Monday, April 02, 2007

History & News

History: D-Day The Total Story Episode 1

On the News
Testing regime for 11-year-olds 'puts pupils off education'
And right at the end of the article: "New legal powers for teachers to discipline unruly pupils came into force yesterday. For the first time teachers will have the legal right to place pupils in detention and confiscate items such as mobile phones."
Teachers' rights law takes effect
"...the new law explicitly states that teachers have the right to physically restrain and remove unruly pupils, and impose detention, including sessions outside school hours and on Saturdays. Teachers will be able to discipline pupils outside school too. ... The new powers are enshrined in the 2006 Education and Inspections Act - much of which came into force on 1 April."