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Schools Minister seeks to ‘export’ 100 brilliant school leaders with launch of £14m new incentive programme
A new programme to encourage high performing headteachers to consider less urban and lower performing parts of the country could help areas where recruitment had been a problem for...
Hunt favours UTC 'organic growth' over Adonis target
Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt has highlighted unknown costs and recent failure as a reason to be cautious over University Technical College (UTC) growth. Mr Hunt said...
Teaching leadership union reveals findings from the Great Education Debate
The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) are today launching a new publication that sets out the findings of their Great Education Debate on the future of...
NUT executive vote against co-ordinated strike action
A “failed opportunity” is how a member of the National Union of Teachers’ (NUT) executive has described a decision not to take part in joint strike action next month....
researchED: Evidence will 'liberate' teachers - Gibb
Nick Gibb, the Minister for School Reform, today told an audience of teachers, academics and policymakers that evidence was set to “liberate the teaching profession”. Speaking at the...
researchED 2014: At least two Ofsted inspectors dropped over plagiarism
Two Ofsted inspectors have been dismissed after they were found to have copied and pasted elements of inspection reports. Asked about the extent of self-plagiarism during a question and answer...
Under the eye of your own ‘Sherlock Holmes’
The headteacher of the Huntington School in York presented a new project that introduces “Sherlock Holmes” into schools. John Tomsett (pictured) outlined the importance of getting research into...
Why girls are shunning a-level physics
Carol Davenport wants to boost the number of young people taking A-level physics, especially girls and those from under-represented minority groups. Dr Davenport (pictured), director of Think Physics...
Research won’t ‘tell teachers what to do’
Professor Dylan Wiliam believes that education will always “fall short” of being a research-based profession. Dr Wiliam (pictured), emeritus professor of educational assessment at the Institute of Education,...
ResearchED 2014 begins
The second researchED conference has kicked off, with several hundred teachers, researchers, academics and policy makers packing into Raine’s Foundation school in Bethnal Green, east London, to share...
LIVE: researchED in pictures
This page will be updated all day with photos from the researchED conference, taking place at Raine’s Foundation school in east London. Stay tuned for more.    ...