Secondary school maths teacher appalled by intransigence of her union to get children back to school

Appalled by the intransigence of her union when it comes to getting pupils back into classrooms, this maths teacher at a state secondary in the North of England resigned her membership.  Here, in a powerful account, the experienced teacher in her late 30s – who asked to remain anonymous – lays bare the unions’ shameful … Read more Secondary school maths teacher appalled by intransigence of her union to get children back to school

Secondary school maths teacher appalled by intransigence of her union to get children back to school

Appalled by the intransigence of her union when it comes to getting pupils back into classrooms, this maths teacher at a state secondary in the North of England resigned her membership.  Here, in a powerful account, the experienced teacher in her late 30s – who asked to remain anonymous – lays bare the unions’ shameful … Read more Secondary school maths teacher appalled by intransigence of her union to get children back to school

Music lessons do NOT help children’s other areas of study like reading and maths, research suggests 

Music lessons do NOT help children’s other areas of study like reading and maths, research suggests Music lessons do not help children improve cognitive skills for reading or maths Findings come from a review of 54 scientific studies involving 7,000 children  But lessons can improve general intelligence, memory and sound perception By Victoria Allen Science … Read more Music lessons do NOT help children’s other areas of study like reading and maths, research suggests 

Schools could teach a slimmed-down curriculum focusing on Maths and English

Schools could teach a slimmed-down curriculum focusing on English and maths to allow students time to catch up when classes restart in September. Secondary pupils taking their GCSEs may even need to drop subjects entirely so they can focus on the core classes, according to draft proposals seen by the Huffington Post. Some Year 7 … Read more Schools could teach a slimmed-down curriculum focusing on Maths and English

Bank of England chief economist didn’t take maths A-level

Bank of England chief economist reveals he didn’t take A-level maths and struggles with homeschooling his children in the subject because he’s ‘not a natural’ Andy Haldane, 52, revealed that he had to teach himself A-level maths skills The Bank of England’s chief economist urged people to refresh their maths To mark National Numeracy Day … Read more Bank of England chief economist didn’t take maths A-level

Bank of England chief economist didn’t take maths A-level

Bank of England chief economist reveals he didn’t take A-level maths and struggles with homeschooling his children in the subject because he’s ‘not a natural’ Andy Haldane, 52, revealed that he had to teach himself A-level maths skills The Bank of England’s chief economist urged people to refresh their maths To mark National Numeracy Day … Read more Bank of England chief economist didn’t take maths A-level