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Month: October 2015

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Grammar schools: a question of privilege?

An interesting article centering on the news that government ministers have decided to approve Weald of Kent School’s proposed expansion into a new site in Sevenoaks, yields some important points of discussion: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-34535778 Although the government, represented here by the Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan, is keen to stress that this

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Teacher shortage in UK schools

This report referred to in this article, featured last month on the BBC news website (http://bbc.in/1KYhR39), highlights what has been apparent for some time; the chronic shortage of new teacher training recruits which, combined with a projected increase in pupil numbers at secondary school level, risks increasing the already heavy

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