Category: Teaching and Learning

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Headteachers Roundtable: 4 Key Proposals For The Election

Last week, the Headteachers Roundtable published their 2019 Election Manifesto. This time around, the focus is on securing much-needed funding, developing amazing teachers and protecting vulnerable children. The entire manifesto is available here if you’d like to read the whole thing. Otherwise keep reading below to see four key proposals!

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Next Government Must Reduce Class Sizes Say Teachers

The next UK government must make reducing class sizes a top priority according to a third of teachers. A new report has revealed that nine in ten areas have seen an increase in class size. The latest study by the NEU shows that 89 per cent of constituencies have seen an increase since 2010. Keep reading to get all the details on what needs to happen next.


Ofqual Will Make Top Grades In French & German More Achievable

Ofqual will make it easier for GCSE students to achieve top grades in French & German as of this summer. This comes amidst fears that “severe” grading is making students less likely to take the subjects. Read on to get all the information on the new grading system!

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British Sign Language GCSE: Department for Education Want It ASAP

At long last, it seems like we’re edging close to a British Sign Language GCSE. Ministers are pushing forward with the plans, and have promised to consult on draft content next year! Read on to get all the latest details!

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Teacher Goodwill Disappearing Due To Performance Pay

Quitting after-school clubs, or leaving the profession altogether are just two of the side effects of performance-related pay according to some teachers. After being denied progression due to factors outside of their control, teachers have had enough and teacher goodwill is disappearing. Keep reading to get all the details!