Education News Round-Up November 3rd

Morgan: Tougher tests and top teachers in weak schools
Primary school pupils in England could face formal tests at the age of seven – and a pool of “elite teachers” will be recruited to work in struggling schools in coastal towns.
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Bursary cuts ‘risk primary teacher numbers’
Bursaries for trainee primary teachers in England will be slashed from next year, sparking fears the move could fuel the teacher recruitment crisis.
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Half of teachers lack knowledge needed to improve pupils’ literacy, survey finds
“Half of teachers believe they are not knowledgeable enough to improve pupils’ literacy, according to new research.
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Why 5+5+5 doesn’t always make 15: Maths exam question divides the internet
A Year 3 pupil was marked down for the solution written out for 5×3
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