Proposals set out for exams and assessments in 2022

The Department for Education and Ofqual are seeking views from students, parents and teachers on proposed arrangements for GCSEs, AS and A-levels in summer 2022, along with vocational and technical qualifications in academic year 2021-22. The suggested arrangements for GCSEs, AS and A-levels include choices about the topics students will be assessed on for some subjects, and giving schools and colleges advance

Mental health platform comes on board as sponsor

Educate Awards has announced that Hidden Strength will be an associate sponsor of this year’s ceremony.  Hidden Strength is a unique mental health platform for young people that offers meaningful support and advice in a safe, anonymous environment.  The London-based company, which was founded by Linsey Lunny, is available to people aged 13-24 and facilitates a community of like-minded people to

ITT Review: Consultation launched to review recommendations

Trainee teachers could benefit from new, high-quality training courses as part of proposals to drive up standards of teacher training and make sure every young person can be taught by a brilliant teacher. The government has launched a seven-week consultation on recommendations from a review of the Initial Teacher Training (ITT)

Consultation seeks views on mobile phone use in schools

Teachers, parents and other staff are being asked for their views and policies on the use of mobile phones in schools as one of a number of areas being looked at as part of a review of behaviour in schools. Other areas include managing good behavior, discipline, suspensions and permanent exclusions