Education News Round-Up March 16th

‘Too much paid’ to build free schools
Too much money is being paid for the land and buildings needed for new government-funded free schools, the Commons spending watchdog has said.

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Revision App customers complain of unexpected payments
Students using an exam revision app say they have been charged repeatedly, even when they no longer need it or have not been able to use it.

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Teacher training changes to attract ‘very best’ to Wales
Changes to teacher training in Wales will help attract the “very best” talent to Welsh schools, the education secretary has said.

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Should pupils have to learn sign language?
“When I meet hearing children who can sign, I feel happy and confident,” says Emmanuel, seven.

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