P661 Teletext 661 Oct11 21:50:01       ———————————————————————————————  NEW MEASURES ON CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE Education Secretary Gillian Shephard announced measures to tighten up on classroom discipline in her speech to the Conservative Party Conference. She told the party faithful that it was a key to raising standards. For the first time, appeals committees considering school exclusions will have to consider the interests of the whole school and other pupils as well as well as those of the excluded child. ——————————————————————————————————1/5—— Keyboard 664 Flashback 671 WHAT'S ON TELETEXT TODAY? p663 Guide Teletext today Keyboard TV Plus
P661 Teletext 661 Oct11 21:51:01       ———————————————————————————————  NEW MEASURES ON CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE Education Secretary Gillian Shephard has bowed to pressure from teachers on school exclusions. Under current legislation, schools may exclude a child for a period of 15 days or permanently. Mrs Shephard said she would not allow the return of indefinite exclusions. But new legislation would allow exclusions of up to 45 days. ——————————————————————————————————2/5—— Keyboard 664 Flashback 671 WHAT'S ON TELETEXT TODAY? p663 Guide Teletext today Keyboard TV Plus
P661 Teletext 661 Oct11 21:50:00       ———————————————————————————————  NEW MEASURES ON CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE Under new legislation proposed by Education Secretary Gillian Shephard, teachers will be allowed to detain unruly children against parents' wishes At the moment, keeping a child in after school without parental permissions may be deemed "unlawful imprisonment." Schools will be required to draw up a "discipline code" saying what standards they expect and how they will be enforeced. ——————————————————————————————————3/5—— Keyboard 664 Advice 666 THIS WEEK IN HISTORY p671 Guide Teletext today Keyboard TV Plus
P661 Teletext 661 Oct11 21:51:11       ———————————————————————————————  NEW MEASURES ON CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE Mrs Shephard told the Tory faithful her education bill would allow increased diversity and choice by: allowing the Funding Agency to set up new grammar schools where parents wanted them allowing Grant Maintained schools the freedom to add nursery classes, sixth forms and boarding facilities giving all schools the freedom to increase selection where there was parental demand for it. ——————————————————————————————————4/5—— Keyboard 664 Advice 666 THIS WEEK IN HISTORY p671 Guide Teletext today Keyboard TV Plus
P661 Teletext 661 Oct11 21:50:00       ———————————————————————————————  NEW MEASURES ON CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE Earlier in the Conservative's education debate there was much mirth over the plight of the Labour MP for Cannock. Conference was told he sends his child to a Birmingham grammar school but would not be able to vote in a ballot on its future under Labour because he doesn't live in Birmingham. Labour, conference was told would "run sour grapes ballots to close our best performing schools down." ——————————————————————————————————5/5—— Keyboard 664 Advice 666 THIS WEEK IN HISTORY p671 Guide Teletext today Keyboard TV Plus