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Half of Britons can’t spell ‘fluorescent’ without spellcheck, literacy study finds

Have you ever been embarrassed about your poor spelling, or felt that it was necessary to occasionally check a dictionary?









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Pupils who can’t read properly by 11 destined for lives of underachievement

Thousands of pupils who fail to read properly by the age of 11 will be sentenced to a lifetime of underachievement, according to a report out today.









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VIDEO: ‘You can’t teach skills without facts’

Memory is vital for learning, says a former teacher in a personal film.
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New teachers ‘can’t risk mortgages’

A teaching union leader says young teachers are shying away from taking out mortgages because of uncertainty over their future earnings.
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School head applicants ‘can’t spell’

Schools are struggling to fill vacant head teacher posts, partly because some applicants “can’t spell”, according to the National Governors Association.
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Exclusive: Outstanding schools struggle to fill headteacher jobs because applicants ‘can’t spell’

Outstanding schools are struggling to recruit suitably talented headteachers and senior staff – with some applications for headships littered with spelling and grammar errors.


    








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VIDEO: ‘We can’t afford our own house’

Living costs have risen 25% in the past five years and placed an “unprecedented” financial burden on the poor, a report has found.
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The new school laws on attendance that mean you can’t run away to the circus anymore

Travelling circuses could be hit with an exodus of performers as a result of proposed new education reforms, entertainers have warned.




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Teenagers ‘can’t read GCSE exams’

Analysis suggests thousands of UK teenagers cannot read well enough to understand their GCSE exam papers.
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Almost 50 per cent of adults can’t do basic maths (that means half)

Almost half the adults in England only have the maths skills of a primary school child, according to a report out today.




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