• Teachers 'in danger' as schools step up to tackle knife crime

    Schools are being forced to put teachers in harm’s way in the battle to keep pupils safe from knife crime as police cuts bite, a Schools Week investigation has found. Headteachers have also rejected recent calls for schools to stagger the times they send pupils home to tackle violence between pupils in the evenings, instead

    5.00 Nov. 9th, 2018 | News

  • Are police officers in schools a force for good?

    Hundreds of police officers are now based in schools but we don’t know enough about the work they do, or the impact their presence has on pupils, insists Dr Amanda Henshall The presence of officers in schools is part of a massive package of surveillance measures, including more CCTV in schools, that make children and

    5.00 May. 26th, 2018 | Opinion

  • Teachers are 'happy with pay' despite real-terms drop

    Most teachers remain happy with their income, despite a real-terms drop in pay and longer working hours in recent years, new research has found. A new report by the National Foundation for Educational Research found 79 per cent of teachers said they were satisfied with their income in 2015-16, even though teachers’ average hourly pay has

    0.01 Mar. 20th, 2018 | News

  • London headteacher suspended after fraud arrest

    The headteacher of a Catholic boys’ school in London has been suspended after he was arrested on suspicion of fraud. Tom Mannion, 74, was arrested at St Aloysius’ College in Archway last week, but parents were reportedly only informed yesterday, according to the Islington Gazette. St Aloysius’ College, a local authority-maintained Roman Catholic boys school,

    12.40 Jan. 26th, 2018 | News