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Daily News Summary
29 June 2018

image How should schools inspire students to embrace their future with optimism?
image The struggles we, as internationally trained teachers, face in being able to teach in the UK indefinitely
image The apprenticeship levy is 'a bureaucratic nightmare'
image Robert Verkaik book review
image Numbers of teachers at state schools at its lowest since 2013

How should schools inspire students to embrace their future with optimism?

 

Kirsty von Malaisé, headmistress at Norwich High School for Girls GDST, writes for Tes arguing that teachers need to support students to accomplish their aspirations and 'dream big'. She also references Norwich High School's "Inspiring Females: Imagine IF…" programme which brings together women from all walks of life to ensure aspiration is placed on the school agenda.

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Tes

The struggles we, as internationally trained teachers, face in being able to teach in the UK indefinitely

 

Krista Carson, an internationally trained teacher, writes for Tes in support of the new Tes campaign #letthemteach, which fights to stop non-EU international teachers being turned away from Britain.

Geoff Barton, general secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders, also writes for Tes on this subject.

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Tes

The apprenticeship levy 'a bureaucratic nightmare'

 

The Liberal Democrat leader, Sir Vince Cable, has proposed reforms to the apprenticeship levy which, he states, was badly implemented and 'overly restrictive'. By Stephen Exley, Tes.

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Tes

Robert Verkaik book review

 

The Guardian has written a book review following the publication of 'Posh Boys: How the English Public Schools Ruin Britain', by Robert Verkaik.

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The Guardian

Numbers of teachers at state schools at its lowest since 2013

 

Figures published by the Department for Education has revealed that the number of teachers working in the state sector has not been lower since 2013. By Judith Burns, BBC News.

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BBC

 

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