Education News Round-Up November 16th

Developing world-beating maths teachers ‘to take a decade’
It will take a decade to bring maths teaching in England up to world-beating standards, say subject experts.
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Schools’ religious assemblies ‘should be scrapped’
The duty of British schools to arrange daily acts of collective worship should be scrapped, a report says.
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One in six new entrants to teaching in England qualified overseas
Nearly one in six teachers entering England’s classrooms for the first time last year qualified overseas, government figures suggest.
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False widow spiders infestation forces closure of primary schools
Two primary schools have closed after becoming infested with the most venomous spider in Britain.
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