Article: Trump not expected to attend Teacher of the Year award ceremony

“Each year, CCSSO works with the White House to coordinate a recognition event. It is up to each administration to decide how to recognize the teachers, and it has varied throughout the 67-year history of the program in location and who has delivered the recognition to the National Teacher.” – Paul Ferrari https://f7td5.app.goo.gl/X6xph Continue reading Article: Trump not expected to attend Teacher of the Year award ceremony

Yahoo Style: Half a million children missed measles vaccine, but what are the signs, symptoms and potential complications?

“With measles cases almost quadrupled in England in just one year, it is grossly irresponsible for anybody to spread scare stories about vaccines, and social media firms should have a zero tolerance approach towards this dangerous content.” – Simon Stevens . https://uk.style.yahoo.com/half-million-children-missing-measles-vaccine-signs-symptoms-potential-complications-093111968.html Continue reading Yahoo Style: Half a million children missed measles vaccine, but what are the signs, symptoms and potential complications?

The Independent: Children ‘stuck in Sats revision classes’ during Easter holidays

“If they have been set homework and if that homework is useful and productive they should be doing that – but they also should be doing enjoyable, engaging things in their own time, with their own friends, spending time with their families, which is all a critical part of a healthy childhood.” – Darren Northcott … Continue reading The Independent: Children ‘stuck in Sats revision classes’ during Easter holidays

The Independent: ‘Aggressive’ parents are demanding teachers email and message them on apps 24/7, survey suggests

“Teachers are not just facing the intrusion of those who manage them into their private lives, but there is now an unreasonable expectation that they are available at the convenience of parents.” – Chris Keates http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/teachers-parents-emails-apps-workload-nasuwt-conference-belfast-a8879316.html Continue reading The Independent: ‘Aggressive’ parents are demanding teachers email and message them on apps 24/7, survey suggests

The Independent: Labour will abolish Sats exams in primary schools, Jeremy Corbyn says

“I meet teachers of all ages and backgrounds who are totally overworked and overstressed. These are dedicated public servants. It’s just wrong.” – Jeremy Corbyn http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/sats-exams-labour-corbyn-primary-school-national-education-union-a8872496.html Continue reading The Independent: Labour will abolish Sats exams in primary schools, Jeremy Corbyn says

The Guardian: Fifth of teachers plan to leave profession within two years

“So long as the main drivers of a performance-based system are still in place, schools will continue to be in the grip of a culture of fear, over-regulation, and a lack of trust.” – Kevin Courtney . https://www.theguardian.com/education/2019/apr/16/fifth-of-teachers-plan-to-leave-profession-within-two-years Continue reading The Guardian: Fifth of teachers plan to leave profession within two years

iNews: Grammar school students become no wealthier or healthier than other pupils, research suggests

“Since nowadays studying towards A-levels and a university degree is more common, the differences in educational outcomes by type of school observed in the older generation may not apply to the current young generations of 11-plus takers.” – University of York https://inews.co.uk/news/education/grammar-school-students-become-no-wealthier-or-healthier-than-other-pupils-research-suggests/ Continue reading iNews: Grammar school students become no wealthier or healthier than other pupils, research suggests