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'How I made fathers in Senegal carry babies on their backs'

bbc education - Τρίτη, 16/04/2019 - 02:27
A photographer breaks stereotypes in Senegal to show that men can be seen in public caring for their children.
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Four out of 10 teachers plan to quit, survey suggests

bbc education - Τρίτη, 16/04/2019 - 02:16
Long hours and workload prompt 40% of UK teachers to plan their escape from the classroom, a survey says.
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Graffiti punished by reading - 'It worked!' says prosecutor

bbc education - Τρίτη, 16/04/2019 - 02:09
Two-and-a-half years after five teenagers were sentenced by a court to read a list of books, all are still in education and none has reoffended.
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Fifth of teachers plan to leave profession within two years

the guardian - Τρίτη, 16/04/2019 - 02:01

National Education Union warns of exodus caused by excessive workloads

Two-fifths of teachers, school leaders and support staff plan to quit education in the next five years due to “out of control” workload pressures and “excessive” accountability, according to a poll by the country’s biggest teaching union.

Despite recent government attempts to address teachers’ concerns, 40% who took part in the survey predict they will no longer be working in education by 2024 and just under one in five (18%) expect to leave the classroom in less than two years.

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Thousands of pupils set to miss out on first-choice primary school

the guardian - Τρίτη, 16/04/2019 - 02:01

Headteachers say increasingly fragmented system to blame for lack of coordinated planning

Thousands of parents in England are expected to miss out on their first choice of primary school on Tuesday when local authorities notify families where their child will start their education in September.

About half a million families will be contacted on national offer day, mainly by email. Although pressure on places in primary schools has eased slightly in some areas of the country, headteachers have warned an increasingly fragmented school system has led to a lack of coordinated planning for places.

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Parents find out about primary school places

bbc education - Τρίτη, 16/04/2019 - 01:58
Families in England are getting primary school offers, with one in 10 likely to miss out on their first choice.
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Primary teachers to be balloted on boycotting Sats

the guardian - Δευτέρα, 15/04/2019 - 22:03

If vote is successful, NEU members in England will not administer the exams in 2020

Primary schoolteachers are to be balloted on whether to boycott Sats next year because of concerns that high-stakes testing is harming children’s mental health.

Delegates at the National Education Union (NEU) annual conference in Liverpool voted in favour of the action after a heated debate, seeing off an amendment from the executive which had argued that a ballot was not the most appropriate tactic.

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'He said two things to me in five years. And one was thanks for the cheese' - Merce Cunningham

the guardian - Δευτέρα, 15/04/2019 - 15:56

He was a rail-thin, zen-like powerhouse who electrified dance – and his pupils. As Merce Cunningham’s centenary is celebrated, four disciples recall an unforgettable teacher

Valda Setterfield, danced with the company in 1961 and 1965-75
When I came to New York in 1958, I was 23 and didn’t know a thing. A British dancer said to me: “You know, they have very interesting ideas in New York that we don’t have.” I felt maybe I’d made a mistake, but then I watched Merce’s class and thought: “This is why I came to America!”

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Une certaine idée des leçons de mathématiques

lemonde_edu - Δευτέρα, 15/04/2019 - 15:31
Dans sa chronique, Etienne Ghys nous emmène aux challenges organisés par l’association MATh.en.JEANS, destinés aux élèves de tous les niveaux scolaires. Une belle façon de donner le goût des maths.
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Under-18s face 'like' and 'streaks' bans on social media

bbc education - Δευτέρα, 15/04/2019 - 12:35
The UK's data watchdog proposes restrictions on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat among others.
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Blocage des « Suppliantes » : pour l’UNEF, « il existe un racisme institutionnel »

lemonde_edu - Δευτέρα, 15/04/2019 - 12:29
La présidente du syndicat étudiant défend le blocage fin mars à la Sorbonne de la pièce de théâtre « Les Suppliantes », d’Eschyle, à la mise en scène accusée de « blackface ».
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Vers une initiation à la natation dès la maternelle pour lutter contre les noyades

lemonde_edu - Δευτέρα, 15/04/2019 - 11:47
La ministre des sports, Roxana Maracineanu, lance un plan pour initier les enfants au milieu aquatique dès 4 ans.
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'A woman wants to die. As a social worker, I help her see that life matters'

the guardian - Δευτέρα, 15/04/2019 - 10:48

My job as a mental health social worker involves supporting people in crisis and advocating for others

The hospital team’s consultant psychiatrist and I meet with Colin, who’s been referred by his GP. He hasn’t left home on his own for a month because he’s been hearing voices which make him believe he’s going to be kidnapped. The psychiatrist discusses medication with Colin, and I speak to him about the things in his life that affect his mental health.

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Possible Hazing Episode Causes SUNY Buffalo to Suspend Fraternity and Sorority Activities

NYTimes - Δευτέρα, 15/04/2019 - 07:23
An 18-year-old student, Sebastian Serafin-Bazan, ended up in critical condition at an area hospital after going into cardiac arrest.
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L’université face à la montée des débats sur les questions de race, de genre et de religion

lemonde_edu - Δευτέρα, 15/04/2019 - 05:09
Le blocage de la pièce de théâtre « Les Suppliantes », d’Eschyle, à la Sorbonne, par des militants de la cause noire est emblématique du développement de ces crispations.
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The 'untold misery' of special needs shortfalls

bbc education - Δευτέρα, 15/04/2019 - 02:16
A teaching union reveals nearly every council in England is short of money for special needs support.
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‘I was put in a school isolation booth more than 240 times'

bbc education - Δευτέρα, 15/04/2019 - 02:15
A teenager who tried to take her own life after months in a school isolation booth says she felt trapped.
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Special-needs children lose out on £1.2bn of support, says union

the guardian - Δευτέρα, 15/04/2019 - 02:01

Teachers say government funding has failed to keep pace with soaring demand

Children in England with special educational needs and disabilities (Send) have lost out on £1.2bn worth of services because government funding has failed to keep pace with soaring demand for additional support over the past four years, according to an analysis.

The number of children and young people with an education, health and care plan, a legal document detailing a child’s entitlement to support for special needs, has risen from 240,000 to 320,000 since 2015 – an increase of 33% – according to research by the National Education Union (NEU).

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53,000 pupils in limbo after rise in ‘zombie’ academy schools

the guardian - Δευτέρα, 15/04/2019 - 02:00

Figures show 93 state schools in England waiting to join new trust, according to Labour

Rising numbers of pupils in England are being taught in state schools that have been left to drift for months or even years without established management, according to figures obtained by Labour.

It estimated that more than 50,000 pupils are currently attending academies in England that have been unable to join a multi-academy trust or find a sponsor, leading the opposition to claim that the government’s flagship schools improvement policy is in tatters.

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Morehouse College, a Traditionally Black All-Male School, Says It Will Accept Transgender Men

NYTimes - Δευτέρα, 15/04/2019 - 01:06
The policy, which was announced on Saturday, will continue to ban from enrollment women anyone who identifies as a woman.
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