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Daily News Summary
13 November 2018

image 'Teachers must not diagnose stressed pupils with mental health problems', says government adviser
image ISC Blog: Supporting music through the ‘endangered instrument scheme’
image Children should be taught what LGBT means, says Royal College of Paediatricians
image 'Education leaders might get it wrong, but they shouldn't be vilified'
image 'Schools should promote a life-affirming social dynamic to retain and recruit teachers'
image 10am start for teens to protect mental health

'Teachers must not diagnose stressed pupils with mental health problems', says government adviser

 

Tom Bennett, a government adviser, has warned that schools need to be careful not to diagnose pupils with mental health problems. By Camilla Turner, The Telegraph.

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The Telegraph

ISC Blog: Supporting music through the ‘endangered instrument scheme’

 

Edward Roberts, assistant head at University College School Hampstead, discusses his school's ‘endangered instrument scheme’ which ensures children are given the opportunity to play a variety of 'at risk' instruments in a bid to raise their profile and popularity.

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ISC

Children should be taught what LGBT means, says Royal College of Paediatricians

 

The Royal College of Paediatricians and Child Health has said primary school children should be given information to teach them what it means to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. By Laura Donnelly, The Telegraph.

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The Telegraph

'Education leaders might get it wrong, but they shouldn't be vilified'

 

David Hughes, chief executive of the Association of Colleges, writes in Tes that leaders in education "face greater risks than ever before" and should not be vilified if mistakes happen.

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Tes

'Schools should promote a life-affirming social dynamic to retain and recruit teachers'

 

In a bid to recruit and retain good teachers, schools should be emphasising their positive social dynamic, according to Yvonne Williams a head of English and drama. Tes.

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Tes

10am start for teens to protect mental health

 

Scientist Dr Paul Kelley has suggested teenagers should be given a lie-in to protect their mental health. Tes.

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Tes

 

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