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Exam regulator orders re-writes for maths GCSEs deemed too hard

The english exams regulator Ofqual has told exam boards to re-write new GCSE maths exams after analysing the results of 4,000 sample papers.

Free Schools drive social justice, says Morgan

The government’s pledge to open a further 500 free schools in England is being put into practice, with Education Secretary Nicky Morgan inviting applications for new schools.

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A second round of new school buildings

Education Business gives an update on the Priority School Building Programme, examining the latest schools submitting plans and developing new buildings through the funding

Zooming in on professional learning

Alongside numerous priorities and pressures, schools are expecting yet further financial limitations, so it is easy to see how professional learning might slip down the ‘to do’ list. Yet when professional development is carried out well, it is the most effective tool for raising pupil outcomes. Not only that, it also builds teacher morale and self-efficacy, writes Bridget Clay of the Teacher Development Trust

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 Supplier Focus....

Intel Corporation UK Ltd

We see a major transformation involving ICT in the classroom. A school environment used to feature rows of desks, a teacher at the front of the room, textbooks and notebooks. That experience is largely the same today, in most schools and countries.  But there is a transformation that is starting to take place…

Electrolux

Electrolux Professional is the only manufacturer able to create bespoke and complete, high performance kitchens – crucially, from one provider.

Education marketing challenges of the future

Grebot Donnelly is the leading marketing consultancy for the education sector. We empower schools, academy trusts, sponsors and local authorities to enhance their reputation and achieve their goals through bespoke marketing strategies, creative services, research and training.

Schools ensure there is no obstacle to education

Swallow Evacuation & Mobility Products Ltd prides itself on offering solutions for access, egress, evacuation and lift breakdown issues. They have a range of products to cater for straight, spiral and flared stairs and as the majority of the products are powered they go both up and down stairs and are single person operation.

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Take Control with Reserva Room Signage from ONELAN

Feb 2015….The ONELAN Reserva range eliminates the distraction, confusion and frustration caused when two meetings or lectures are scheduled in the same room.

Learning Outside Ltd

Brand new Learning Outside System ... sturdy wooden structure housing a double sided laminated panel to which curriculum based magnetic puzzles, challenges and learning trails are placed.

Nu-Look Ltd

Nu Look specialises in all aspects of Industrial, Commercial and Domestic Cleaning, Nu-Look tailored cleaning services allow standards to be maintained and deadlines met, with trained and CRB checked operatives if required.

KCS

KCS Furniture, seeking to change perception through innovative working solutions.

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