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Daily News Summary
24 Jun 2016

image Telegraph Festival of Education - day one round-up
image Children need to spend time with their own thoughts, Terry Waite says
image Sir Michael Wilshaw: I rate my time in office as “Ofsted outstanding”
image Including trans pupils doesn’t mean we’re failing our girls
image Tougher GCSE risks driving pupils away from maths
image Teachers in England to hold one-day strike
image Pupils' perceptions of universities expected to shift when government judges teaching
image Ofsted saves over £3m by delaying inspections

Telegraph Festival of Education - day one round-up

 
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Telegraph

Children need to spend time with their own thoughts, Terry Waite says

 

TELEGRAPH FESTIVAL OF EDUCATION Children should learn to spend time with their own thoughts, Terry Waite, a former hostage and hostage negotiator has said, as he claimed rise of social media means youngsters cannot think for themselves. By Javier Espinoza, Telegraph.

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Telegraph

Sir Michael Wilshaw: I rate my time in office as “Ofsted outstanding”

 

TELEGRAPH FESTIVAL OF EDUCATION Sir Michael Wilshaw has graded his time at the helm of the education watchdog as “Ofsted outstanding”. By John Dickens, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

Including trans pupils doesn’t mean we’re failing our girls

 

Girls’ schools have come under fire for suggesting we shouldn’t routinely address our pupils as ‘girls’. But we have a duty of care to all children. Comment by Caroline Jordan, head of Headington School and president of GSA.

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Guardian

Tougher GCSE risks driving pupils away from maths

 

Difficulty of new test may have unintended negative effect on numbers continuing at A level, experts warn. By Kaye Wiggins, TES.

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TES

Teachers in England to hold one-day strike

 

Members of the National Union of Teachers have voted to hold a one-day strike next month, in protest at cuts to school budgets as well as workload concerns. By Richard Adams, Guardian. Also in Telegraph and TES.

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Guardian
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Telegraph
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TES

Pupils' perceptions of universities expected to shift when government judges teaching

 

Rating universities under the new Teaching Excellence Framework will send less prestigious institutions to the top of the league table, a THE study suggests. By Irena Barker, TES.

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TES

Ofsted saves over £3m by delaying inspections

 

Ofsted has saved more than £3 million this year by delaying inspections, amid concerns about the lack of available inspectors. By Sophie Scott, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

 

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