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Daily News Summary
23 May 2016

image ISC Blog: "If British schools and universities are genuinely world class then we cannot keep trading on tradition"
image Pace of maths GCSE reforms has led to 7-day working, subject leaders warn
image Schools ministers should explain gaping hole between rhetoric and reality
image A third of teachers 'considering leaving within the next year'
image Schoolchildren with no shoes on 'do better and behave better in the classroom', research shows
image Schoolchildren vote to remain in the EU

ISC Blog: "If British schools and universities are genuinely world class then we cannot keep trading on tradition"

 

David James, Deputy Head (Academic) at Bryanston School, discusses what we can learn from America and says British education needs to step forward to shape the future.

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ISC

Pace of maths GCSE reforms has led to 7-day working, subject leaders warn

 

New maths GCSEs are being introduced too quickly and are risking a “mess”, subject leaders today warned as one teacher reported working seven days a week to implement the changes. By Freddie Whittaker, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

Schools ministers should explain gaping hole between rhetoric and reality

 

It has not been the best of times for education ministers. The past few months have been dominated by the fallout from the white paper and a trail of problems and complaints with this year’s statutory tests. By Estelle Morris, The Guardian.

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Guardian

A third of teachers 'considering leaving within the next year'

 

Teachers give work/life balance as the main reason they want to leave their jobs. By Irena Barker, TES.

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TES

Schoolchildren with no shoes on 'do better and behave better in the classroom', research shows

 

Schoolchildren who attend their lessons wearing no shoes are likely to obtain better grades and behave better than those who wear them, a decade-long academic research has revealed. By Javier Espinoza, The Telegraph.

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Telegraph

Schoolchildren vote to remain in the EU

 

Pupils argue for and against remaining in the European Union in a debate organised by First News ahead of the referendum. By Chloe Darracott-Cankovic, TES.

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TES

 

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