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Heads blast ministers as Covid thwarts nativities again

Prime minister Boris Johnson urged schools not to cancel nativity plays this week

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Schools targeted by scam NHS emails offering Omicron PCR tests

The DfE is urging schools to be vigilant about fake NHS emails urging readers to order tests ‘to avoid…

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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DfE brings back Covid workforce fund as staff absence rises

But schools will have to use their reserves first to be able to claim

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Covid-related absence jumps 60% in a fortnight

More than 200,000 pupils were off because of Covid on November 25

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Zahawi on school nativities: the show must go on

The education secretary said ‘carry on’ with Christmas events after two years of disruption

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Omicron case ‘linked’ to Essex primary school

Investigations into spread of variant also taking place at Nottingham school

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth

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Why advisory boards – and your vote – matter

With elections underway for new advisory boards, Dominic Herrington sets out why the system is a quite success story…

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DOMINIC HERRINGTON
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How can ‘mixing it up’ and confusing students be good for them?

Interleaving can cause confusion, but it’s one that pays off – as long as it’s used within certain parameters,…

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HARRY FLETCHER-WOOD

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UK training provider The Skills Network steps up to tackle the knowledge gap on climate sustainability

The Skills Network is launching new training courses in sustainability and eco literacy in response to the growing concerns…

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Review of the week

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Robin Conway’s blogs of the week, 22 November 2021

This week’s top blogs cover breaking bad habits, giving better feedback, the benefits and drawbacks of mini whiteboards, and…

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Penny’s podcasts, 15 November 2021

Six podcasts to transform your school’s approach to sustainability and the environment

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Mary Hind-Portley’s blogs of the week, 8 November 2021

Five ways to ensure that your teaching of reading is effective @Suchmo83 How to approach the teaching of reading…

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Latest Research

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How can ‘mixing it up’ and confusing students be good for them?

Interleaving can cause confusion, but it’s one that pays off – as long as it’s used within certain parameters,…

JL Dutaut
HARRY FLETCHER-WOOD
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How can we build back better arts education?

A new research project demonstrates the value of bringing artists and teachers together and tries to bridge the gulf…

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TOM DOBSON AND LISA STEPHENSON
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How can we make best use of the pupil premium for recovery?

Professor Becky Francis sets out the benefits of using the EEF’s updated guide to target pupil premium spending and…

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BECKY FRANCIS

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