Victoria Introduces New Process for Teacher Evaluation

The Victorian Education Department has introduced a new process of evaluating the performance of teachers, by imposing a performance process that would fail a percentage of teachers and principals across all schools. Under the process only 60 to 80 per cent of teachers will receive a successful performance assessment, up to 40 per cent of teachers will fail and 25 to 35 per cent of principals would fail to achieve “a successful outcome in meeting expectations”.

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UK Parliament Debates New Measures to Protect Children with Health Conditions

The Health Conditions in Schools Alliance, a grouping of health charities including Diabetes UK and Asthma, say a lack of training and understanding is putting the well being, health and even lives, of children at risk. Until now, Statutory Guidance issued by the Department of Education has laid out how schools should manage students’ health problems properly.

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