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Wilshaw takes charge of Trojan Horse

Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is to take personal charge of the watchdog's investigation into claims that a number of schools in Birmingham have been taken over by Muslim hardliners.

Teachers' election year strike threat

The NASUWT teachers' union warns of industrial action in the run up to next year's general election.

Menopause 'worse' in too warm schools

High temperatures, poor ventilation and lack of drinking water in schools make the menopause particularly tough for teachers, the NUT has heard.

Teachers warn of CCTV intrusion

Teachers are warning that CCTV safety cameras are being misused by senior staff as a way of spying on lessons.

Teachers put strike vote on hold

The NUT conference rejects calls for a four-day autumn strike, but could still press for a summer classroom walk-out

Hunt warns against schools extremism

Labour's Tristram Hunt has told teachers in Birmingham that there is no place for "cultural or gender segregation" in schools.

Teachers demand qualified status

Teachers' union conferences are demanding that schools in England should only employ qualified teachers.

Bullied children still suffer at 50

Children can experience the negative effects of bullying on their physical and mental health more than 40 years later, says a study from King's College London.

Teachers to debate summer strike

The NUT conference is to hear calls for a one-day strike in the summer term and a campaign of industrial action over pay and workload.

Nigeria schoolgirls 'still missing'

Nigeria's military rows back on an earlier statement that most of the teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants had been freed.

Women held in school fraud inquiry

Four women are arrested in connection with an ongoing fraud investigation at a Birmingham school.

University marking ban 'on hold'

Academics have agreed to postpone a planned marking boycott after employers made a new pay offer.

Primary places revealed amid squeeze

A teachers' leader says there is a growing crisis over places at primary schools as parents discover which their children will attend.

New teachers 'can't risk mortgages'

A teachers' union leader says young teachers are shying away from taking out mortgages because of uncertainty over their future earnings.

Examiners may consider Ramadan fast

Exam boards are urged to consider how Ramadan fasting affects Muslim students during summer examinations.

Teachers urged to watch for FGM

A teachers' union hears that school staff should check families' holiday plans for clues to female genital mutilation.

Bullying 'impacting' school grades

A report finds around a quarter of bullied students felt it was causing their grades to slip.

Ex-Met boss heads 'Islam plot' probe

An ex-counter-terrorism chief will lead an inquiry into an alleged Islamist takeover plot of schools - an appointment deemed "desperately unfortunate".

Parents 'baffled by Inset days'

Parents are often baffled as to why schools in England close for in-service training days , or 'Inset' days, Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt says.

Police ‘not listening’, teachers told

The father of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence claims police are "still not listening" about how to build bridges with the black community.

The irresistible urge for students to talk

The irresistible urge for online students to talk

Instant e-libraries for Myanmar universities

Myanmar universities open up with e-libraries

Looking for the next cyber-police

With the threat of cyber-attacks rising, universities will need to train more cyber-security experts.

African sunshine powers school computers

A mobile solar power classroom brings computers to rural schools in Uganda

Where the only rule is 'be cool'

The code club where the only rule is 'be cool'

Textbooks replaced by iTunes U downloads

Is it time to download the homework?

Education faces 10,000 violent attacks

An international report warns of the systematic use of violence against schools and universities.

Can history textbooks make peace?

Could a common history book help to soothe past and present tensions?

China's tough lessons in resilience

China's lessons in resilience for rural poor

The 70-year wait for primary school

There are still 57 million children who never have a first day at school and it will take decades to create places, says Unesco.


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