cuts of staff

As headteachers struggle to balance their books, according to a joint survey by heads´union the TES and the NAHT has revealed that 37 per cent of schools are expecting to see redundancies. Unfortunately four in ten schools are planning to reduce some of their staff over the next 12 months. Mr Hobby said the drop in the number of school […]

Fight off Alzheimers´s

You can learn a second language and fight off Alzheimers´s. I was recently quite impressed with the article from the Daily Express on Saturday the 19th of February of 2011 about the possibility to learn a second language and fight off Alzheimers´s. It has been claimed by experts that speaking two language-s wards off Alzheimer´s and at the same time […]

Flash Forward – school –

School News Friday 9th of April, 2010 A really interesting article from Yojana Sharma talking about the networking sites and some Web 2.0 technologies. Flash forward It’s 8pm on a Monday. Primary languages teacher Clare Seccombe logs on to her home computer to “attend” a Flashmeeting. More than a dozen teachers around the country are at the free video-conference, […]

The Times Educational Supplement

Schools News Friday 2nd of April 2, 2010 Tes Ofsted slates lack of professional training in non-core subjects Narrow focus does little to improve teachers’ expertise and schools are failing to recognise ‘value for money’ of CPD courses, watchdog says By William Stewart. Teachers ARE still not getting the training they need in individual subjects outside English and maths, Ofsted […]