afford them. The controversial Labour leader made the claim to activists during a speech earlier this week. He went on to say it made him “angry” that schools are having to close early on Fridays, and he had heard from teachers that students are struggling to concentrate because they are so hungry. Read on to get more details!

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Should Parents Be Funding Teacher Wellbeing?

The new Ofsted framework is being blamed for putting extra pressure on schools to focus on funding teacher wellbeing. Cash-strapped schools are appealing to parents to fund treats for staff. Read on to find out the details!

school funding crisis

School Funding Crisis: 80% Of Schools Will Be Worse Off Next Year

Despite the Conservatives’ best efforts, the school funding crisis doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. The current spending plans will see four out of five schools worse off next year than they were in 2015. Read on to find out more about this growing problem!

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School Funding: Schools Hit By 17% Increase In Exam Costs

At this point, you’re all very much aware of how big of an issue the school funding crisis is. Well, now things seem to be getting even worse. Ofqual’s first-ever exam price guide has revealed that exam costs have increased 17 per cent over the last three years. Read on to find out about the impact this increase is having.

ed-tech

Ed-Tech: Maths Startup Raises €22 Million

We love ed-tech. We’ve covered previously some of the best uses of ed-tech for the classroom. Now, however, there could be another to add to the list. Sparx, an Exeter-based ed-tech startup has been granted an investment from Oxygen House. The ethical and impact-focused group of companies will invest €22 million in Sparx. Read on to find out more about Sparx’s innovative classroom tool!