East Anglia Teacher Recruitment

Coronavirus: Parents Heed Calls Not To Send Children To School

Parents have heeded warnings not to send children into school unless it was a last resort, say head teachers. Schools in the UK have closed to reduce the spread of coronavirus – and are only open to look after the children of “key workers” and vulnerable children. Early snapshot surveys suggested schools had between 1%…

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Norfolk Teacher Recruitment

COVID-19 – Guidance For Educational Settings

Educational settings have a vital role to play in the management of the current COVID-19 pandemic. The government announced on 18th March that schools would close countrywide to almost all children as of 20th March. Children of key workers and those considered vulnerable or who come under an EHC plan will continue to have access…

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Suffolk Teacher Recruitment

Sports Relief

SCHOOLS AND NURSERIES Sport Relief is here, bringing the nation together to get active and raise life-changing amounts of money through the power of sport. Watch our exclusive video message from some special Sport Relief friends, to all the amazing schools fundraising this week. www.sportrelief.com/schools

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Education Recruitment

Berkshire Schoolgirl Writes Recycling Plea Letter To Council

A nine-year-old girl is campaigning to get more plastics recycled in doorstep collections. Florence wrote to West Berkshire Council asking why people living in the district can only recycle plastic bottles after learning about the impact of plastic pollution on the oceans during lessons at her school. After reading her letter, the council’s waste manager…

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Learning

Are Learning And Memory The Same Thing?

The new Ofsted handbook defines learning as an alteration in long-term memory. James Bowen considers the implications of this. By James Bowen 28 January 2020 In the new Ofsted handbook, learning is defined as “an alteration in long-term memory”. According to the inspectorate, “If nothing has altered in long-term memory, nothing has been learned.” I have been pondering…

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