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Daily News Summary
5 July 2019

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image Nick Gibb: 'England's education system post-Brexit must remain internationalist'
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image How to get the most out of class discussion
image Labour MP to join protest over school funding
image Asbestos concerns in almost 700 English schools

Number of pupils with SEND continues to rise

 

Statistics from the Department for Education show the number of students in England's schools with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) has increased for the third year in a row. By Helen Ward, Tes.

In a separate article, John Claughton, former chief master of King Edward's School and current governor of Selly Oak Trust School, highlights how children with SEND can benefit from joining the Combined Cadet Force. Tes.

Nick Gibb: 'England's education system post-Brexit must remain internationalist'

 

The schools minister reassured fellow G7 ministers yesterday that the English education system would continue to draw upon international examples of best practice, saying "education transcends borders, nationalities and languages". By Emma Boys, Tes.

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Tes

'Children should be taught about careers in manufacturing'

 

David Millar, managing director of manufacturing firm Heap & Partners, writes in The Telegraph detailing the importance of making young people aware of the benefits of pursuing a career in manufacturing.

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The Telegraph

How to get the most out of class discussion

 

Jamie Thom, English teacher and author of 'Slow Teaching: on finding calm, clarity and impact in the classroom', discusses the ways in which he has drawn upon research to improve his pupils' question and answer sessions. Tes.

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Tes

Labour MP to join protest over school funding

 

Jess Phillips will join parent group Save Our Schools in a demonstration against funding cuts, which have resulted in some schools closing early on Fridays. By Eleanor Busby, The Independent.

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The Independent

Asbestos concerns in almost 700 English schools

 

676 state-funded schools and academies have been referred to the Health and Safety Executive for failing to provide evidence "that they were managing asbestos in line with regulatory requirements". By Frances Perraudin, The Guardian.

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The Guardian

 

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