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Teaching profession headed for crisis as numbers continue to drop and working lives become ‘unbearable’

The working lives of teachers have become “unbearable” because of constant monitoring and as a result they are quitting in such numbers that the profession is heading for a crisis, according to an open letter to The Independent signed by 1,200 teachers.










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Controversy over plummeting grades will continue for years to come, claims exams chief

GCSE and A-level exams will become even tougher and more academic over the next few years, according to the head of one of the big three exam boards.









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Controversy over plummeting grades will continue for years to come, claims exam board chief

GCSE and A-level exams will become even tougher and more academic over the next few years, according to the head of one of the big three exam boards.









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VIDEO: Foster care ‘may continue to 21′

Children in care in England will be able to stay with their foster families until their 21st birthday, rather than having to leave at 18, ministers say.
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A-levels: Probe into languages teaching as pupil numbers continue to fall

Two major investigations have been launched into the state of modern foreign languages in the wake of yet another slump in the number of candidates taking the subject at A-level.


    








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A-levels: Probe into languages teaching as pupil numbers continue to fall

Two major investigations have been launched into the state of modern foreign languages in the wake of yet another slump in the number of candidates taking the subject at A-level.


    








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University students continue sit-in

A group of students protesting over plans to privatise support services at the University of Sussex continue their sit-in.
BBC News – Education & Family

Child arrests ‘continue to fall’

The number of children arrested by the police has fallen by a third since 2008, according to figures compiled by a charity.
BBC News – Education & Family

Science A-levels continue to rise

There has been an increase in the number of students studying A-level science subjects. In his column, our Science Correspondent, Pallab Ghosh, explains some of the factors behind this upsurge in interest.
BBC News – Education & Family