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TeacherNet - glossary of teaching terms
Date & country: 14/12/2007, UK
State schools in England and Wales which are provided by local education authorities for certain children with special educational needs.
Scottish Qualifications Agency.
Social Services Department.
Secondary Subject Shortage Scheme.
Scottish Secondary Teachers' Association.
State Nursery Schools
These take children from the age of three or four and are open during school term time and normally offer five half-day sessions a week. There must be at least one adult for every 13 children. Staff are qualified teachers and assistants.
Otherwise known as publicly funded schools and attended by over 90 per cent of pupils. Parents do not pay any fees. Scottish state schools are maintained and controlled by the local education authority.
School Teachers Review Body.
Scottish Vocational Qualifications.
Technology College Trust.
Training and Enterprise Council.
Times Educational Supplement.
The National Assembly for Wales
The body responsible for education policy in Wales.
Times Higher Education Supplement.
Teacher's Pension Scheme.
Teaching Quality Assessment.
University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate.
Universities Funding Council.
University for Industry.
UK Council for Overseas Student Affairs.
Uniform Resource Locator â€” the addressing system for the World Wide Web.
Visual Display Unit.
Vocational and Educational Training.
Voluntary Maintained Schools
Schools in Northern Ireland which are mainly managed by the Catholic Church.