Website Archive - Oct 2011

How to make your classroom sparkle!

What is the essence of lively and effective teaching? What makes a 'sparkling classroom'? That ...

05 Oct 2011

Where are the parent-led new Free Schools?

Parent-led groups appear to be in the minority of the latest batch of new Free Schools announced ...

11 Oct 2011

Gove suggests limit on A* grades

The Schools Secretary, Michael Gove, has floated the idea of introducing a limit to the proportio...

13 Oct 2011

New head of Ofsted - too close to government?

 The new head of Ofsted and Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools for England is to be S...

14 Oct 2011

Winners of O2 Learn video competition are...

The winners of the O2 Learn teachers' video co...

14 Oct 2011

University student number controls confirmed

The Higher Education Funding Council for England has confirmed that 20,000 places will be removed...

17 Oct 2011

Disappointing response to university admissions plans

It is good to see that the UCAS proposal for an overdue modernisation of the universities' admis...

31 Oct 2011

Teaching Awards 2011

 Another hugely enjoyable, and uplifting, Teaching Awards ceremony ably and enthusiastically...

31 Oct 2011