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“Faster than a calculator”: Glasgow-based mathematics programme celebrates 1,000th student – Ryan Mohanty

Schoolchildren around the world are learning a new way to calculate sums thanks to Supermaths

Supermaths is an online tuition programme that teaches kids an alternative and highly effective approach to arithmetic. Run by the British Youth International College (BYITC) since 2015, the course has now welcomed its 1,000th student.

Ten-year-old Ryan Mohanty has already made swift progress...

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New Twinkl resources for teachers during Refugee Week

From the 20th to 26th of June, Refugee Week will celebrate the contributions and resilience of International New Arrivals.

Global educational publisher, Twinkl , has created a range of learning materials to support International New Arrivals ahead of Refugee Week.

These teacher-made resources are designed to help educators welcome refugee children into their classrooms. The...

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Ofsted and CQC launch consultation for new inspection provision framework for children and young people with SEND

A consultation from Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission presents a new draft framework for inspecting provision for children and young people with SEND.

Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have today launched a consultation on proposals for a new joint framework for inspecting provision for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) within...

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Student loan interest rates capped

Student loan interest rates cut to 7.3% from 12% from September 2022

This is the largest scale reduction of student loan interest rates on record to support graduate borrowers

The government will cap student loan interest rates for current graduate borrowers to protect them from a rise in inflation.

A rise in the rate of RPI due to global economic pressures meant student...

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Education recovery funding doubles for secondary schools

Funding for the Government’s flagship education recovery programme to double for secondary schools next year, supporting pupils to catch up on lost learning

Children across the country will be supported to reach their full potential as funding to support children’s education recovery will be doubled in secondary schools from next year.

Children and young people faced unique...

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Teacher training to ensure excellent teachers in every classroom

Teacher training qualifications to be free for the next two academic years to upskill teachers across the country

Every teacher in the country will have access to free, high-quality, ongoing training as part of the Government’s continued drive to ensure every pupil in England is taught by an excellent teacher, levelling up education across the country.

High-quality, Government-...

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Next steps towards a stronger school system with all schools in strong trusts

Strategic delivery plans to be developed for each local area and region, starting with Education Investment Areas

Detailed plans for moving all schools into strong academy trusts have been published today (Wednesday 25 May), kickstarting work towards the goal set out in the Schools White Paper for every school to be in, or in the process of joining, a trust by 2030.

The focus on...

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English ‘fundamental’ to pupils’ educational success

Ofsted has published the latest in a series of reviews into different subjects across the curriculum. Today’s review looks at English. 

This review explores a wide and diverse range of research relating to English, to identify factors that can contribute to high-quality curriculums, pedagogy, assessment and schools’ systems for managing the subject. Ofsted’s education inspection framework (...

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Teacher bonuses and funding for schools to level up education

STEM teachers in disadvantaged schools to receive £3,000 tax-free payments per year over next three years along with new funding to improve school buildings.

Pupils in the most disadvantaged schools will benefit from high-quality, specialised science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) teaching following a £60 million investment to attract and retain the top teaching talent....

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How to motivate students during exam time, according to psychologists

As exam season begins, parents, carers and teachers will be looking for various ways to motivate students to do well in their studies. But the messaging you use to motivate them should depend on their level of confidence, according to research by psychologists.

Dr Richard Remedios , Assistant Professor in Student Motivation and Engagement, Psychology, at Nottingham Trent University’s School...

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New Schools Bill to boost education standards across the country

Bill will help spread opportunity, level up the country and boost our economy

The Schools Bill is set to deliver on the government’s mission to raise standards across the country, increasing attendance and improve safeguarding for children wherever they are educated.

Education remains at the forefront of the government’s agenda because by ensuring every child receives an excellent...

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