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Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his first Budget yesterday, making a series of education-related announcements.

Click below for a breakdown of the key points he made during his speech, along with comments from SCHOOLS NorthEast.
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Experts present brand new research at North East evidence-based education conference
 
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The White Working Class conference, the first in a series of SCHOOLS NorthEast events around evidence-based education, took place today at the Durham County Cricket Club and brought together 100 school delegates from across the region.
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Ofsted can’t rule out “unintentional influence” in otherwise consistent double inspections 
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The schools inspectorate study found that in 22 of the 24 short inspections included in the analysis, the two inspectors “agreed on their independent decision about whether the school remained good or the inspection should convert to gather more evidence”.
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Inspectors asked not to request predicted grades for new exams as they are "a very imprecise science"
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Sean Harford, Ofsted's Director for Education, admitted the new English and mathematics GCSEs, as well as the first set of new A-levels, will bring a much higher level of uncertainty this summer, calling predicting results for them “a mug’s game”.
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National Careers Week 2017 #NCW2017   National Careers Week 2017 is taking place this week between 6-11 March, promoting the importance of good careers education in schools and colleges. Read more >

GCSE number grades 'confusing pupils and teachers alike'
 
Association of School and College Leaders’ general secretary expresses fears about replacing A* to G grades with 9 to 1.
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Head teachers take school funding anxieties to Twitter
 
There have been more than 27,000 tweets using the hashtag #whatwouldyoucut since the campaign against the cuts started on Sunday.
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Hundreds of schools use Uber-style apps to hire supply teachers
 
A Schools Week investigation has found two organisations – Teachers Register and Sick Cover – that have launched supply teacher apps.
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Nursery qualifications U-turn 'huge relief', say campaigners
 
Since 2014 new recruits have needed at least C grades in GCSE English and maths, with equivalent "functional skills" qualifications not accepted.
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Delayed review of older teachers requests extra evidence
 
The review was set up in October 2014 to make sure pension age changes did not detrimentally impact the workforce.
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Local CPD on Teaching GCSE Computer Science for the first time

Upskill your ICT Teachers in time for the forthcoming change over to teaching Computer Science in September. 

We are offering the only course to prepare for teaching GCSE Computer Science in the region at a great price of £150 per delegate. 


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North East college invited to join national skills policy debate   Gateshead College has been chosen as a key destination for a fact-finding mission that could shape future policy on post-16 education in Britain. Read more >

Tees Businesses’ £20K Boost For Charities and Schools
 
Many of the Tees region’s leading businesses have banded together under the umbrella of Teesside Philanthropic Foundation to provide a unique £20,000 cash jackpot to local charities and schools.
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09
MAR
White Working Class: how can schools tackle underachievement and raise attainment? 
This conference will bring school leaders from across the North East together to discuss the specific challenges and barriers to education faced by students from white working class communities.

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23
MAR
Mock Disciplinary Hearing
This interactive event led by specialist employment education lawyers, will give you a flavour of what it is actually like to be in a disciplinary hearing including the difficult issues you may face. It will take you through the life cycle of a serious HR issue, from the initial investigation right up to the end of the hearing itself.

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30
MAR
Regional Governance Conference
This conference will support those in school governance roles – state-maintained and academy – in carrying out their duties confidently and effectively. This event is now sold out, but please contact us to express interest in attending. Due to high demand, a second conference might be held later in the year. 

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Spring Term Ofsted Briefings
Our spring term briefings will include a themed discussion around careers education. We are delighted to be joined by Adrian Lyons HMI, Ofsted’s National Lead for economics, business and enterprise. Adrian led on the ‘Getting Ready for Work’ report. We will hold two events in two different locations in the region, to maximise the opportunity for school leaders to attend.

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22
JUN
School Business Management Conference
We are delighted to announce that the fifth annual SCHOOLS NorthEast School Business Management Conference will take place on Thursday 22 June 2017 with main sponsor First Class Supply.

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21
MAR
Y5 Aspiration Day
With a focus on Engineering, Logistics, Digital Technology, Medical and Construction these events are a half way house between a hands on day and a traditional careers fair. Children have two hours at the centre and rotate around 20 minute aspiration sessions led by presenters from each sector. 

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Duke of Edinburgh Gold Residential
Five day fully catered residential course in rural Northumberland, covering conservation, tree planting and much more. As well as this there will be the opportunity to visit and walk nearby at Hadrian's Wall or for the more adventurous there is mine exploration or gorge walking. 

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07
JUN
Teaching for Big Ideas in Mathematics
This event is the launch pad for a series of Great North Maths Hub events aimed at moving towards and developing mastery, and ending with our Annual Teacher Conference on 28th June 2017. Details of further events will be released in the next few weeks, please keep an eye out for further information.

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13
JUN
MFL Networking: Curriculum development and syllabus
These subject network meetings are all led by experienced leaders in their field but driven by the attendees themselves. Each session focuses on the critical issues facing subject leaders at that time of year.

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Schools Northeast   How do we equip youngsters today to cope with the often quite pernicious effect of “fake news”? A thought-provoking piece by Kieran McLaughlin, Headmaster at Durham School, about the much more complex media landscape nowadays and the worrying role of social media in the relaying of news events. "Even as adults, we need all our powers of perception to cut through the hollering voices to hear the truth. We also need to be aware of our own confirmation bias, and the dangers of the echo chamber inherent in following only those with whom we agree politically. What hope then for our children?"  Read more >

Schools Northeast   In the run-up to yesterday's Spring Budget, Prime Minister Theresa May wrote an article in the Telegraphy titled "Why I'm giving education a huge boost" in which she discusses what needs to be done so every young person in Britain get the best possible start in life.  "I have made it a personal mission to increase the capacity and diversity of the school system so that there is a good school place that caters to the individual needs and abilities of every single child, whatever their background and wherever they live." Read more >


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The Pearson Teaching Awards 2017 - nominations open Read more >
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