Education News Round-Up March 23rd

Drop in teacher training recruits revealed
There are fears it could get even tougher to recruit teachers after a drop in the number of trainees on courses in England.

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School governors point to ‘diabolical’ budget squeeze
School governors have pointed to a “catastrophic” squeeze on budgets, as the government prepares to introduce a new funding formula for schools.

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Heads increase pressure over school funding
Head teachers representing some 3,000 schools in England have written to their local MPs and ministers calling for a rethink on school finance plans.

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Pupils need internet lessons to thrive online, say Lords
Learning to survive in a world dominated by the internet should be as important for children as reading and writing, says a House of Lords report.

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