Two UK schools trial use of police-style bodycams for teachers

Feb 8, 2017 by

by Peter J Walker, Guardian: Teachers in two UK schools are trialling using body cameras in class because they are “fed up with low-level background disorder”, a criminal justice academic has revealed. Tom Ellis, principal lecturer at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies at the University of...

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Muslims outnumber Christians at over 30 church schools

Feb 5, 2017 by

by Marcus Jones, Premier: It’s reported Muslim children outnumber Christian children at over thirty church schools in England. A study by the Sunday Times found that one Church of England school had a 100 per cent Muslim population. St Thomas in Werneth is reported by its diocese to have no...

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Church of England launches new educational foundation

Feb 4, 2017 by

The Church of England is launching its Foundation for Educational Leadership on Saturday 4th February with a national conference. The Church of England Foundation for Educational Leadership will provide leadership development training for those holding key roles in education, and is a major...

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Debating Christianity and Education in a Secular University

Feb 2, 2017 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: ‘It is time that the Scottish Education became fully secular – hence all religious practice should be removed’. This was the motion that Abertay University set for me to debate with my old sparring partner Alistair McBay of the National Secular Society (Sadly Megan...

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What are we teaching the children? Education Conference 2017

Jan 28, 2017 by

Venue: The Emmanuel Centre Date: Saturday, 25 March Time: 10am – 5pm Registration from 9.15 Cost: £37.06 Standard Ticket (Earlybird and Discounted tickets available) REGISTER ONLINE HERE Over the last years the UK has been witness to unprecedented cultural, social and political change as result of...

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New Director for Corporate Strategy, Ofsted

Jan 20, 2017 by

An announcement from Amanda Spielman, HMCI, on the appointment of a new Director for Ofsted. I am delighted to announce that we have appointed Luke Tryl into the new Director, Corporate Strategy role. Luke is joining us from Public Policy Projects, an independent think tank, and has previously...

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