Still more questions than answers on school funding

Still more questions than answers on school funding

The funding announcement is below the £2 billion a year extra schools need to address real terms cuts

This week (17 July 2017) the government has announced its latest thinking on school funding.

18 July 2017/Number of views (1758)/Comments (0)/
Register for MND Association’s Silence Speaks event in October

Register for MND Association’s Silence Speaks event in October

Schools can request the MND Association’s Teacher and Youth Leader pack

Schools can request the MND Association’s Teacher and Youth Leader pack

14 July 2017/Number of views (5)/Comments (0)/
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Research round-up 10th July

Research round-up 10th July

This fortnight's research covers Secondary TAs, social media and mental health and Stonewall's 2017 report

The latest educational research reports from the education sector.

10 July 2017/Number of views (1737)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
KS2 scaled score conversion tables

KS2 scaled score conversion tables

The STA has published KS2 scaled score conversion tables for 2016 and 2017

The STA has published KS2 scaled score conversion tables for 2016 and 2017

04 July 2017/Number of views (1586)/Comments (0)/
JUAC Asbestos in Schools Conference

JUAC Asbestos in Schools Conference

A JUAC conference is taking place on 4 July 2017 to raise awareness and call for urgent action on asbestos in schools

A JUAC conference is taking place on 4 July 2017 to raise awareness and call for urgent action on asbestos in schools

03 July 2017/Number of views (1417)/Comments (0)/
DfE releases statistics on the number of schools and pupils in England

DfE releases statistics on the number of schools and pupils in England

The Department for Education has published (29 June 2017) official statistics collected in the January 2017 school census, including information on the number of schools and pupils

The Department for Education has published (29 June 2017) official statistics collected in the January 2017 school census, including information on the number of schools and pupils 

03 July 2017/Number of views (1117)/Comments (0)/
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Funding for UK-German Activities

Funding for UK-German Activities

Financial support available for UK-German projects

Financial support available for UK-German projects

30 June 2017/Number of views (1174)/Comments (0)/
Sutton Trust report shows no single school structure is perfect, says NAHT

Sutton Trust report shows no single school structure is perfect, says NAHT

NAHT and NAHT Edge believe that schools entering a multi academy trust (MAT) must have the right to leave if the relationship is not working

NAHT and NAHT Edge believe that schools entering a multi academy trust (MAT) must have the right to leave if the relationship is not working.

30 June 2017/Number of views (1143)/Comments (0)/
Professional trip to Berlin for British teachers of history

Professional trip to Berlin for British teachers of history

A funded trip to Berlin for British teachers of history from 15-21 October 2017.

A funded trip to Berlin for British teachers of history from 15-21 October 2017.

29 June 2017/Number of views (1150)/Comments (0)/
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NAHT response to the government consultation on primary assessment in England

NAHT response to the government consultation on primary assessment in England

Read a summary of some key points and our full response

Read a summary of some key points and our full response to the consultation.

23 June 2017/Number of views (1853)/Comments (0)/
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Government plans for new grammar schools are shelved

Government plans for new grammar schools are shelved

Major education policy plans dropped in the Queen's Speech

Major education policy plans have been dropped, although fairer funding is featured in the Queen's Speech

22 June 2017/Number of views (1005)/Comments (0)/
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#Greenforgrenfell - wear something green on Friday

#Greenforgrenfell - wear something green on Friday

Schools are uniting to fundraise for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire, this Friday 23 June

Following an intitiative started by students, schools are uniting to fundraise for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire, this Friday 23 June

20 June 2017/Number of views (943)/Comments (0)/
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School funding crisis was a major decider for voters

School funding crisis was a major decider for voters

Analysis shows that school budget cuts were key to the General Election 2017 result

Analysis and press reports confirm that school budget cuts were key to the General Election 2017 result

20 June 2017/Number of views (1039)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
Ofsted’s consultation on short inspections of good schools

Ofsted’s consultation on short inspections of good schools

Give your views in this important consultation on possible changes to short inspections

Ofsted announces plans to increase the time in which a short inspection becomes a full inspection from 48 hours to anything up to 15 working days.

19 June 2017/Number of views (1665)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
NGA/TES annual governace survey 2017

NGA/TES annual governace survey 2017

The annual NGA / TES survey on school governance is now open

The annual NGA / TES survey on school governance opened on 12 June.  It's open to all school governors, trustees and academy committee members.

16 June 2017/Number of views (696)/Comments (0)/
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Re-launch of the School Cuts website

Re-launch of the School Cuts website

Interactive map shows what party pledges look like at local level

Interactive map shows what party pledges look like at local level

06 June 2017/Number of views (1728)/Comments (0)/
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Supporting a child's resilience at a time of crisis

Supporting a child's resilience at a time of crisis

Children will be looking to their parents, carers, school leaders and classroom staff for guidance and support at this particularly difficult time.

A guide for school leaders, staff, parents and carers about how best to support children in the aftermath of the Manchester bomb attack on Monday evening, 22 May 2017

25 May 2017/Number of views (2804)/Comments (0)/
Guidance on charging for school activities

Guidance on charging for school activities

This guidance makes clear to schools what is chargeable and what is not

At the present time, when there is a great deal of pressure on school funding and budgets, we believe it is a good opportunity to review your arrangements for charging parents for school activities, which, in a number of circumstances, you are entitled to do. 

16 May 2017/Number of views (1082)/Comments (0)/
Measuring and monitoring children and young people’s mental wellbeing

Measuring and monitoring children and young people’s mental wellbeing

A toolkit for schools and colleges from Public Health England and The Anna Freud

Public Health England and The Anna Freud Centre have together developed a toolkit to help schools and colleges choose the right resources to effectively monitor mental wellbeing among their student population.

15 May 2017/Number of views (3093)/Comments (0)/
Save the date for The Great Get Together assembly: Friday June 16th

Save the date for The Great Get Together assembly: Friday June 16th

Hold an assembly to celebrate all we hold in common and educate your pupils about the importance of community cohesion

The Great Get Together is inspired by the MP Jo Cox who was tragically murdered last year

11 May 2017/Number of views (1793)/Comments (0)/
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