P661 Teletext 669 Oct 2 21:00:15       ———————————————————————————————  OUR MISERABLE SCHOOLKIDS   It comes as no surprise to learn that children who are the victims of bullies suffer from depression and low self-esteem. What is news is that so do the bullies. That's the conclusion of the first study of the relation between bullying and children's lfntal health. Research published in the British Medical Journal says both bullies and victims suffer mental health problems. ——————————————————————————————————1/6—— by Serena Hennessy HAVE YOU BEEN BAMBOOZLED YET? p152 Teletext today Guide Keyboard TV Plus
P661 Teletext 669 Oct 2 21:04:18       ———————————————————————————————  DRIVE TO CURB TRUANCY   Education Secretary David Blunkett has promised a variety of measures to help schools tackle truancy and exclusions. The £500 million will be used for: New computerised registration systems to help track truants. Enabling schools, local council and police to set up "truancy watch" schemes. Helping schools provide special units where difficult pupils can be taught without disrupting others. ——————————————————————————————————2/6—— WIN a video recorder 465 WANNABE A TENNIS PROFESSIONAL p655 Teletext today Guide Keyboard TV Plus
P661 Teletext 669 Oct 2 21:00:03       ———————————————————————————————  DRIVE TO CURB TRUANCY   "Today's truanting or excluded children may be causing havoc on the streets," Mr Blunkett told Labour delegates. "They can become tomorrow's criminals. Too often they become permanently disaffected - their life chances wasted," he said. And he promised that, for the first time, all pupils, even those excluded, would be taught a full timetable. ——————————————————————————————————3/6—— WIN a video recorder 465 MOVE OVER, JAMES BOND p664 Teletext today Guide Keyboard TV Plus
P661 Teletext 669 Oct 2 21:00:05       ———————————————————————————————  DRIVE TO CURB TRUANCY   Mr Blunkett's pledge on truancy and exclusion has been welcomed by the teaching union the NASUWT. General Secretary Nigel de Gruchy said "I welcome the extra funding to deal with the disruptive youngster. "Extra staffing and new referral units should go a long way towards meeting our demands that action be taken to allow teachers to teach and the vast majority of children to learn." ——————————————————————————————————4/6—— UK NetYear 666 BECTA 665 WHAT'S ON TELETEXT TODAY? p662 Teletext today Guide Keyboard TV Plus
P661 Teletext 669 Oct 2 21:01:09       ———————————————————————————————  DRIVE TO CURB TRUANCY   Education Secretary David Blunkett pleased teaching unions with his praise for the "first rate job" they did. But he underlined the Prime Minister's words earlier in the week. "As Tony said, there is a challenge to Government but there is a challenge to the education world too. "We will invest, but we expect you to deliver," he said. "This is a deal." ——————————————————————————————————5/6—— Countdown to the millennium 105 HAVE YOU BEEN BAMBOOZLED YET? p152 Teletext today Guide Keyboard TV Plus
P661 Teletext 669 Oct 2 21:01:11       ———————————————————————————————  DRIVE TO CURB TRUANCY   Education Secretary David Blunkett said he'd invest £100 million in the National Grid For Learning next xear to develop content and infrastructure. He promised to double the capital spending on repair and maintenance of school buildings. And he gave a pledge on school loos - "A most important piece of modernisation - toilets for children, warm, comfortable and inside." ——————————————————————————————————6/6—— A cool club for your teen 140 THIS WEEK IN HISTORY p667 Teletext today Guide Keyboard TV Plus