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Little has changed in education since 2001 #TheresaMay

12 Jul

Little has changed in education since 2001 #TheresaMay

In 2001, a certain Theresa May MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Education, addressed the PAT [now Voice] Annual Conference….

Reflections on the strike

7 Jul

Reflections on the strike

General Secretary Deborah Lawson took part in a number of media interviews about NUT’s strike and why Voice doesn’t take industrial action.

Mobiles in schools: ban them or use them? (updated)

24 May

Mobiles in schools: ban them or use them? (updated)

Ofsted’s Chief Inspector has said that disruption during lesson times is often down to the use of mobiles. However, a Scottish Government working group has produced guidance on the use of mobile technology in schools (2014). Tom Bennett, the DfE’s ‘discipline tsar’ begins inquiry into pupil behaviour, including use of smartphones (2015). A former adviser to David Cameron wants under 16-year-olds to be banned from having smart phones and tablet computers (2016).

School-led education v the election cycle

28 Jan

School-led education v the election cycle

“We cannot have a truly school-led education system unless it is lifted out of the election cycle.” Article by the General Secretary in SecEd.

Keeping children safe online

22 Dec

Keeping children safe online

All schools in England will be required to put in place strengthened measures to protect children from harm online.