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express
Teaching union is forced to withdraw anti-Israeli 'propaganda' from British classrooms A TEACHING union has been forced to withdraw a controversial pro-Palestinian
Teaching union is forced to withdraw anti-Israeli 'propaganda' from British classrooms
express / Posted 16 hours ago
A TEACHING union has been forced to withdraw a controversial pro-Palestinian education pack amid accusations it was anti-Semitic “political propaganda”. Pupils... Read more
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express
Anger at anti-Israel 'propaganda' promoted by teaching union for use in British schools CAMPAIGNERS have reacted with fury after it emerged that children as young as
Anger at anti-Israel 'propaganda' promoted by teaching union for use in British schools
express / Posted yesterday
CAMPAIGNERS have reacted with fury after it emerged that children as young as three are being taught using pro-Palestinian “political propaganda”. Campaigners... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Merseyside children at risk of asbestos exposure at schoolMerseyside Merseyside’s largest teaching union the NUT has raised concerns for
Merseyside children at risk of asbestos exposure at school
Liverpool Echo / Posted 9 days ago
Merseyside Merseyside’s largest teaching union the NUT has raised concerns for children’s safety and say schools are an “asbestos timebomb” that can trigger lung disease in people decades after exposure. It warns that boisterous children could... Read more
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Independent
Schools are spending thousands of pounds of public money trying to unfairly boost Ofsted resultsFrom September, Ofsted inspectors will be banned from taking up lucrative freel
Schools are spending thousands of pounds of public money trying to unfairly boost Ofsted results
Independent / Posted 16 days ago
From September, Ofsted inspectors will be banned from taking up lucrative freelance work “moonlighting” in schools to help them prepare for inspections. Meanwhile the Department for Education said it would clamp down on headteachers using school... Read more
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Independent
Schools are spending thousands of pounds of public money trying to unfairly boost Ofstead resultsFrom September, Ofsted inspectors will be banned from taking up lucrative freel
Schools are spending thousands of pounds of public money trying to unfairly boost Ofstead results
Independent / Posted 16 days ago
From September, Ofsted inspectors will be banned from taking up lucrative freelance work “moonlighting” in schools to help them prepare for inspections. Meanwhile the Department for Education said it would clamp down on headteachers using school... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Middle class parents are 'colonising' nurseries, says head of OfstedAddressing a conference in London, Sir Michael said: “Where schools are taking
Middle class parents are 'colonising' nurseries, says head of Ofsted
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
Addressing a conference in London, Sir Michael said: “Where schools are taking two year olds, they are not the most disadvantaged. “Forty per cent of two-year olds in England are eligible for a funded place based mainly on family income. And yet,... Read more
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Independent
Nursery schools have been 'colonised by the middle class', says Ofsted chiefSir Michael, the head of education standards watchdog Ofsted, said it meant the
Nursery schools have been 'colonised by the middle class', says Ofsted chief
Independent / Posted 22 days ago
Sir Michael, the head of education standards watchdog Ofsted, said it meant they were educating children “who would be just as well catered for from an education perspective in a private nursery, a childminder or indeed at home”. Speaking at the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Braveheart star Alun Armstrong leads call to support Durham Miners' GalaVeteran actor Alun Armstrong has backed a campaign to support the Durham Miners
Braveheart star Alun Armstrong leads call to support Durham Miners' Gala
chroniclelive / Posted 1 months ago
Veteran actor Alun Armstrong has backed a campaign to support the Durham Miners’ Gala. He will lead a rallying cry by Friends of Durham Miners’ Gala at the Town Hall in Durham on Thursday, just days before the 131st Gala takes place in the... Read more