Education news stories

Four successful people who don’t have GCSEs

By Lauren Butcher on 25/08/17
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This year, a new GCSE grading system was introduced, changing from a letter system (A*-U) to a numerical system (grade 9 - grade 1, with 9 being the highest). This new grading system paired with reportedly harder papers has resulted in a 0.6% drop in overall GCSE pass grades this year.

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Become a better teacher; make CPD part of your working life

By Lauren Butcher on 17/08/17
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Back in 2012, changes in workforce regulations meant that teachers were no longer required to declare their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) each year.

At the time, this was considered great by many teachers who had found the necessary form filling to be onerous and time consuming.

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Supply teachers: A crucial workforce for the education sector

By Lauren Butcher on 12/07/17

According to the Department of Education, in the 2015/16 academic year 2.16 million sick days were taken by teachers, with over half of all teachers taking at least one day. That’s an awful lot of lessons which would otherwise have been left unsupervised were it not for the growing army of supply teachers.

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Choose your work environment with Pulse

By Peggy McGregor on 13/06/17
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What kind of environment do you thrive in? A busy hospital ward? A quiet office? A lively classroom? We all have our own strengths and preferences, and it’s important to work in a setting that complements these – a place that optimises our productivity and makes us feel at home.

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5 Top Tips for NQTs

By Lauren Butcher on 23/05/17

Congratulations on becoming qualified as a teacher! This move into your first newly qualified role is as exciting as it is nerve wracking, but don’t worry - here are 5 top tips to help you get started.

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