New competition to inspire young scientists, innovators and engineers

Shell has launched a new national competition as part of the company’s long-term commitment to inspiring young people into careers in science and engineering.
 
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Vaccination programme in secondary schools for deadly new strain of meningitis

Schools are being encouraged to vaccinate their students against meningitis and septicaemia through the launch of a new campaign.
 

Mental health care vital if children are to recover

A survey by the NSPCC has found that nearly all health professionals believe there are not enough mental health services for children who have suffered sexual abuse.
 

People with convictions applying for teaching jobs in London

Nearly three thousand teachers in London with, between them, more than 8000 criminal convictions, including soliciting as a prostitute, gross indecency and sexual assault, have applied for teaching jobs since the start of last year, according to new research from independent education recruitment agency, TLTP Education.

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The Emotional and Mental Health issues of the UK's High Learning Potential Children

This newly released research by Potential Plus UK shows that children with high potential are increasingly suffering from loneliness and worrying about issues that they never used to in the past and that this is having a negative impact on their future development.
 

The future of assessment without levels

Responses are mixed to the DfE’s recent commission into assessment. The final report was positive, rightly promoting high-quality everyday assessment over summative tick-box approaches... but was it decisive enough to drive progress and encourage innovation? Sue Hackman isn’t entirely sure.
 

Virtual campus tours

Not so long ago, a glossy prospectus was the key asset in any school or
universities marketing arsenal. But static
imagery is no longer enough to attract and retain the attention of
a generation accustomed to dynamic, immersive and interactive
content…
 

Response to computing curriculum shows the profession at its best

With the welcome but rushed introduction of the new computing curriculum has come a wealth of challenges for schools. How are teachers responding?
 

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Teaching Times author reviewed in Gifted Education International

Author Ann O’Hara and the team here at Teaching Times were pleased to see a review of our primary leadership toolkit, Learning and Assessment Pathways, published in peer-reviewed journal, Gifted Education International.
 

Children as victims of domestic violence

For many years, children have been considered to be witnesses of domestic violence but not victims. Gradually, opinions are changing and the true impact on children is now acknowledged. In this feature, Suzanne O’Connell outlines the latest research findings and how they’re addressing the issue in some parts of the country.
 

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In this section of ECJ, we focus on the latest developments directly in relation to SEN.
 

Handling the emotional impact of change

In any school undergoing a radical overhaul, there will always be a stubborn few staff members, clinging fearfully to the old way, refusing to embrace change. Promoting kindness and compassion, Colin McLean and Mannie Burn examine the skills leaders need to deal positively with the emotional side to school improvement.
 

Pedagogy of Confidence – applying Feuerstein’s Theory to dispel the colour achievement gap myth

Yvette Jackson confronts the low expectations of students of colour which she sees as endemic in the United States. She shows how Feuerstein’s Thinking can inspire high intellectual performances and transform learning.
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