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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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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.
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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.
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FE pay negotiations

Annual national negotiations on FE pay in England are conducted in the National Joint Forum (NJF) consisting of ATL and other recognised unions and the Association of Colleges.