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Daily News Summary
7 Oct 2015

image German could face 'extinction in schools', heads warn
image Schoolchildren could be working until they're 100, says expert
image Exam system 'losing public confidence' as hundreds miss out on university places over poor marking
image ‘Toffism’ is here to stay, but private schools aren’t helping themselves
image Nicky Morgan speech to Conservative Party Conference
image National Community Action Conference for Pupils and Teachers: Uniting Communities

German could face 'extinction in schools', heads warn

 

Head teachers have warned of a "crisis in modern foreign languages" as new figures show inconsistencies in grading have become more pronounced. From HMC Annual Conference. By Javier Espinoza, Telegraph. Also reported in Daily Mail, TES, Independent

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Telegraph
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Daily Mail
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Independent

Schoolchildren could be working until they're 100, says expert

 

Speaking at a headteachers' conference, Rohit Talwar will call on schools to think about how they can prepare pupils for the changing world of work. From HMC Annual Conference. By Javier Espinoza, Telegraph. Also reported in The Times, Daily Mail, TES, Express & Star, Guardian, Mirror, Times of India, Irish Examiner, Independent

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Telegraph
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Times
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Daily Mail
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TES
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Regional Media
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Guardian
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Daily Mirror
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Times of India
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Irish Examiner
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Independent

Exam system 'losing public confidence' as hundreds miss out on university places over poor marking

 

Christopher King, HMC chairman, warns students are missing their first choices because their A-level marks were wrong. From HMC Annual Conference. By Richard Garner, Independent. Also reported in the Leicester Mercury, Daily Mail

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Independent
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Regional Media
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Daily Mail

‘Toffism’ is here to stay, but private schools aren’t helping themselves

 

If private schools are to have charitable status for tax reasons they should extend their facilities to their state counterparts more often. By Simon Jenkins, Guardian

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Guardian

Nicky Morgan speech to Conservative Party Conference

 

Listen to Education Secretary Nicky Morgan's speech, via The Spectator

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The Spectator

National Community Action Conference for Pupils and Teachers: Uniting Communities

 

The annual conference will take place at King Edward’s School, Birmingham on Saturday November 7. Speakers to include John Bird of the Big Issue, Tom Harrison of the Jubilee Centre and other national and international figures, and there will be opportunities for students to lead the Studentmeet session.

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