The curriculum also includes the knowledge pupils need to help address climate change in the future. For example, in design and technology pupils are taught to consider the impact of the products they design on individuals, society and the environment. Schools have the autonomy to go into as much depth on these subjects as they see fit.
School Standards Minister Nick Gibb wrote in the Times today to stress the importance and value of GCSEs as pupils start their exams this week. This week pupils in England are taking the first of this year’s GCSEs. Those who …
The Education Secretary recognises that the lead up to GCSEs and A-levels can be a stressful period for pupils, but also notes the importance for young people in being able to deal with the challenges they’ll face in life, including developing the resilience and coping mechanisms to deal with challenging experiences such as exams.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Association of School and College Leaders conference, as well as several new reports from the union.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Edge Foundation report, the next stage of the Selective Schools Expansion Fund, and Minister Gibb’s ambition for girls to succeed in science.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at this year’s GCSE results.
Today’s Education in the media blog addresses the findings of Teach First's analysis into attainment, as well as looking at apprenticeships as we continue to work towards increasing vocational and technical education.
Today’s Education in the media blog focuses on the narrowing gap between the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and their peers, as well as addressing the decision of some schools to offer International GCSEs.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at GCSE reforms and children in care.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at a legal tribunal regarding the expulsion of a child with special education needs, the options at A Levels, the clearing process, as well as the increasing number of disadvantaged students attending university.