• Teachers seek consultation on key stage alignment

    Teachers seek consultation on key stage alignment0

    More than half the teachers who took part in a Gibraltar NASUWT survey said they agree with the Gibraltar Government’s plan to align key stages by September 2019, but most urged consultation on the move. Of those who responded, 92% said they had not been approached for their professional opinions and 86% said the Government

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  • Four-day course puts young people’s mental health at the forefront

    Four-day course puts young people’s mental health at the forefront0

    Dr Pooky Knightsmith, a UK-based child and adolescent mental health specialist and author, has completed a four day training programme delivered to professionals who work with young people on the Rock. The bespoke training was based on the results of phase 1 of a study conducted in Gibraltar schools. Over 260 delegates attended the course

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  • Govt stands by school plan, insists teachers are being heard

    Govt stands by school plan, insists teachers are being heard0

    The Gibraltar Government yesterday stood by its plans for two new secondary schools, insisting it was engaged in constructive dialogue with teachers despite differences of opinion, and accusing the GSD of trying to “hijack” the debate for political gain. The government was reacting to GSD claims that it was ignoring the views of teachers, particularly

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  • Govt ‘refuses to listen’ to teachers, GSD says

    Govt ‘refuses to listen’ to teachers, GSD says0

    The GSD has slammed the Gibraltar Government for “refusing to listen” to the concerns of teachers over its schools project as it “rams through” its agenda ahead of the next general election. In doing so the party insisted that it would have taken a different attitude to consultation had it had the opportunity to implement

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