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PISA – what’s the point?

The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-olds. But are the results meaningful?
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FE can expect another year of tumult and stress

There’s no doubt that teachers, lecturers, support staff and principals in FE colleges would welcome a period of respite, but there will be no let-up in 2017.

A happy New Year for primary assessment?

This time twelve months ago, then Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan decided to mark the New Year by announcing a new primary assessment: the multiplication check.

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National Education Union: Frequently Asked Questions

Securing our future, strengthening our voice: a new union for education professionals.

FAQs on teachers' pay in England and Wales

These FAQs reflect the current situation and will be updated as more clarification is given by the government.

Previous sixth form colleges pay scales

These are the previous pay scales for sixth form colleges in England and Wales, in use before 1 September 2016.