Maths and English Category

Education and Training Foundation workforce survey highlights Functional Skills teacher recruitment problem

   Education and Training Foundation workforce survey highlights Functional Skills teacher recruitment problem

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Qualifications counting in future performance tables – News stories – GOV.UK

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/qualifications-counting-in-future-performance-tables Qualifications counting in future performance tables – News stories – GOV.UK The only English and maths qualifications that will count in the 2017 secondary school performance tables will be reformed GCSEs in those subjects or qualifications reformed to meet the same standards and expectations, the Department for Education said today. This will ensure that […]

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10 Ways Literacy Can Promote A Deeper Understanding Of Math

http://www.teachthought.com/featured/10-ways-literacy-can-promote-a-deeper-understanding-of-math/?utm_source=hootsuite&utm_campaign=hootsuite 10 Ways Literacy Can Promote A Deeper Understanding Of Math 10 Ways Literacy Can Promote A Deeper Understanding Of Math by Linda Kardamis, Teach4TheHeart.com With the rise of new trends such as a flipped classroom and whole brain teaching, there is an emphasis on getting students more actively involved in learning in the classroom. […]

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Network of 32 maths hubs across England aims to raise standards – Press releases – GOV.UK

A national network of maths hubs that will seek to match the standards achieved in top-performing east Asian countries – including Japan, Singapore and China – was launched today by Education Minister Elizabeth Truss. She revealed the names of the 32 schools and academy trusts which will lead the hubs across England and provide a […]

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Update on English and maths and ‘Grade D’

Ministers are disappointed that only 35% of students with grade D at GCSE are on GCSE English and maths programmes. Watch out for an announcement on this by the Secretary of State for Education on 23 June which could have an impact on your placing of students and success rates. Both departments are looking at […]

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20 Actual Quotes From English Exam Essays. Is #7 Serious?

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NEW RULES. QCF English and maths qualifications are no longer automatically approved for funding and will result in the removal of funding for some of these qualifications.

Three new rules are to be applied to English and maths QCF qualifications: 1 – Size QCF English and maths qualifications will only be approved for funding if they are of the following size: at entry and level 1 – 3 credits or more (Awards and Certificates) at level 2 – 13 credits or more […]

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Policy paper: Setting the record straight on the English Literature GCSE

Detail The Department for Education clears up some false impressions people may have about the English literature GCSE. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/setting-the-record-straight-on-the-english-literature-gcse?utm_content=buffer7fa66&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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Bigger maths GCSE will represent a ‘quantum leap for teachers’

A new, much bigger maths GCSE will represent “a quantum leap for teachers”, an exam board head said today, as he released details of his organisation’s version of the qualification. http://news.tes.co.uk/b/news/2014/05/28/new-quot-big-maths-quot-gcse-will-challenge-teachers.aspx

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Top 10 Websites for Teaching Grammar To Your Students

English grammar is a topic that actually frustrates a number of people. Irrespective of learning level or nationality, spelling and grammar error seems to confuse a lot of individuals. http://edtechreview.in/e-learning/1187-top-10-websites-for-teaching-your-students-grammar

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