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Heads warn over pupils’ untreated mental health issues | BBC News

Children’s untreated mental health issues could spiral into psychiatric problems later in life unless more is done in schools, say head teachers. The National Association of Head Teachers says with a fifth of children having a mental health problem before age 11, it is a key concern. A snapshot survey of 1,455 English heads suggests […]

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Developing world-beating maths teachers ‘to take a decade’ | BBC News

It will take a decade to bring maths teaching in England up to world-beating standards, say subject experts. A report from the Advisory Council on Mathematics Education (ACME) suggests teachers responsible for maths in both primary and secondary schools need better qualifications and training. Without more good teachers efforts to improve skills were “built on sand”, […]

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The Abiding Principles of Ethical Leadership in Education

Given that a fair proportion of this blog concerns itself with principles of change, The Edvocate website rightly reminds us of some unchanging principles of leadership in education: The Eight Principles of Ethical Leadership in Education | The Edvocate https://learningrenaissance.wordpress.com/2015/10/07/the-abiding-principles-of-ethical-leadership-in-education/

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University rankings: UK ‘a stand-out performer’ | BBC News

The UK has 34 universities in the Times Higher Education ranking of the world’s top 200 institutions, with Oxford climbing to second best globally. Oxford climbs to second place, while Cambridge and Imperial College London also make the top 10 in fourth and eighth places respectively. See the full Top 20 list on the BBC […]

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