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Daily News Summary
23 Jun 2016

image Poor pupils 'are still let down', warns Ofsted boss
image Sir Michael Wilshaw: Sorry if I’ve caused offence
image Stop using Snapchat to spy on your kids, headmistress warns parents
image Working class children 'ashamed of saying they want to go to university'
image Girls' schools chain appoints advertising executive as its next leader
image Elite universities tumble down teaching excellence ranking
image Pupils order takeaways delivered to schools
image 'If you're going to teach in a British school abroad, you can't escape the paperwork completely'

Poor pupils 'are still let down', warns Ofsted boss

 

TELEGRAPH EDUCATION FESTIVAL Poor pupils are still being let down by the English education system, Ofsted boss Sir Michael Wilshaw has warned. In a speech on Thursday, he will highlight the "appalling injustice" of children from poorer homes continuing to fall behind their wealthier peers. BBC News. Also in Guardian.

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BBC
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Guardian

Sir Michael Wilshaw: Sorry if I’ve caused offence

 

TELEGRAPH EDUCATION FESTIVAL Outspoken Sir Michael Wilshaw is set to issue a mea culpa later today in a keynote speech at the Festival of Education – stating “if I have stirred up emotions … and caused offence by speaking bluntly, then I apologise”. By John Dickens, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

Stop using Snapchat to spy on your kids, headmistress warns parents

 

TELEGRAPH EDUCATION FESTIVAL Children no longer have independence because Snapchat and FaceTime mean parents are spying on them, head of Wimbledon High School has said. Quotes Jane Lunnon. By Javier Espinoza, Telegraph.

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Telegraph

Working class children 'ashamed of saying they want to go to university'

 

TELEGRAPH EDUCATION FESTIVAL Young people from deprived backgrounds who say they want to go to university face the ‘equivalent of coming out sexually’, an educational consultant has said, as he warned children are no longer ashamed of being poor. By Javier Espinoza, Telegraph.

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Telegraph

Girls' schools chain appoints advertising executive as its next leader

 

Cheryl Giovannoni, who worked for the agency famous for promoting Dove soap and Barbie, will take over as chief executive of the Girls' Day School Trust. By Irena Barker, TES.

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TES

Elite universities tumble down teaching excellence ranking

 

Elite universities have tumbled down a new university ranking when judged on their teaching quality as critics say they spend too much time on research. By Javier Espinoza, Telegraph. Also a full ranking list.

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Telegraph
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Telegraph

Pupils order takeaways delivered to schools

 

Children are turning up their noses at school dinners and packed lunches and ordering takeaways instead. The growing popularity of junk food deliveries to schools troubles public health leaders, who are today calling for a ban. By Chris Smyth, Times.

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Times

'If you're going to teach in a British school abroad, you can't escape the paperwork completely'

 

Teaching abroad offers the chance to broaden your horizons, embrace a new culture and learn a language. But, however much the sun shines, the job still involves planning, assessment and report-writing. Opinion by Colin Harris, TES.

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TES

 

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