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Daily News Summary
29 January 2019

image The coaches who helped Callum Hudson-Odoi become the star he is today
image Letters: Class and aspiration
image Will the Government's recruitment and retention strategy make a difference to schools?
image Careers advice funding for disadvantaged young people
image Unions demand 5% pay rise for teachers and leaders
image 'The joy of bumping into former pupils'
image Screen time inhibits children's communication and coordination, study suggests
image 'Why it's a good thing the middle class are supporting apprenticeships'

The coaches who helped Callum Hudson-Odoi become the star he is today

 

The Times features interviews with independent school coaches who helped 18-year-old Callum Hudson-Odoi to become one of England's top young football players. Hudson-Odoi benefited from a bursary provided by Whitgift School in Croydon. By Gregor Robertson.

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The Times

Letters: Class and aspiration

 

Kathy Crewe-Read, head at Wolverhampton Grammar School, writes to The Times about the importance of aspiration in determining the outcomes of young people.

Letter just below half-way.

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The Times

Will the Government's recruitment and retention strategy make a difference to schools?

 

Following the education secretary's recruitment and retention strategy announcement, Eleanor Busby questions whether the new plans will make teaching more attractive. The Independent.

Tes details "everything you need to know" about the teacher recruitment and retention strategy.

The Telegraph includes an opinion piece from Oli Ryan, a senior manager at planbee.com, in which he says 'throwing cash at teachers will not keep them in the classroom'.

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The Independent

Careers advice funding for disadvantaged young people

 

The Careers and Enterprise Company has announced that two-fifths of its annual fund will be targeted at programmes supporting looked-after children, children with special educational needs and disabilities, care leavers, and young people from gypsy, Roma and traveller backgrounds. By George Ryan, Tes.

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Tes

Unions demand 5% pay rise for teachers and leaders

 

The Association of School and College Leaders, National Association of Head Teachers, National Education Union and Voice have demanded a pay rise for their members, fully-funded by the Government. By Freddie Whittaker, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

'The joy of bumping into former pupils'

 

Adam Black, a primary teacher in Scotland, writes how bumping into former pupils acts as a reminder about why people go into the teaching profession. Tes.

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Tes

Screen time inhibits children's communication and coordination, study suggests

 

New research has found young children are falling behind in their communication skills due to too much screen time. By Henry Bodkin, The Telegraph.

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The Telegraph

'Why it's a good thing the middle class are supporting apprenticeships'

 

Sameeha Shaikh discusses the stigma that she feels is still attached to apprenticeships. The Telegraph.

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The Telegraph

 

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