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Daily News Summary
17 April 2019

image “Crisis” in pupil mental health, teachers warn
image ISC Blog: 'Entrepreneurship in schools is not a bolt-on, a club or occasional activity: it's life'
image Union calls for LGBT+ education to be compulsory in all schools
image How to improve teaching cost-effectively
image Labour pledges to scrap Sats
image Free sanitary products for all primary school girls

“Crisis” in pupil mental health, teachers warn

 

According to a survey by the National Education Union (NEU), four fifths of teachers believe pupils' mental health problems have worsened over the last two years. By Eleanor Busby, The Independent.

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The Independent

ISC Blog: 'Entrepreneurship in schools is not a bolt-on, a club or occasional activity: it's life'

 

Jonathan Forster, principal of Moreton Hall, writes how entrepreneurship is embedded within a school and discusses what it can do for every type of student learner.

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ISC

Union calls for LGBT+ education to be compulsory in all schools

 

The NEU will lobby the Government to make LGBT+ lessons compulsory in all schools. By Freddie Whittaker, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

How to improve teaching cost-effectively

 

Lee Crawfurd, a fellow of the Centre for Education Economics, details the best way to improve teaching quality. Tes.

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Tes

Labour pledges to scrap Sats

 

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the opposition, has said a Labour government would scrap Sats to stop children going through "extreme pressure testing". By Camilla Turner, The Telegraph.

The Times leading article responds to the proposal, saying it "would be a profound mistake".

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The Telegraph

Free sanitary products for all primary school girls

 

From 2020, the Government will offer free sanitary products to girls in all primary schools in England. By Judith Burns, BBC News.

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BBC

 

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