Shortage of teachers will ‘polarise schools’

The Independent - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 18:26

A teacher recruitment crisis could lead to a “polarised” education system with good schools “cherry-picking” the best staff, chief schools inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw warned yesterday.








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Bright pupils cheated by ‘lack of scholarship’ in schools

The Independent - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 18:24

A lack of “scholarship” in secondary schools is ruining the prospects of the country’s most able pupils, the education standards watchdog has warned.








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Ofsted’s annual report 2013-14: what teachers need to know

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 17:44

New Ofsted report highlights a growing divide between primary and secondary schools. We look at the detail behind those headline claims

Ofsted chief warns of growing failure in England’s secondary schools

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Early years class sizes rise again

BBC - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 17:14
The number of Scottish pupils in the early years of primary school rises for the fourth year in a row, statistics reveal.
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A mental health manifesto: five things that need to change

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 16:41

With the general election looming, we asked the Centre for Mental Health – a Guardian and Observer Christmas appeal charity – what needs to change

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SNP 'failing miserably' on teacher numbers

Telegraph - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 16:41
The number of teachers in Scotland has fallen by more than 4,000 since the SNP took power in 2007 despite its promise to lower class sizes.






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Malala receives joint Nobel award

BBC - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 15:17
Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi receive the Nobel Peace Prize awards in Oslo.
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Employers 'to lead new careers body'

BBC - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 14:57
Employers will take the lead in a new careers body that will broker links between schools and businesses in England, say ministers.
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'It's the job on Earth that matters'

BBC - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 14:56
Singing spaceman Chris Hadfield meets Manchester pupils
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Top 10 Christmas gifts for academics – in pictures

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 14:48

Give your university colleagues everything they’ve ever wanted this festive season – a giant stomach ache microbe and Freudian slippers

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Studying Chinese? Read this before you choose your name

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 14:44

Many students of Chinese adopt a Chinese name. Emily Liedel shares her advice on how to find one that feels and sounds right

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Malala Yousafzai accepts Nobel peace prize with attack on arms spending

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 14:35
Pakistani education activist was jointly awarded prize with Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi Continue reading...
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Government U-turn on school cadet force funding

Telegraph - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 13:53
MoD says cadet forces will keep their funding after warnings reforms would seen dozens of units close






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Ofsted warns of looming teacher recruitment crisis

Telegraph - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 13:27
The education watchdog's annual report says that the number of new teachers has dropped over the last five years, with claims rural and coastal areas are worst hit






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Ofsted warning on secondary schools

BBC - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 12:49
Chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw says that secondary schools are not making enough progress, in the education watchdog's annual report.
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Ofsted chief warns of growing failure in England’s secondary schools

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 12:18

Launching Ofsted’s annual report, Sir Michael Wilshaw names 13 councils whose schools are judged to be performing poorly

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#FergusonNext: Here's how to end the school-to-prison pipeline, starting now

The Guardian Unlimited - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 12:15

Dismantling racism needs step-by-step fixes where systematic, life-long discrimination begins: in America’s classrooms

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Sociology students' trip to observe 'working class culture' at Millwall FC

Telegraph - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 12:09
Varndean College in Brighton promises students they will be able to see 'the new lad' and possible racism and homophobia at a football game






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Could you answer the toughest Oxbridge question?

Telegraph - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 11:45
The most daunting part of the Oxford and Cambridge application process is the legendarily 'unanswerable' question designed to test the university-goer's lateral thinking. What is the toughest one ever asked - and how should you respond?






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