Weekly education news 21st June

‘Ofsted chief inspector backs ban on phones in schools’
The chief inspector of Ofsted is backing headteachers who ban mobile phones to prevent bad behaviour.

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What happens when ordinary people learn economics?
In Manchester, groundbreaking economics courses are giving locals the means to challenge some of society’s received wisdom – for free.

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DfE launches £5m fund to attract FE teachers
The programme, designed by the Department for Education, ETF and AoC, aims to entice up to 150 leading professionals

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