Tagged: Schools

Teach, first

Shapes' Jenny Baldwin shares her advice on how publishers can work more effectively with schools. Read more

Textbook case

Oh dear, here we go again. Minister, backed by expert, wins over-excited headlines in right-of-centre newspapers alleging that British education publishers are producing below standard... Read more

Cutting spend on textbooks is a ‘false economy’, says PA

The Publishers Association says school textbooks only need to save teachers four and a half minutes a day to pay for themselves, arguing that not buying them to... Read more

Report reveals 90% of secondary schools are cutting creative subjects

Nine out of 10 secondary schools in England are making cuts to their provision of creative subjects, according to a BBC survey. Read more

BookLife offers to match cash-strapped schools' spend on books

A UK-based educational supplier is hoping to alleviate the pressure on school budgets by matching any spending schools make on books. Read more

Children's author sparks debate on school visit etiquette

Children’s authors have debated the opportunities and perils of school visits on Twitter after writer Maz Evans shared advice for schools. Read more

Teachers' union votes for school library Ofsted inspections

A teachers’ union has voted for libraries to be included in Ofsted inspections, after fears were raised that schools are increasingly viewing books as obsolete.... Read more

Gliori in protest over school librarian cuts

Children's author and illustrator Debi Gliori has joined a protest calling for Argyll and Bute school librarians to be saved.   Read more

Textbook publishing will be hit if exam boards scrapped

Textbook publishing will be hit if exam boards are scrapped in the UK, an academic publishing consultant has warned. Graham Taylor, formerly of the Publishers... Read more

Exam boards 'may be scrapped'

The government is considering scrapping four exam boards and replacing them with a single body which would set questions for GCSEs and A-levels, it has... Read more

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