Private school parents in the UK think they are ‘buying’ success for their children

At the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) annual conference in Liverpool, the president of ATL, Dr Mary Bousted, shared how there was a growing “sense of entitlement” among private school parents. Rising fees at independent schools mean that parents increasingly believed that they had effectively “bought” their children success, good grades, and a place … Read more

10 caring teachers rewarded for going the extra mile

Ten teachers were presented with a Caring Teacher award recently. The biennial award recognises outstanding teachers for their contributions to the holistic development of their students. Speaking at the presentation ceremony held at Yu Neng Primary School, Minister for Education (Schools) and Second Minister for Transport Ng Chee Meng, acknowledged the important role teachers play … Read more