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Daily News Summary
8 November 2018

image British teachers are hardest working, says report
image Children younger than 13 have more than 1,000 photos of themselves online
image 'Why autistic children face more challenges at school'
image 'Creativity should sit at the very centre of school life'
image Girls should be taught about orgasms, says MP

British teachers are hardest working, says report

 

A study from education charity, Varkey Foundation, has suggested British teachers "work harder than peers in most other countries". By Eleanor Busby, The Independent.

BBC News also reports on the study findings which reveal China, Malaysia and Taiwan are the countries where teaching is held in the highest public esteem.

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The Independent

Children younger than 13 have more than 1,000 photos of themselves online

 

Anne Longfield, the children’s commissioner for England, has called for the Government to strengthen data protection laws for young people in a bid to protect children who are "datafied" from birth. BBC News.

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BBC

'Why autistic children face more challenges at school'

 

Dr Beardon, a senior lecturer working within The Autism Centre at Sheffield Hallam University, outlines how schools can support autistic pupils. Tes.

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Tes

'Creativity should sit at the very centre of school life'

 

Bill Lucas, professor of learning at the University of Winchester, discusses the Make Art Not War project which encourages young people to develop and nurture essential creative skills. Tes.

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Tes

Girls should be taught about orgasms, says MP

 

Jess Phillips MP, member of the Women and Equalities Select Committee, has said girls should be taught about orgasms during sex education. By Jonathan Paige, The Times.

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The Times

 

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