Mary Bousted

Gove Accused Of 'Shamefully Neglecting' Nation's Children

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Politics

Michael Gove has been accused of "shamefully neglecting" the nation's children and pushing ahead with damaging education reforms. Pupils are suffer...

'Toxic' Schools Segregate Pupils Along Class Lines, Warns Union Leader

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Schools are segregated along class lines, leaving the poorest children struggling to achieve against poverty and deprivation, a teacher's leader warne...

Ofqual Backs Gove's Call To Change A-levels

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

England's qualifications watchdog has given its support to Michael Gove's proposal that universities play a larger role in A-level exams. In a lett...

Regional Pay 'Could Cause Teacher Crisis'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Schools could struggle to recruit staff if government plans to introduce regional pay for public-sector workers goes ahead, teachers are expected to w...

Price Of 'Very Small' School Dinners Rises - As Do Poverty Numbers

PA | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

England's young children are being served "very small" school dinners, and given limited choice despite paying more for their meals, a survey of teach...

Teachers 'Forced To Manipulate' Exam Results

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Teachers are bowing to pressure to make sure pupils pass exams and are being "forced to manipulate" results, a survey has suggested. One teacher ev...

Kicking, Punching And Shoving: The Bad Behaviour Teachers Deal With

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A third of teachers are forced to deal with physical violence from pupils, including one girl telling her teacher she would "kick the smile off her fa...

Unions Poised For Winter Of Walkouts

PA | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK Politics

A winter of strike action by more than a million public sector workers is poised to move a step closer. The walkouts would be in prot...

Union Warns Of More Teacher Strikes

Posted 28.10.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The leader of one of the country's largest teachers' unions has warned of the possibility of further strike action over public se...