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How well do we measure teacher workload?

New research on the amount of time teachers spend on teaching and non-teaching activities

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Seven key findings about teachers’ working hours

New research on the amount of time teachers spend on teaching and non-teaching activities

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PISA: are teenagers in England addicted to social media (And does it matter)?

Looking into whether evidence from PISA supports recent claims

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Cultural capital and curriculum: will OFSTED’s new framework encourage better education in our schools?

Michael Young. OFSTED’s decision to revise their Inspection Framework to give less emphasis to pupil outcomes and more to the curriculum and ‘the substance of education’ was largely welcomed by the teaching profession. However, implementing such a change was always

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This year, for the first time ever, more young women than men took science A Level … but it’s not yet time to celebrate

Emily MacLeod On A Level results day earlier this month it was widely reported that girls had overtaken boys in science A Level entries for the first time ever. Female students accounted for 50.3% of all A Level science entries across

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