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The salary increase for new teachers is welcome news, but the government also needs to focus retention.

The proposal to increase teachers’ salaries to £30,000 by 2022-23 necessary and will be welcomed by many. However, as Dr Mary Bousted rightly points out, the government also needs to set out how teachers will be retained. 

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It's hotting up at #EUPromise

Tübingen in southern Germany was experiencing the June European heatwave when members of the Erasmus project ‘PROMISE; Promoting Inclusion in Society through Education: Professional Dilemmas in Practice’ attended the project meeting at the end of the first year of work.

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Mental Health in the Early Years and in Primary Schools

Schools can play a significant role in reducing mental ill health in children and young people but this is a sticking plaster which masks the underlying causes of poor mental health.

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Body image and mental health

The rise of social media has led to an increase in the number of digitally manipulated images and researchers across the globe are giving increased attention to the effect of digital editing on young people’s self-esteem.

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Mental Health in Young People

Mental ill health in young people appears to be increasing. There is a link between social deprivation and mental ill health. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), including abuse, neglect and insecure attachments with primary caregivers also contribute to poor mental health.

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Graduate in two years - accelerated degrees

In August 2017, the Carnegie School of Education opened its doors to a new cohort of students on a new accelerated degree in Primary Education.

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The new 'PE with' Ebacc scheme

A positive step to support recruitment issues in priority subject areas or an insult to the profession?