Month: September 2015

85 per cent of parents in England do want a say in education, PTA UK survey reveals

PTA UK, the largest nationwide membership organisation for parent bodies, has today published the findings of two recent surveys of English parents that reveal 85 per cent* of the parents surveyed who have a child aged five to 18 in state school want a say in how their child is educated while only the 18 …

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Pupil exposure to ICT continues to rise despite its value being questioned

Despite a recent OECD report questioning the value of classroom technology, UK schools continue to increase the amount of teaching time using ICT.   The British Educational Suppliers Association’s (BESA) annual ‘ICT in UK State Schools’ research findings shows that pupils are currently exposed to ICT for 53 per cent of teaching time in comparison …

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