The government has announced schools and colleges can reopen from March 8, but where does this leave the nation’s university
Top of the class: Man Uni’s ‘outstanding and innovative’ Teach First programme gets glowing Ofsted report
Ofsted’s recognition of the University of Manchester’s (UoM) Teach First programme as ‘outstanding’ has been described as ‘extremely pleasing’ by the director of the scheme.
Sale schoolkids have won a competition designed to get children from across Manchester teaching others about the impact of travel on our environment.
Don’t stop him now! Salford marathon man takes on two more grueling tasks to raise funds for Malawi orphans
A Salford University graduate is pushing himself to complete a 192-mile challenge in just seven days (that’s more than a marathon a day) AND another marathon on top of an already grueling to-do list to raise funds for Malawian orphans.
Pressure from universities to improve employability scores means too many newly qualified teachers taking the wrong jobs and then dropping out, says a Manchester teaching recruitment agency.
For one go-getting Salford University graduate it is all early nights and a hectic training schedule at the moment as he plans to take on two marathons and one mega marathon in just three months to raise £35,000 for children in Malawi.
A ‘dishonest’ head teacher was last week banned indefinitely from teaching after she deliberately withheld a previous dismissal for allegedly bullying staff and abusing a child in a Manchester school.
Greater Manchester’s ‘lost generation of cookers’ are being given a nudge back into the kitchen as part of the Love Food Hate Waste campaign
More than 100 schools will be delaying their starting times by one hour to give schoolchildren extra time to sleep in a bid to boost GCSE results.
Children must learn about same-sex relationships in school, demands open letter signed by Manchester’s LGF
Manchester-based LGF (Lesbian and Gay Foundation) are supporting the proposal of an overall increase in the quality of Sex and Relationship Education (SRE), especially in areas focussing on the teaching of gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans and intersex relationships.
Ofsted are ‘weapon of terror used to enforce fear and conformity’ in classrooms, claims teaching union chief
The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) say that Ofsted are not fit for purpose and that the body has too much power – which has a negative effect on the standard of education.