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Please find a selection of news stories relating to technology in education and to the challenges facing schools and teachers.

 
16th January, 2020
According to TES, the UK has fallen five places in global education rankings, a new report reveals, with some analysts blaming the political focus on Brexit for sidelining education initiatives.
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16th January, 2020
According to The Independent, families are being denied a true choice over where their children go to primary school as a result of a “haphazard approach” to admissions, headteachers have warned.
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16th January, 2020
National Grid has launched a three-year series of educational workshops for school pupils. The workshops will be directly linked to the National Curriculum and will feature activities relevant to the construction timeline of a subsea electricity cable - currently being built between the UK and Denmark, known locally as the Viking Link interconnector
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15th January, 2020
TES is reporting that more innovation is needed to ensure the FE sector is a success, according to Unity Howard, of the New Schools Network.
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15th January, 2020
According to BBC, Mandarin could be taught in Welsh secondary schools in a bid to raise Wales’ international profile.
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14th January, 2020
TES is reporting that Ofsted’s reintroduction of thematic subject reviews will be “state of the nation” looks into teaching in maths and languages, it has been revealed.
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13th January, 2020
The Mail online reported Kathy Crewe-Read is the headmistress of Wolverhampton Grammar School. She said: 'Children need to be prepared for the future, not for the past', everything is stored digitally on iPads and class discussions can be filmed
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11th January, 2020
BBC is reporting that every school in England currently rated as “outstanding” would be inspected in the next five years, under proposals from the Department for Education
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11th January, 2020
According to TES, shortages in apprenticeship levy funding mean providers have to turn down small employers, according to AELP su
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10th January, 2020
TES is reporting that MAT leader claims Ofsted’s new curriculum inspections are unfair to schools in deprived areas focused on improving the numeracy and literacy.
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