Articles from Education and Training Updates

Pisa 2018: We must strive to develop an education system that focuses on developing the whole child

England's PISA 2018 results, with an international comparison of reading, maths and science performance of 15-year-old pupils. Today (3 Dec), the 2018 UK results for the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) were announced. The 2018 PISA cycle was delivered in the UK by NFER on behalf of the Department for Education in England, the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government, and the Department of Education in Northern Ireland.

Government misses its own teacher recruitment targets for seventh consecutive year

Initial teacher training: trainee number census - 2019 to 2020 Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, said:

Succeeding at the Bar whatever your background: Your unique experiences can help you stand out

The Bar Council’s award-winning ‘I am the Bar’ campaign was launched in the summer of 2018 and endeavours to highlight the experiences and challenges of those who have succeeded at the Bar from non-traditional backgrounds. The project is used as a way to highlight the talent present in the legal field.

#EdTech Demonstrator schools and colleges programme

The DfE is running a selection exercise to identify Demonstrator schools and colleges who are using technology effectively, and who are keen to share their experience and support other providers. This may include offering support and guidance on the effective use of technology to help reduce teacher workload, help create efficiencies, improve accessibility and ultimately support excellent teaching and learning.

British Embassy Ashgabat is supporting a Career fair for people with disabilities

British Embassy Ashgabat is supporting people with disabilities in Turkmenistan through a joint project with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and NGO Yenme.