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

 
7th January, 2020
Daily Mail is reporting that tens of thousands more pupils will be given free breakfasts in an £11.8million push to help poorer families.
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7th January, 2020
According to The Independent, EU teachers are likely to face fees of £4,345 to work in the UK for five years after Brexit in a move that will worsen an existing recruitment crisis, ministers have been warned.
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21st December, 2019
Teachers are acting as social ­workers, family support workers, mental health practitioners, speech and language therapists, and even the police because of crippling cuts, Mirror reports.
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21st December, 2019
According to iNews, Reballots have already opened at 12 universities being asked to support walk-outs in 2020 in a dispute over pay and pensions.
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20th December, 2019
According to The Guardian, Tate says many state schools are ‘starved of the resources to support access to culture’
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20th December, 2019
Even though the introduction of GDPR led to the production of vast amounts of media content, the principles behind it were really nothing new. All that changed was the degree of rigor with which they were to be enforced.
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17th December, 2019
Teaching is one of the most difficult professions out there. Even more so if you teach challenging kids in challenging areas. Even even more so if you’re not getting the support you need. A recovering teacher writes in Teachwire.
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16th December, 2019
According to figures published by the exam regulator in England, Ofqual, 3,040 penalties were issued to students this summer for malpractice, compared to 2,735 in 2018. iNews reports.
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16th December, 2019
This is for you SLT fun police out there. There is maybe twice a year that you need to have the argument with teachers about working right to the end of term: Christmas and Summer holidays, and I’m sorry, I’m very much team “Last week of term, all bets are off”. Tes reports
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14th December, 2019
A recent Institute on Education (IOE) report from UCL, “New evidence on teachers’ working hours in England” focused on the barely changing teacher workload. Much of it will resonate with teachers across the UK: teachers work hard. FE News reports.
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