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Daily News Summary
14 November 2019

image 'Children should learn first aid and CPR from an early age'
image Teachers say reducing class sizes is their 'top priority' for the next government
image Liberal Democrats pledge gender-neutral school uniform policy
image Figures suggest one in 50 'children in need' have not yet been born
image 'Education is a key issue this general election'

'Children should learn first aid and CPR from an early age'

 

Dorothy MacGinty, head of Kilgraston School, writes in Tes arguing children should be taught life-saving skills from an early age.

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Tes

Teachers say reducing class sizes is their 'top priority' for the next government

 

A study from the National Education Union (NEU) has found 34 per cent of teachers say reducing class sizes is their "absolute top priority" for the next government. According to research from the NEU, 89 per cent of constituencies in England have seen in increase in average class sizes since 2010. By James Carr, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

Liberal Democrats pledge gender-neutral school uniform policy

 

Under new plans put forward by the Liberal Democrats, schools would be ordered to allow children to wear shorts, trousers or skirts regardless of their gender. By Lizzy Buchan, The Independent.

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The Independent

Figures suggest one in 50 'children in need' have not yet been born

 

According to figures published by the Department for Education, 7,000 "children in need" in England have not yet been born. By Sean Coughlan, BBC News.

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BBC

'Education is a key issue this general election'

 

Ed Dorrell writes in Tes outlining the key education issues expected to be discussed this general election.

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Tes

 

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