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Academic curriculum may worsen discipline problems say MPs

The Guardian, 3 February 2011
Publié le : 3 février 2011
 Jeevan Vasagar 

"A curriculum that is skewed towards academic subjects could encourage bad behaviour in the classroom, an influential committee of MPs warns today.

"A report by the Commons education select committee says it has heard evidence of an increase in the number of pupils in classrooms with "complex behavioural needs".

"Education psychologists told the committee that teachers say they are now expected to teach children who "would not have been in school five to 10 years ago".

"School staff have suffered over 2,000 reported injuries over the past decade, the MPs' report says, with assaults rising from 171 in 2001 to 251 in the last school year."

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