Researchers have found that children who use self-deprecating humour are more likely to be bullied, but a new service is making it easier for victims to report bullying to their teachers.
Education professionals who volunteer overseas receive a lifetime of experiences that enrich the lives of others and themselves, both personally and professionally. VSO volunteer Lorraine Dodge talked to Eteach about her experience working as a teacher trainer in Nepal helping to develop the skills and capacity of local teachers.
The Education Secretary wants the school day to be lengthened and holidays shortened, but a senior MP has said that the time politicians spend in the House of Commons appears to be shrinking!
The Government has relaxed rules about class sizes to cope with the high demand for primary places this year, but a leading academic has warned that larger classes may damage some children.
Thousands of teachers have signed a petition condemning the Education Secretary’s reformed curriculum. Meanwhile the former head of the national curriculum has told politicians to stop meddling in school policy.