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    Over one in five secondary school maths lessons taught by teacher without degree in the subject

    More than one in five secondary school maths lessons is now taught by a teacher without a degree in the subject, official figures have revealed.












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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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    Exclusive: Nearly 2,000 families still without school places for their children

    More than 1,700 parents are still without a school place for their children – just days before the start of the new school year.









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    People without CRB checks could work with kids at schools when teachers strike on Thursday

    Sports coaches and scout leaders should be drafted in to keep schools open during next week’s national strike by teachers, new guidance said 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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    Pressure on Government as flagship free school forced to close after inspectors find pupils ‘in danger of leaving without being able to read and write properly’

    The Government has been forced to close one of its flagship free schools after inspectors warned that “too many pupils are in danger of leaving the school without being able to read and write properly.”


        








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    A degree without the debt… where do I sign? Birkbeck College says pioneering night classes are on the rise

    Hundreds of young people – many of them straight from school – are signing up for pioneering “night school” courses so that they can study for a degree while holding down a full-time job during the day.


        

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    A degree without the debt… where do I sign? Birkbeck College says pioneering night classes are on the rise

    Hundreds of young people – many of them straight from school – are signing up for pioneering “night school” courses so that they can study for a degree while holding down a full-time job during the day.


        








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    Million children ‘without father’

    A million children are growing up without a father in their lives, as the number of single parent families increases by 20,000 a year, a report says
    BBC News – Education & Family

    Students ‘still without payments’

    Almost half-way through term thousands of students at Scottish universities have yet to receive payments for living expenses such as rent and food, BBC Scotland learns.
    BBC News – Education & Family