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31 October 2014 Last updated at 23:28

Ofsted 'will not win' on popularitySir Michael Wilshaw

Ofsted is unlikely to win any popularity contests, the chief inspector has admitted in a speech.

Teacher praiseLavish praise 'does not help pupils'

Teachers who try to encourage low-achieving students with lots of praise could harm their learning, claims research into classroom tactics.

The number of suicidal young people seeking help from ChildLine rose last yearChildLine seeing more suicidal children

More children who have talked about killing themselves are contacting ChildLine for help, the counselling service says.

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