Supporting your pupils on results day

Posted: Aug 15 2018

Collecting GCSE and A-level results can spark joy, anxiety and fear among pupils, but what role do teachers have to play in supporting them on results day?

Altered A-level pass marks to ensure pupils not disadvantaged

Posted: Aug 14 2018

Pupils taking the reformed A-levels can expect lower pass marks to ensure they are not disadvantaged, the head of exams regulator Ofqual has indicated.

Greater support for children with additional educational needs

Posted: Aug 10 2018

Nine projects across the UK will share £4 million as the government aims to help children in alternative provision to reach their full potential.

Technology firms vital to transforming teaching

Posted: Aug 08 2018

Education secretary Damian Hinds wants to technology firms to be at the forefront of plans to boost teaching and reduce workloads.

Nine schools to become modern foreign language hubs

Posted: Aug 07 2018

The Department for Education has revealed that £4.8 million will aid the creation of a national language centre of excellence and nine hub schools.

Sign language GCSE introduction under consideration

Posted: Aug 03 2018

The Department of Education has said it will consider the introduction of British sign language as a GCSE before 2022.

Government investment targets social mobility and early years education

Posted: Aug 02 2018

Education secretary Damian Hinds has unveiled a range of measures designed to boost social mobility and early years education in the UK.

Direct Instruction has hugely positive influence on learning outcomes

Posted: Jul 31 2018

Highly-structured teaching continues to have a positive impact in the classroom, according to a new analysis of hundreds of educational studies.

Curriculum Fund aims to cut time needed for lesson planning

Posted: Jul 27 2018

Schools Standards minister Nick Gibb has launched a multi-million pound fund to enable teachers to share high-quality lesson plans and other resources.

Using mini-boards can boost pupil progress

Posted: Jul 24 2018

Using mini-boards or chalk slates in lessons to check pupil’s understanding can enhance their progress by as much as two months, a new study has shown.