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Ofsted wants maths test teaching change
Maths misunderstanding multiplying, Ofsted warns

School pupils are being taught to pass maths exams without fully developing their understanding of the subject, Ofsted has claimed. The education watchdog says many secondary schools are placing excessive emphasis on routine exercises, rather than focusing on the applicability of maths in everyday life. And it warns that in nearly ten per cent of… Read more »

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Government must end pension inequality for low-income workers

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) urges swift action to end the injustice that people on low incomes (mostly women) are charged 25 per cent more for their pension contributions due to the way their employers’ pensions schemes operate.

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CCTV cameras installed in school toilets
CCTV cameras installed in school toilets

Ten per cent of teachers have admitted to the presence of CCTV cameras in school toilets, according to a new report, with a quarter of teachers say they are worried about the presence of the cameras in their schools. The report by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) found that 85 per cent of… Read more »