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From education to employment, so near and yet so far

Last week I hosted a panel debate at the AOC to discuss how to rebuild the bridge between education and...

Posted on: 28 November 2014

Adoption row council 'was biased'

A couple say a local authority set out to adopt their grandson despite the fact they wanted to care for him and his elder brother.

Posted on: 28 November 2014

CofE schools chief's terror law fear

Plans that require schools to help prevent pupils becoming radicalised place too much of a burden on education regulator Ofsted, the chief Church of England education officer says.

Posted on: 28 November 2014

Search for teachers 'may go abroad'

A continuing teacher recruitment shortage may prompt schools to look abroad for new teachers, experts say.

Posted on: 28 November 2014

School apologises over gay Bible row

A Belfast school has apologised after complaints were made about a worksheet on religious views on homosexuality.

Posted on: 27 November 2014

Teacher who banned banter leaves job

A teacher who banned the word banter in classes leaves his job after saying "speaking up" came with a "hefty cost".

Posted on: 27 November 2014

Inspections prompt RE review call

Ministers are urged to review religious education in England's primaries amid claims some faith schools are not teaching pupils about a broad range of faiths.

Posted on: 27 November 2014

Reflections from AoC 2014

If you were to ask me what I associate with the month of November, high up on the list would...

Posted on: 27 November 2014

Weak academies under 'close watch'

Schools minister David Laws says academies need better supervision and calls for an end to "open warfare" between politicians and teachers.

Posted on: 27 November 2014

Child sex abuse care place shortage

A report reveals councils are having to phone around England to find places to accommodate children at risk of sexual exploitation.

Posted on: 26 November 2014