For Teachers Archive
If you’re adding more playground equipment to your school, it’s nice to diversify a little instead of sticking with the same old structures. Nowadays there is so much choice in terms of swing sets and slides available for children to play with, it’s nice to have something a little
As the weather starts to warm up, it is the perfect time to get students out in the playground and encourage them to engage in outdoor learning. On 20th June, community project Project Dirt is aiming to get schools across the country to move outdoors for at least one
Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is a formal organization of parents and teachers that is formed to get parents involved in their children’s academics as well as to help and reform the school systems. The main focus of any PTA is to work for the prosperity of the school going
No fighting, no lying. Break the rules and it’s the isolation room. The free-school head Katharine Birbalsingh is convinced that children thrive on tough love, but does it work? Sian Griffiths went to Brent to find out
A primary school has stopped setting homework after parents and pupils voted to drop it in a move that it is hoped will encourage children to read for pleasure instead.
More than four-fifths of all primary school teachers who retired last year had not reached the official retirement age. As the annual cost of paying pensions to retired teaching staff rose by more than €30 million in 2015, to €739 million, figures published by the Department of Education showed
Ireland has one of the highest gender imbalances among teachers in primary and secondary schools in western Europe, according to new EU figures.
Good teachers have nothing to fear from a disciplinary process that finally imitates other professions More than the members of any other profession, teachers can have a long and lasting influence on vast numbers of a country’s population.
Thousands of experienced teachers from abroad will be sent home under new immigration rules if they do not earn £35,000 a year.
THE technology revolution in schools has been thrown into doubt by the government’s new school behaviour tsar, who believes children should be kept away from iPads for as long as possible.