Useful education links for April 2nd through April 13th

These are the education links we found interesting between April 2nd and April 13th:

  • Primary school pupils face rise in large classes – In 1998 Labour made it illegal for class sizes to go beyond 30 for children aged four to seven unless there were exceptional circumstances. If a class did go over 30 it had to be brought back down the following year. However, the coalition has now relaxed these rules so that class sizes can be above
  • Absence in schools, England, including pupil characteristics – Data, research and statistics – The release provides information on the levels of absence (overall, authorised and unauthorised) by type of school; absence rates by pupil characteristics (such as gender, free school meal eligibility, ethnic group and special educational needs); the percentage of pupils by number of days absence; as
  • – It is clear from the findings that ‘lad culture’ affects every aspect of student life, which means that everyone in higher education has a role to play in responding to this. And although we asked the researchers to look specifically at its impact on women students, it is also clear that ‘lad culture
  • High turnover of staff at Plymouth faith school | This is Plymouth – MORE than 30 members of staff have left St Boniface’s College in the last four years. Altogether 33 members of staff have left the Catholic school since Peter Eccles became headteacher in 2009. It is understood the school employs about 120 staff. A Freedom of Information request by The Herald, reveal
  • Long standing Walter Daw Primary School Head teacher, Eileen Scott, banned from country’s classrooms | This is Exeter – She also failed to ensure that proper tenders or quotes were obtained for contracts or work undertaken on the school premises, and failed to disclose that she had an indirect pecuniary interest in some of the contracts that were awarded. The panel’s findings say that that she was directly involved in

About Paul Bradshaw

Founder of Help Me Investigate. I'm a visiting professor at City University London's School of Journalism, and run an MA in Online Journalism at Birmingham City University. I publish the Online Journalism Blog, and am the co-author of the Online Journalism Handbook and Magazine Editing (3rd edition). I have a particular interest in Freedom of Information and data journalism.
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