10 inspiring teachers: as nominated by our readers

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 23/07/2014 - 11:17

It's coming up to the end of term, so here are some great stories of inspiring teachers sent in by our readers

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'Trojan Horse' probe 'needs review'

BBC - Wed, 23/07/2014 - 11:08
The council-commissioned review into the so-called Trojan Horse allegations "ought to be reviewed itself", teachers say.
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White British more likely to get university offers than other ethnicities

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 23/07/2014 - 09:57

Twelve of the 14 minority groups included in analysis were less likely to receive offers than white British applicants

Read: ethnic minority students get fewer university offers, research shows

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Trojan Horse report criticised as 'politically motivated offensive'

Telegraph - Wed, 23/07/2014 - 09:57
Tahir Alam, who quit his post as head of the Park View Educational Trust, dismisses the findings of the Peter Clarke inquiry, labelling it a report for former Education Secretary Michael Gove






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Trojan Horse report criticised as 'politically motivated offensive'

Telegraph - Wed, 23/07/2014 - 09:57
Tahir Alam, who quit his post as head of the Park View Educational Trust, dismisses the findings of the Peter Clarke inquiry, labelling it a report for former Education Secretary Michael Gove






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Ethnic minority students get fewer university offers, research shows

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 23/07/2014 - 09:55
Pakistani students are least likely to be selected, according to a study of 50,000 applicants conducted by the LSE

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Expanding altmetrics to include policy documents will boost its reputation

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 23/07/2014 - 09:33
Altmetrics may prove to be a more flexible and versatile tool to inform research assessment, if academics get behind it Continue reading...






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Do four-year-olds need a graduation ceremony?

BBC - Wed, 23/07/2014 - 01:27
Do four-year-olds need a graduation ceremony?
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'Fewer degree offers' for minorities

BBC - Wed, 23/07/2014 - 01:16
Ethnic minority students are less likely to receive offers from UK universities than their white British peers, research suggests.
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VIDEO: Student texts make fly on wall TV show

BBC - Wed, 23/07/2014 - 00:01
BBC Click's Spencer Kelly goes behind the scenes of the TV programme The Secret Lives of Students.
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How many Greek legends were really true?

BBC - Wed, 23/07/2014 - 00:00
How spartan were Spartans? Did the Trojans have a horse?
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Middle class children to miss out as poor prioritised

Telegraph - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 22:10
Poor children could be put 'to the front of the queue' for the best state schools, making it more difficult for middle class parents to get their child a place, under new proposals






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Trojan Horse plot allowed to thrive by council chiefs

Telegraph - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 22:05
A review has found that officials knew about - but failed to act upon - the 'Trojan Horse' plot in which there was 'coordinated' action by Islamist hardliners to impose an "intolerant and aggressive Islamic ethos" on pupils
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Trojan Horse plot allowed to thrive by council chiefs

Telegraph - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 22:05
A review has found that officials knew about - but failed to act upon - the 'Trojan Horse' plot in which there was 'coordinated' action by Islamist hardliners to impose an "intolerant and aggressive Islamic ethos" on pupils






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Trojan horse school 'ordered some pupils to act as religious police'

Telegraph - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 22:00
The Park View school at the centre of the Trojan Horse allegations trained 160 students to "police" fellow pupils and staff, an official review is told






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'Trojan Horse' teachers: 'Rigby murder was staged and Boston marathon bomb a hoax'

Telegraph - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 22:00
Teachers at the heart of the 'Trojan Horse' plot used an instant messaging service to post thousands of comments that demonstrated extreme 'anti-Western, anti-American and anti-Israeli' views
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'Trojan Horse' teachers: 'Rigby murder was staged and Boston marathon bomb a hoax'

Telegraph - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 22:00
Teachers at the heart of the 'Trojan Horse' plot used an instant messaging service to post thousands of comments that demonstrated extreme 'anti-Western, anti-American and anti-Israeli' views






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Selfie 'sexters' in child sex warning

BBC - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 20:53
Young couples who send explicit pictures of each other are threatened with prosecution under child sex laws.
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VIDEO: Council 'made mistakes' says chief

BBC - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 18:10
Mistakes were made by Birmingham City Council when dealing with allegations of an alleged plot by hardline Muslims to gain control of schools, its chief executive has said.
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Trojan Horse schools: Teachers to be barred for not 'protecting British values'

The Independent - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 18:05

Teachers face being barred from the profession if they fail to protect British values in their schools, new Education Secretary Nicky Morgan declared today.








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