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Daily News Summary
5 December 2018

image The growth of private tutoring in the UK
image Independent school headteacher details social media campaign
image 'Don't knock schools for giving teachers a day off to buy presents'
image 'Managed risk-taking is important for nursery children'
image Government's exclusions review expected to cover off-rolling
image 'Greater powers needed to tackle unregistered schools'

The growth of private tutoring in the UK

 

The Guardian looks at the rise in families turning to the UK's private tuition sector. By Sally Weale.

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The Guardian

Independent school headteacher details social media campaign

 

Sally-Anne Huang, head of James Allen's Girls' School, tells iNews about her #headteachersreallife initiative, which aims to counter impossibly perfect ideals with honest alternatives. By Matilda Battersby.

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iNews

'Don't knock schools for giving teachers a day off to buy presents'

 

Teacher and author, Omar Akbar, writes for Tes in support of schools that give teachers a day off to buy Christmas presents, pointing out how much overtime they put in.

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Tes

'Managed risk-taking is important for nursery children'

 

Ofsted has urged nurseries and other childcare settings to take a common sense approach to health and safety, taking care not to stifle children’s physical development. By Rosemary Bennett, The Times.

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The Times

Government's exclusions review expected to cover off-rolling

 

Tes has revealed the Department for Education's school exclusions review will look at off-rolling, exceeding its original remit. By Martin George.

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Tes

'Greater powers needed to tackle unregistered schools'

 

Ofsted chief inspector, Amanda Spielman, has said the education watchdog needs greater powers to close down illegal schools. By Eleanor Busby, The Independent.

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The Independent

 

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