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

 
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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10th January, 2020
According to Daily Mail, Britain lags far behind Europe in learning foreign languages with fewer than one in three under-30s able to read and write in anything other than English.
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9th January, 2020
According to ITV, classrooms in deprived areas are becoming a “dumping ground” for problem children, with hundreds of thousands of pupils in England spending their entire school careers in some of the worst-rated learning environments, an Ofsted inspection suggests.
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9th January, 2020
TES is reporting that private schools’ leader says they can’t be ‘Luddite’ or ‘stick their heads in the sand’ about pupil use of mobile phones.
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8th January, 2020
According to iNews, two thirds of the millennial workforce say they are likely to make a major career change in the near future.
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8th January, 2020
Permanent exclusions in England have soared by 70 per cent since 2012-13, but not one of Dunraven’s 1,744 pupils have been permanently excluded in the past four years, Evening Standard reports.
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8th January, 2020
TES is reporting that Ofsted chief says controversial curriculum changes introduced by former Tory education secretary, Michael Gove, are bedding in “pretty well”.
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