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Are the STRB on strike?

You would think that the School Teachers Review Body (STRB) had a relatively easy task this year; set a 1% pay rise and go home. After all, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, he of the ‘all schools will become an academy’ budget, has set 1% as the upper limit on public sector pay deals all the way through to the end of this parliament. 432 more words

Education

Come to Powys to Forsee Osborne's 'Austeria'

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/may/24/austerity-cuts-privatising-george-osborne-britain-assets

If you want to know what Austerity will lead to you don’t have to travel through time – just come to Powys.  In Powys there is a perfect storm for the complete absence of public service, for in-work deprivation and affluence being found with little in between. 442 more words

News And Current Affairs

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Level 2 Award in Understanding the Prevent & Safeguarding Strategies

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Safeguarding

The Physics Observatory (aka Physics Playroom 2.0)

The Cube boys have been hard at work this year re-developing The Physics Playroom, one of The Cube’s first screen projects. This new iteration… 383 more words

Workshop

Retirement: seems like yesterday

The previous post got me looking in my archives for 2005.

Goodbye to teaching

03 Dec 2005

I really have been running out of steam this year, you know. 403 more words

From My Archives

Bigoted Hispanic studies book pushed in Texas

With all the anti-immigrant hysteria in the air, it should come as no surprise that Texas has proposed the adoption of a new Hispanic studies textbook perfectly in tune with these Trumpian times. 874 more words

Politics

What's in a Name

Sometimes it takes a while to settle on just the right name.

East Vancouver School

East Vancouver School opened in 1895. There was not even a building so the school was held in a store owned by Peter Dubois. 296 more words

Collingwood