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Daily News Summary
3 January 2019

image Low pay and workload deters people from entering teaching profession, say unions
image "Mini dissertations" for sixth formers to boost university success
image First aid training for five-year-olds
image The importance of ensuring school toilets are fit for purpose and a safe space
image 'My New Year's resolution - to cut the education jargon'

Low pay and workload deters people from entering teaching profession, say unions

 

Research carried out on behalf of the Government’s Get Into Teaching campaign has revealed two in five people believe they would make a good teacher but, according to unions, the workload and low pay are putting them off. By Eleanor Busby, The Independent.

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The Independent

"Mini dissertations" for sixth formers to boost university success

 

As sixth formers compete for a place at one of the top universities, many are completing "mini dissertations” to prepare for their future studies. By Rosemary Bennett and Chris Matthews, The Times.

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The Times

First aid training for five-year-olds

 

Under the Government's new health education plans, children as young as five will be taught basic first aid as a compulsory part of the curriculum. By Anna Mikhailova, The Telegraph.

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The Telegraph

The importance of ensuring school toilets are fit for purpose and a safe space

 

Dr Emma Kell, a secondary teacher in north-east London, discusses the importance of making school toilets a safe space. Tes.

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Tes

'My New Year's resolution - to cut the education jargon'

 

Michael Tidd, a headteacher in West Sussex, discusses why he feels education jargon should be abandoned. Tes.

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Tes

 

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