Tag Archives: National Union of Teachers

Factcheck: Schoolchildren ‘left behind’ by shorter school days?

TweetEducation secretary Michael Gove has called for longer school days and shorter school holidays to improve pupil performance and make life easier for working parents – but does the evidence support him? Matt Burgess and Emma Greatorex investigate.

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Useful education links for 29th March-4th April

Tweet These are the education stories we found interesting between 29th-4th March 2013. Fingerprinting private school gets the thumbs down. (The Times) Parents at an independent school in Hertfordshire have protested after fingerprints were taken from pupils without their consent. … Continue reading

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