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Daily News Summary
3 Mar 2016

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image Wilshaw: '16-19 education should be done in school'
image Solve the recruitment crisis by making teachers work longer, says heads' union
image How to promote good mental health among teachers and students in your school
image Here’s the real reason teachers are quitting (it’s not just the money)
image Can you spot a good teacher from their characteristics?

Rugby tackling in schools

 

A passionate response to the discussions surrounding tackling in school rugby. Teachers from Felsted School, Merchant Taylors’ and Cheadle Hulme reflect on the subject in ISC blog specials. Roger Brierly, ISA’s National Ambassador for Sport, also talks to BBC Radio 5 on the topic. Discussion starts at 37.32 with Roger introduced at 40.06. The Daily Mail and Guardian continue coverage of the story where Truro School's headmaster, Andrew Gordon-Brown, is quoted.

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Wilshaw: '16-19 education should be done in school'

 

Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw has called for 16- to 19-year-olds to be educated in schools and not in FE institutions, which he claims are "large and amorphous" and cause students to "drop out". By Will Martin, TES.
Speaking in a meeting of the education sub-committee, the Ofsted chief inspector touched on a number of different areas as reported in Schools Week, BBC News online, TES, Telegraph, Guardian and Daily Mail.

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Solve the recruitment crisis by making teachers work longer, says heads' union

 

A Scottish teaching union has come up with a radical solution to reduce staffing shortages: make teachers work longer. By Henry Hepburn, TES.

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How to promote good mental health among teachers and students in your school

 

Discuss mental illness regularly, incorporate more exercise and encourage honest dialogue, suggests the government’s mental health champion for schools. By Natasha Devon, The Guardian.

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Here’s the real reason teachers are quitting (it’s not just the money)

 

Michael Wilshaw, the chief inspector of schools has complained about a “brain drain” of teachers leaving the country to work abroad – and, as a teacher and now lecturer, I’ve known a number of colleagues who have made that choice. But let’s not forget the other looming type of flight: of teachers from the profession itself. By Francis Gilbert, The Conversation.

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Can you spot a good teacher from their characteristics?

 

Professor Rob Klassen explores the latest research into what traits effective teachers have and how this could inform recruitment. By Robert Klassen, Guardian.

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