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Schools that work for everyone?

8 Mar

Schools that work for everyone?

A summary of Voice’s response to the Department for Education’s consultation Schools that Work for Everyone (including grammar schools and the role of independent schools and universities in the state school system).

Funding, funding, funding (updated)

7 Mar

Funding, funding, funding (updated)

Report on education funding ahead of the Chancellor’s Spending Review. Plus further updates, including Spending Review 2015, Voice’s responses to Schools National Funding Formula (NFF) consultations, joint union statement and delay to National Funding Formula (2016); SFCA Impact Survey 2016. Joint union letters and statements. NAO report and NFF 2. Further updates, including 2017 Budget.

Why Voice supports the Save Our Early Years campaign (updated: Success!) #SaveOurEarlyYears

3 Mar

Why Voice supports the Save Our Early Years campaign (updated: Success!)  #SaveOurEarlyYears

Campaign for the Government to reverse its decision that all Level 3 Early Years Educators (EYEs) must have at least a Grade C in GCSE English and maths to count in the ratios – with no equitable alternative at Level 2 such as Functional Skills allowed.

“High-quality Personal, Social, Health and Economic education should be a statutory entitlement for every child and young person” (updated)

1 Mar

“High-quality Personal, Social, Health and Economic education should be a statutory entitlement for every child and young person” (updated)

Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE) and Sex and Relationships Education (SRE)

Extra trainee teachers for Scotland welcome, but they will need jobs and support

14 Feb

Extra trainee teachers for Scotland welcome, but they will need jobs and support

The Scottish Government has announced funding of over £3 million to train an extra 371 teachers in 2017/18.