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Daily News Summary
6 December 2018

image 'Brexit less of a threat to the independent sector than the Labour Party'
image University is "not the only path to a great job", says Education Secretary
image Second wave of T-level subjects announced
image What can be learnt from those who come late to the teaching profession?
image All-boys choirs should admit girls, says soprano
image One million children will spend Christmas without enough food
image Country children less lonely than those in the city, study finds

'Brexit less of a threat to the independent sector than the Labour Party'

 

According to education experts, Brexit has had little impact on parents' interest in British schools, but the threat of the Labour Party is more of a concern. By Caroline Henshaw, Tes. The article quotes Caroline Jordan, headteacher ­of Headington School in Oxford.

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Tes

University is "not the only path to a great job", says Education Secretary

 

The Education Secretary, Damian Hinds MP, has commented on the "unchallenged snobbery" which surrounds vocational courses. By Camilla Turner, The Telegraph.

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The Telegraph

Second wave of T-level subjects announced

 

Damian Hinds MP, Education Secretary, will announce the second wave of T-levels today which will be taught from 2021. By Stephen Exley, Tes.

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Tes

What can be learnt from those who come late to the teaching profession?

 

Emma Kell, a secondary teacher in north-east London, discusses the benefits that mature entrants bring to the teaching profession. Tes.

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Tes

All-boys choirs should admit girls, says soprano

 

Soprano Lesley Garrett has said all-boys choirs should admit girls calling them a “throwback to a bygone age”. By Tobi Thomas, The Guardian.

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The Guardian

One million children will spend Christmas without enough food

 

A million children under the age of 10 are living in poverty, according to charity Action for Children. By Hannah Richardson, BBC News.

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BBC

Country children less lonely than those in the city, study finds

 

Research by the Office for National Statistics has found children growing up in the city are almost four times more lonely than their city counterparts. By Charles Hymas, The Telegraph.

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The Telegraph

 

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