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Checking social media at night means that teenagers are constantly tired at school, academics say One in five secondary pupils regularly wakes up in the night to check social media, meaning that they are constantly tired at school, new research shows. More than 900 pupils between the ages of 12 and 15 answered questions about how often they woke up at night to use social media, as part of a study conducted by Welsh academics. They were also asked what time they went to bed and woke up in …
01.17 / 16:28
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Toby Salt will take over as chief executive at AQA in the summer Toby Salt has been named as the next chief executive of AQA, England's biggest school exam board. He will join the board from Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) - where he has been chief executive since 2012 - and replace the current AQA chief executive Andrew Hall who is retiring in August. Earlier this month, TES revealed that Mr Hall had put his retirement plans on hold to help with this year’s qualification refo…
01.17 / 12:43
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Report also calls for employers to consider the average performance of candidates' schools. Patchy careers advice in schools is damaging the future prospects of children from the most disadvantaged backgrounds, a parliamentary report on social mobility has found. The report, The Class Ceiling, published by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Mobility today, also calls for employers to take account of the “underperforming schools and less advantaged neighbourhoods” of applicants fro…
01.17 / 11:41
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With the full support of their unions, primary and secondary school teachers from across the country have come together in protest to urge the government to secure quality education for every student in…
01.17 / 11:05
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01.16 / 18:05
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01.16 / 18:04
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A new Human Rights Watch World Report looks into secondary education for children in emergency situations, calling on humanitarian actors and donors to ensure that refugee adolescents have access to education wherever they find…
01.16 / 17:58
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Six education unions from the UK have made a joint submission to the national review body calling for a “significant” salary increase for teachers, whose pay has been frozen or capped since 201…
01.15 / 21:31
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A new Global Education Monitoring Report Policy Paper clearly shows that textbooks can play a major role in helping build tolerance and positively shape young people’s views and acceptance of sexual d…
01.15 / 21:29
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More than 2,500 teacher leaders gather in Brasilia, Brazil, this week for the Coordinadora Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (CNTE)’s congress, debating topics inspired by famous educator and philosopher Paulo Freire’s critical peda…
01.15 / 21:27
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01.15 / 21:14
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Students and staff at Waddington All Saints Community Primary School are understandably very excited about their round-the-world class trip .Their exotic globe-trotting excursions included everything from studying plants in tropical gardens and arctic tundra to watching elephants and zebras stroll across the African Savanna. The project has all been made possible by Lincolnshire entrepreneur Simon Adderley who has developed cutting-edge technology and will enable children nationwide…
01.15 / 21:12
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SUPPORTERS have taken to social media to back the head of a leading Capital private school who labelled parents “careless and selfish” when parking illegally to pick up their…