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Easter Sats revision classes ‘a growing trend’

Image copyright Getty ImagesThere's a growing trend of primary schools running Easter holiday revision classes for formal tests, known as Sats, a teachers' union...

Teachers face weekly violence from pupils, says survey

Many teachers are experiencing violence and abuse from pupils, a survey of teachers suggests. Nearly a quarter (24%) of teachers say they face violence once...

World’s Best Teacher Peter Tabichi on how he reached the top

Kenyan Peter Tabichi, who has been teaching for 12 years, was recently named the best teacher in the world. The science teacher and Franciscan friar...

Teachers: Unions criticise minimum wage internship

Image caption Stranmillis University College told BBC News NI that the internships were primarily support roles under the guidance of senior staff, and not...

Open University: Photos issued to mark 50th anniversary

Image copyright The Open University Image caption The OU's late-night TV programmes became cult viewing for students and insomniacsThe Open University, the UK's largest educational...

Labour pledges to scrap primary Sats if elected

Image copyright Getty ImagesJeremy Corbyn has pledged that Labour would scrap formal tests in primary schools in England, known as Sats. The tests left children...

Primary pupils ‘must learn about same-sex relationships’

Image caption Parents protested about equalities education at some Birmingham primary schoolsTeachers are calling for same-sex relationships education to be made compulsory in UK...

‘How I made fathers in Senegal carry babies on their backs’

Image copyright Marta Moreiras Image caption Birama, a civil engineer, and his baby NdeyeMarta Moreiras and the subjects of her portraits - fathers carrying babies...

Worsening child poverty harms learning, say teachers

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Increasing numbers of children in poverty find it harder to learn, say teachersPoverty is harming children's capacity to learn...

Unregistered schools given council funding

Image copyright Getty ImagesLocal authorities are paying for places for children in settings that are not even registered, Ofsted is warning. England's education watchdog has...
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