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School Matters, 1, Lost for Words
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produced by Television Junction, in School Matters, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 37 mins
John Dunford of the Association of School and College Leaders says the number of students sitting language GCSE and A Level is in freefall since the government made MFL non-compulsory. The CBI says business leaders are alarmed by the shortage of school leavers and graduates with language skills. Education Minis...
produced by Television Junction, in School Matters, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 37 mins
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School Matters, 1, Taking Risks with Ofsted
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produced by Evans Woolfe, in School Matters, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 28 mins
Two Ofsted inspectors return to schools they've already inspected to give teachers tips on how they can take more risks in the classroom. The inspection process has changed dramatically and now concentrates on senior management teams and their self evaluation. But inspectors want to see teachers being more imagin...
produced by Evans Woolfe, in School Matters, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 28 mins
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School Matters, 1, CRB: Checks and Balances
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produced by ITV Granada Manchester, in School Matters, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2007), 34 mins
The number of adults working with children in schools and other institutions who must undergo a check by the Criminal Records Bureau on their suitability to do this work now runs into several millions. This programme goes inside the CRB to investigate its workings. Given the scale of its operation, it is inevitabl...
produced by ITV Granada Manchester, in School Matters, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2007), 34 mins
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School Matters, 1, Teacher Retention
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produced by ITV Granada Manchester, in School Matters, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2007), 33 mins
"It costs many thousands of pounds to train a teacher; money that is wasted if qualified staff leave after only a few years in the job. The programme contains the testimony of teachers who have left the profession: we hear why they took such a big decision. On the other hand, some schools are very successful at r...
produced by ITV Granada Manchester, in School Matters, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2007), 33 mins
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School Matters, 1, Battling Anorexia
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produced by Mike Dick Productions Ltd, in School Matters, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2008), 46 mins
Anorexia is a complex and very serious mental illness with a range of causes, affecting many thousands of teenagers every year, increasingly boys as well as young girls. One in five sufferers dies prematurely, and in 2008 more under-16s were hospitalised from anorexia than ever before. So what is it really like an...
produced by Mike Dick Productions Ltd, in School Matters, 1 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2008), 46 mins
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School Matters, 2, White Under-Achievement: Putting Class into the Classroom
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produced by Evans Woolfe, in School Matters, 2 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 27 mins
"A powerful and thought-provoking polemic arguing that large numbers of white working-class children are being failed by an education system unwilling to acknowledge the negative impacts of prevailing attitudes, and the current national curriculum. White working class girls and boys are the worst performing grou...
produced by Evans Woolfe, in School Matters, 2 (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2006), 27 mins
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School Matters, Escape from Special Measures
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produced by Real Life Productions, in School Matters (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2005), 28 mins
In 2002 Carlton-Bolling College in Bradford was placed in special measures. Morale amongst staff and pupils was low as HMI criticised performance in a range of areas. This programme looks at how a new head turned round the failing school by implementing new procedures and inspiring staff and pupils with a new enth...
produced by Real Life Productions, in School Matters (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2005), 28 mins
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School Matters, Every Child Matters
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produced by Double Exposure/Flashback TV, in School Matters (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2005), 28 mins
In response to the Victoria Climbie case and inquiry, the Government produced the Every Child Matters (ECM) Green Paper and the Children Act 2004 legislation. The impact of this legislation on schools is all-encompassing, driving schools to work in multi-agency teams and become fully-inclusive. This programme t...
produced by Double Exposure/Flashback TV, in School Matters (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2005), 28 mins
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School Matters, More Than A Special School
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produced by Mike Dick Productions Ltd, in School Matters (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2005), 28 mins
"Anti-social behaviour in schools is at the forefront of many teachers' minds. The teaching unions have placed it high on their conference agendas and the major political parties have debated long and hard over the years about the root causes of bad behaviour and how to deal with it. These groups can argue over...
produced by Mike Dick Productions Ltd, in School Matters (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2005), 28 mins
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School Matters, The Games Children Play
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produced by Available Light Productions, in School Matters (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2005), 28 mins
The UK is the world's third largest market for video and computer games, generating sales of over one billion pounds a year. Amid hot debate, computer games are set to enter the classroom. This programme investigates whether teachers can turn them into good educational tools and indeed if they should. Find out...
produced by Available Light Productions, in School Matters (Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2005), 28 mins
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