Tag Archives: teaching

Opinion: Another great sporting summer for Britain, but PE lessons need radical improvement

With the news that children are more unhealthy and unfit than ever before it is time that PE lessons lead to a lifelong interest in sport and exercise.

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The impact of Gove’s reforms on teachers’ everyday working lives

A glimpse into the everyday lives of teachers, looking at the attitudes of teachers towards action taken by the NUT that did not include strike action.

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We need a Teach First scheme for frontline children’s social work

Josh MacAlister, a teacher, a researcher at IPPR and a Teach First ambassador; argues for a Teach First scheme for children’s social work.

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Time to rethink our approach to teaching

The RSA’s Louise Thomas writes about their new “Re-thinking the Importance of Teaching: Curriculum and Collaboration in an Era of Localism” report.

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Coalition should heed Obama’s advice on higher education – not slash teaching grants

In his State of the Union address last night, President Obama made a strong defence of the importance of higher education, writes Sally Hunt.

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Government funding of university research at lowest proportion since 1900s

Annual public spending on university teaching and research in England will fall to its lowest proportion in over a century.

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Scottish union chief accuses government of behaving like a “Victorian millowner”

One of Scotland’s major teaching unions has warned that virtually every school north of the border now faces closure on the November 30th, reports Ed Jacobs.

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