Education News Round-Up November 30th

Teacher training target missed for fifth year in a row in England
There has been a failure to attract a fifth of the trainee teachers the government says are needed for secondary schools in England.

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Teach Reception children how to grip a pencil, says Ofsted
Children in Reception class in England should be taught how to grip a pencil properly and how to sit correctly at a table, says the watchdog Ofsted.

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From 2:1 degree to zero-hours contract
As a report finds having a degree offers young women little help in the jobs market if they are also mothers needing flexible working hours, one young mum explains her frustration.

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