Monthly Archives: November 2014

Teachers to be barred for living with offenders

Heads and teachers will be barred from working in schools in future if they live with someone who has a conviction for a violent or sexual crime, according to new rules.









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Teachers to be barred for living with offenders under new rules

Heads and teachers will be barred from working in schools in future if they live with someone who has a conviction for a violent or sexual crime, according to new rules.









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Teachers to be barred for living with criminals

Heads and teachers will be barred from working in schools in future if they live with someone who has a conviction for a violent or sexual crime, according to new rules.









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Ministers warned of crisis in teacher recruitment

Education experts last night warned of a looming teacher shortage crisis after official figures showed that the Government had missed its recruitment targets in key subjects for three years in a row.









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Green Party wants corporate tax to fund universities

Natalie Bennett, leader of the Green Party, has set out proposals to pay for higher education with enforced taxation on multinational companies.









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Exam pressure is driving more teens to eating disorders and self-harm

Growing numbers of teenagers are suffering from eating disorders and self-harm due to the pressure of exams, leading child psychologist Professor Tanya Byron has said.









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Majority of state schools will be forced to make cuts next year

The majority of state schools will be forced to cut their budgets next year despite a Coalition Government promise to maintain spending on education, says a report out today.









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Head of Tristram Hunt’s old school accuses him of ‘offensive bigotry’

The headmaster of Tristram Hunt’s old school last night accused the shadow Education Secretary of indulging in “offensive bigotry” against the independent sector.









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Private schools would have to do more for state school children or lose charity tax breaks, Labour warns

British private schools are perpetuating divisions that “corrode society” and “damage the economy”, the shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt has said, warning that such schools that fail to do more to help children from the state sector could stand to lose millions of pounds in tax breaks under a Labour government.









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Twice as many teachers banned this year for misusing social media

The number of teachers barred for the profession for inappropriate use of social media has more than doubled in the past year.









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