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Daily News Summary
22 Jul 2015

image Government 'complacent and in denial' over recruitment crisis, says Labour
image Mentoring: a solution to educational inequality?
image Benefit claimants taking up further education rise by 35 per cent in five years, figures show
image Eight things we learned from a Tory MP about sex education
image Opinion: 'The new "coasting" schools measure is a threat to Ofsted's existence'
image TES Schools Awards: Innovations abound inside the overall school of the year
image Council first to roll out free school meals during school summer holiday
image Parents are paying children in 'digital currency', report finds

Government 'complacent and in denial' over recruitment crisis, says Labour

 

Nicky Morgan has been accused of being "completely complacent and in total denial" about the teacher recruitment crisis. By The TES.

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TES

Mentoring: a solution to educational inequality?

 

For many young people, a lack of confidence and poor educational resource access can be major hurdles: mentoring may provide a solution. By James Connington, The Telegraph.

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Telegraph

Benefit claimants taking up further education rise by 35 per cent in five years, figures show

 

But there are worries over "significant" cuts to further education. By Javier Espinoza, The Telegraph.

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Telegraph

Eight things we learned from a Tory MP about sex education

 

Philip Davies, the MP for Shipley and infamous Conservative revel, spoke out against proposals by Green MP Caroline Lucas to make PSHE compulsory in schools. Here's what we learned from him. By Freddie Whittaker, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

Opinion: 'The new "coasting" schools measure is a threat to Ofsted's existence'

 

So, if the Education and Adoption Bill's definition of what constitutes a "coasting" school, and related proposals for what the government is going to do about them, are anything to go by, it would appear that the Department for Education has given up on Ofsted reform. By James Croft, The TES.

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TES

TES Schools Awards: Innovations abound inside the overall school of the year

 

Alternative provision? You ain't seen nothing yet... By Joseph Lee, The TES.

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TES

Council first to roll out free school meals during school summer holiday

 

A Council is serving thousands of free dinners to children over the summer holidays. By Helen McArdle, The Herald.

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Herald

Parents are paying children in 'digital currency', report finds

 

With over a quarter of parents paying their children in digital currencies, is this the end of pocket money? By Javier Espinoza, The Telegraph.

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Telegraph

 

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