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Increasingly gendered A Level choices are part of a wider problem and should concern us all

There is a widening gender gap in A Level students’ subject choices which is arguably a result of socially conditioned gender norms. Subjects like Physics, Maths, ICT and Economics are dominated by boys whilst girls are the majority in Drama, Law and languages.

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The impact of Gove’s reforms on teachers’ everyday working lives

A glimpse into the everyday lives of teachers, looking at the attitudes of teachers towards action taken by the NUT that did not include strike action.

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Breakfast clubs axed, teacher handouts…. the scandal of hungry children in our schools

A study released by Kellogg’s tells us of the importance of breakfast in education, writes Fiona Twycross AM.

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Survey reveals huge increase in number of pupils coming to school hungry

Research released today shows teachers have seen a huge increase in the number of pupils coming to school hungry, reports Shamik Das.

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Cameron blames teachers over school sport – ignoring his cuts and playing field sell-offs

David Cameron has criticised state school teachers for not doing their bit for school sport.

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Non-academies do just as well as academies

Official figures show non-academies do just as well as academies, explains Henry Stewart, a founder member of the Local schools Network.

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Budget cuts force council to consider four-day school week

North Aryshire council has confirmed it is considering changing to a four-day school week in an attempt to save money, reports Ed Jacobs.

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