The number of dyslexic pupils in Wales obtaining a 'good' GCSE in core subjects is falling, figures show. Obtained by the Welsh Conservatives, the figures reveal 76.2% of pupils with no special educational needs achieved an A*-C grade in English, compared to 40.2% of 723 dyslexic candidates. In maths, the figures were 69.9%, 20.2% more than their dyslexic counterparts. The figures for science were 84.5% versus 74%. The news follows concerns expressed by the Children’s Commissioner for Wales, Sally Holland, who warned that children and young people with learning difficulties are not getting the support they need. Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Education, Darren Millar, said the gap is 'unacceptable'. The attainment gap for English in 2015 and 2016 was 33.1% and 35.9%, respectively. In maths, the divide was 24.2% and 32.2% in each of these years. A greater proportion of dyslexic students achieved a good GCSE in science in 2015, but the trend reversed in the following year. The … [Read more...] about Number of dyslexic pupils obtaining A*-C grades falling
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TORONTO – The Summer Institute 2018, organized by the International Educational Coordinating Council (IECC) of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC), will begin its work in Lviv, Ukraine, on July 3. The Summer Institute is coordinated by its chair, Oksana Wynnyckyj-Yusypovych, who is also a community advisor to the minister of education and science of Ukraine. During this year’s Summer Institute, which will be conducted July 3-14, participation will be by teams of educators representing their schools. Each team will include the school principal, the vice-principal, a science teacher, a Ukrainian language teacher, a foreign language teacher and the school psychologist. Additionally, instructors from the Lviv Regional Pedagogical Development Institute (LRPDI) as well as Consultants from the City of Lviv Educational Center will participate. The focus will be on meeting the needs of teachers who work with students of Grades 5-9. The Summer Institute tradition is an integral part … [Read more...] about International Educational Coordinating Council to conduct Summer Institute for Ukraine’s teachers
School name Brentford School for Girls Local authority Hounslow Rating Overall 51.1/100 Rank 287/3,031 Attainment Progress Attendance Outcomes We've analysed all the local government data to bring you the rundown on your local secondary schools. Here Brentford School for Girls, 5 Boston Manor Road, Brentford, TW8 0PG, is put into focus to show its scores in relation to other schools in the area. You can also see how it compares against other schools across England. Data is available on pupils' attainment, average grades, the quality of the teaching and when the school was last inspected. The teacher to pupil ratio is also a good indication of the focus your child will get. Plus we can show how many full-time teachers there are at the school. See how other schools in your area rated School ratings: How we rated the schools School details Information School Name Brentford School for Girls Previous Name Local Authority Hounslow Address 5 Boston Manor … [Read more...] about Brentford School for Girls
Nexus is recruiting apprentices to work in a variety of roles across its network. Nexus, which delivers public transport services like the Tyne Wear Metro, Shields Ferry and bus services, is taking on 10 apprentices. They include engineering, transport planning, finance and training positions. Roles include working on the Metro, Shields Ferry and in Nexus’s headquarters. Director of Finance and Resources at Nexus, John Fenwick, said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for young people to embark on a career in the public transport industry. “We have had some notable success in developing apprentices at Nexus throughout the years and are continuing this vitally important investment so that we have the right people and the right skills in place to deliver essential public transport services for many years to come. For September’s intake, we are looking beyond the more traditional engineering apprenticeships and are expanding our intake to include transport planning, … [Read more...] about Nexus is recruiting apprentices for jobs on the Metro transport network
Family & Education 17 May 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-44125336 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel It's that time of the year again and thousands of teenagers across England, Wales and Northern Ireland are revising hard as they sit their GCSEs. But, in England, there have been major changes to these exams, with … [Read more...] about How do the new 9-1 GCSE grades work?