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Issue 13.09

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What Motivates People To Teach, And Why Do They Leave? Accountability, Performativity And Teacher Retention

Almost half of new teachers consider leaving within ten years, according to this new study published in the British Journal of Educational Studies.

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10/04/2019
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Plans That Work: Employment Outcomes For People With Learning Disabilities

Funding for pupils with special educational needs has been cut by 17% across England since 2015, with the North of England being worst hit, with funding down 22% since 2015, according to this report by IPPR North.

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10/04/2019
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A Review Of Approaches To Assessing Writing At The End Of Primary Education

Artificial Intelligence may struggle to recognise 'creativity' and 'persuasiveness', according to this Ofqual study of primary-age writing assessment around the world. The research looks at approaches in 15 assessment systems across a number of international jurisdictions, considering the benefits and drawbacks of different approaches.

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10/04/2019
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Online Harms White Paper

This report by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) proposes that internet sites could be fined or blocked if they fail to tackle "online harms" such as terrorist propaganda and child abuse.

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10/04/2019
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Early Access To Mental Health Support

This report by the children’s commissioner illustrates the findings of a data collection exercise to understand spending on low-level mental health services across England. The report finds wide disparities in spending on services for low-level conditions across England, where children suffering anxiety, depression and other low-level mental health conditions face a postcode lottery when seeking treatment.

Date:
15/04/2019
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No Deaf Child Left Behind

This report by the British Association of Teachers of the Deaf (BATOD) shows that two-thirds of teachers of deaf pupils work an extra day a week to cope with workload and teacher shortages. The result is that the education of deaf children is lagging behind their peers, while their teachers are being crushed by the demands of the role.

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15/04/2019
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Fair Access To Schools? The Impact Of The Appeals And Waiting List System

This research from the Education Policy Institute (EPI) examines the school appeals and waiting lists system in England. Drawing on newly available parental preferences data, the study examines how parents use these routes to secure a school place for their child. It found that families in affluent areas of England are much more likely to succeed in getting a school place on appeal.

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15/04/2019
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Age Appropriate Design

This report by the Information Commissioner's Office proposes new rules for under-18s, with 'like' and 'streaks' bans on social media. The code provides practical guidance about how to ensure online services appropriately safeguard children’s personal data.

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15/04/2019
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