Education News Round-Up February 15th

Scottish spending watchdog concerned about nursery funding
The public spending watchdog has questioned plans to fund increased nursery provision in Scotland.

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Times table check trialled ahead of rollout
Thousands of eight and nine-year-olds in England’s primary schools will take a new times tables check this spring.

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Bill Gates announces UK teacher in global top 10
A teacher from north London, named as a top-10 finalist in a global teaching award, has warned of the poor living conditions of her pupils.

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